You may have already been approached by a potential client who has a seemingly impossible project that no one wants to work on. Turning this “ugly” project down may seem like a no-brainer, but is it really the right thing to do?
If you haven’t been approached by a client with an “ugly” project yet, chances are good that you will be offered one at some point during your freelancing career.
In this post, we’ll take a look at “ugly” projects and discuss how you might benefit by giving them a second look. Also, I’ll share my own experience with an “ugly” job and ask you to share yours.
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If you’re like most of us, you probably don’t know. The truth is that most freelancers have no idea why they lose a client or why they don’t get a gig.
There are plenty of freelancing mistakes that can cost you work. Happily, most of these mistakes can be avoided.
Making mistakes in the process of finding work can be painful. As freelancers, we count on a steady stream of projects in order to stay afloat. In this post, I’ll list some common mistakes that freelancers frequently make and describe how you can avoid making them yourself.
Do you have more work than you can do right now?
Here on Freelance Folder, we spend a lot of time talking about how to get more freelance work…and rightfully so. Many freelancers struggle to find freelance work.
However, there’s another side to freelancing that many experienced freelancers will attest to–freelance overload. This is the feast aspect of the infamous freelancing feast or famine cycle.
In this post, we’ll take a look at this common freelancing problem–that of what to do when you have more work than you can handle. Then, I’ll turn the floor over to you in the comments. You can share your tips for handling a busy workload or explain when you turn work down.
Posted June 13, 2012 in Managing Clients
Of course, if you understand that there is a relationship behind each of your dealings with a client, this only makes sense.
As a freelancer, it’s important to understand each of these relationship stages so that you can avoid address the challenges that arise in each stage. Your client relationships are key to your success as a freelancer.
In this post, I identify each client relationship stage and explain how you can handle some of the challenges that arise.
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