How to Never Miss a Deadline

I'm going to let you in on the secret to keeping clients for years and getting more referral business than ever. Stellar portfolio? Sure, that helps, but no. That's not it. It's simpler than that. Here it is: Never miss a deadline. Ever. One of the most common complaints that clients have about freelancers is that they're not reliable. What is this complaint based on? You can bet that missed … [Read more...]

How to Give Yourself a Bonus Day (and Get Clients to Love You)

Under-promise, over-deliver. We’ve all heard that before, but how often do you actually apply it in your freelancing? We promise ourselves that the next time we get a project, we’re going to go beyond our clients’ expectations. Then the car breaks down or we get a cold and the next thing we know that project is delivered just like all the past ones--squeaked in just under the wire, with no extra shiny to … [Read more...]

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Meet Deadlines For Freelancers & Web Workers

Meeting deadlines and targets is a major area of concern for many freelancers and web workers, especially if you get loads of work and find it difficult to do justice to all of them. The topic of this post is not new and you are sure to find a lot of suggestions on the web on meeting deadlines and managing expectations and goals. However I decided to pick this topic and approach it in a slightly different … [Read more...]