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Holidays for freelancers

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Between negotiating your rate, chasing up unpaid invoices and answering emails at 11 pm on a Friday - at some point i...

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

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

8 red flags to avoid bad freelance clients

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A bad client can cost you more than just the time spent dealing with the hassle they create. There are greater risks ...

Why customer service should be a freelancers priority

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There are 2 main reasons I write so much about sales for freelancers. 1) Selling is depressing work for people who ma...

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

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

How a freelancer can provide exceptional customer service

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It’s clear that providing good customer service should be expected. But going beyond that can help your freelance bus...

What to do when you have no freelance work

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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?

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

How to write the perfect freelance case study

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Not all case studies are created equally. Most are pretty shit actually. For freelancers that aren’t professional wri...

Budgeting for Freelancers

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

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