Category: Freelancing

Freelancing

5 Things to Do When You are Out of Work

As a freelancer there are times when you will have no work at hand....and your first reaction.......YOU PANIC!!! If you are reading this from America or Europe, we all know that things have been kind of rough in the last few years. A large amount of people don't have jobs, some have joined the Occupy…

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Freelacing vs Agency Life

Few professions lend themselves to the activity of freelancing such as design and illustration. For many people the choice is determined by their behavior. For those who do not like risk, will less likely be attracted by the freelancing lifestyle. However, the irrepressible creative will find working in an agency limiting and oppressive. There are many ups…

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How to Battle Difficult Clients as a Freelancer

We've all been here: after receiving an assignment from a client, you complete the work to the best of your abilities, as advertised, only to find that the client had something drastically different in mind. He refuses to pay until you make some revisions, at which point he's still unhappy. Give up? Threaten litigation? Ignore…

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5 Ways to Write Web Content that Entices the Brain

It's getting more difficult to get and keep users on your Web site long enough for them to absorb the information you've worked so hard to provide. Most of us are so busy multitasking that our attention spans are pretty much non-existence. The fact is, if you don't hook your visitors almost immediately, they're clicking…

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Freelancing

Freelance like a King or Queen

Often times we hear about how great it is working for ourselves, how much happier we'll be, how much more time we'll have to spend with friends and family or just how awesome it is not having to wake up early and spend all day having to answer to someone else. While these things are…

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5 Tips to Create a Supreme Design Workspace

Before you release your own creativity and start working on your project, it is very important to consider your work space. Having one that allows you to work freely and to think creatively, will totally improve your workflow. Each setup plays an important role in helping a designer finish their work successfully. Some simple tips…

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Freelancing

5 Tips to Deal With “Bad” Clients

Clients, people that give you a job, pay you for it and entrust their corporate identity. Also they administer communication plans in your hands, believe that you are the right person for it, and lead you to express your creativity. All of these steps come together to provide one goal:  improve their business. This is the…

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Freelancing

An Artistic Triangle: Thought, Creativity, and the Blues

It is flattering, if you are diagnosed with depression, to believe mood disorders have a high correlation with creativity. Past studies suggest the connection between creativity and depression is true, but there is a fly in that ointment If you have ever had major depression you know tying a shoe can take all the energy…

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