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Why advanced freelancers shouldn’t use 99Designs (and other contest sites)

in Selling Guides

Speculative work (also known as spec. work, or contests) is a plague in the online creative industry. It damages how ...

How to win freelance work without proposals

in Positioning Guides

Writing proposals has to be the most time consuming and least motivating part of freelance work. A lot of effort goes...

A sales process for advanced freelancers

in Selling Guides

Like any entrepreneur, advanced freelancers should be working on their business, as well as in it. The sales process ...

Budgeting for Freelancers

in Working Guides

Working as an independent professional can be quite challenging and demanding, especially when it comes to managing f...

Stand Out from the Crowd on Job Sites

in Selling Guides

Job sites are a popular way for freelancers to find work, but a quick glance at any of them will show you just what a...

How to cold email a freelance lead

in Selling Guides

I’ve gotten to see a lot of client introduction emails over the past couple of months. I’ve realised that most freela...

How delegating tasks can improve your workflow

in Working Guides

Delegating tasks will not only improve your workflow, but this simple act can also save you money in the long term. T...

What to do when you have no freelance work

in Working Guides

It’s normal to want to fill your schedule with paid client work. But when you’re just working for clients you’ll lose...

Where should you work?

in Working Guides

A big benefit of freelancing is the freedom to work wherever you want, whenever you want. No more 9-5, stuck in an of...

Why advanced freelancers shouldn’t use Bidding websites (Like UpWork, Freelancer.com, PeoplePerHour)

in Selling Guides

Freelance bidding websites attract a lot of freelance projects. They do this by encouraging competition and cheap pri...

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