Posted December 6, 2012 in Getting Started
More and more of us are becoming freelancers. But, for many of us, the reality of freelancing is different from what we expected.
You’re probably already familiar with the freelancing feast or famine cycle problem and with the struggles freelancers in finding gigs. We’ve already discussed both of those problems on Freelance Folder, so I’m not going to go over them again in this post.
What you may not be aware of, especially if you’re fairly new to freelancing, is the other challenges that freelancers face–the ones that most freelancers don’t talk about much.
In this post, I’ll list some of less discussed challenges of freelancing so that you’ll know what to expect when you start freelancing.
Posted December 5, 2012 in Business
A lot of web designers are mainly concerned with creating beautiful
websites for their clients. They want the websites they create to be
picture-perfect, impressive, and works of art. They don’t put much
thought into a website after they hand it over to the client.
If this is your mindset, you’re leaving money on the table. Also, my
experience training web designers for over 8 years tells me results
(not design) make the biggest difference between the web designers who
earn a lot and those who don’t.
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How do your prospective clients learn about you? More importantly what do they know about you?
Well, unless you happen to have met your client face-to-face, your client learns about you from what you’ve shared online. You are what you share–at least to your client.
In this post, I’ll discuss the importance of your online reputation.
Posted November 28, 2012 in Productivity
Productivity means money for freelancers. The more productive you are, the more you can earn. It’s just that simple.
Getting things done on time is one of the ongoing challenges of a freelancer. There are so many things that can slow you down.
Part of being productive is knowing the right tools to use and using them. That’s why I created this post.
In this post, I share over 12 productivity tools that can help you to get more done. If you like this post, you may also like 5 Productivity Tools To Boost Creativity.
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