4 Tips from Someone Who Has Hired Over 25 Freelancers

During my first few years online, I spent a lot of time working as a freelancer, consulting for firms who wanted internet marketing services. For the last few years, however, I've been on the other side of the fence. I've been the client. The employer. I tried very hard to be the best freelancer I could be (and charged a fair rate) but there are some things I just didn't know that I could have been doing … [Read more...]

Freelancing from the Client’s Perspective

I will not claim to be an expert on freelancing itself because I have never done it, but what I do know about is hiring freelancers to do work for me. I have hired people to do many tasks for me that I can't do, won't do or simply don't have time for. It is really helpful to get your business up and running faster than you ever could on your own by using freelancers. I have found some things freelancers … [Read more...]

Would You Hire This Freelancer?

Can a single sentence really make the difference between you being hired for your next freelance job and you being flat-out rejected? Here's an example of how it can, directly from the horse's mouth... Recently, I needed to hire a stellar user interface designer for my startup company. I needed someone with tons of experience, and was willing to pay well for it. Most importantly, I had a sketch and a … [Read more...]