Freelancing Competition–Friends or Foes?

Let's face it. If you're a freelancer, then you've got competition. Competition means that there is someone else who is also targeting your ideal clients and prospects. They may be applying for the same projects. They may even be getting more of those projects than you are getting. It's very easy for a freelancer to get distracted by what their competition is doing. In this post, we'll discuss the three … [Read more...]

How to Be Competitive Without Alienating Your Peers

In the current economic climate, freelancers can very easily discover they are a not-so-distant relative to the starving artist. Scrambling for the next project, lowering rates and doing whatever else it takes to secure the necessary income can begin to raise the competitive mindset to new heights in even the most community-minded of individuals. While competition can be a healthy motivation, it can also be … [Read more...]