How to Market Yourself to Startups as a FreelancerOver 100 million new businesses each year are trying to stake their claim in the startup world, but with so many businesses trying to create "the next big thing", finding the right startup to work… LifestyleNews & Opinion
My Journey Through College, Design Agencies, and FreelancingIn this interview, Lakera's thought-provoking and inspiring questions got at the heart of my college and career life to reveal the path that led me to where I am today. I want to share our conversation with you… News & Opinion
The Simple Tweet That Got Me Featured on DribbbleIn 2016, I was featured as a success story in Dribbble's "For the Win" series. Find out how Dribbble helped me make over $150,000 in just 3 years. Getting ClientsMarketing & Positioning
Should you call yourself a freelancer or a consultant?Before deciding what to call yourself, it's important to understand how people perceive consultants and freelancers, but at the end of the day, the way you position yourself is more important than what you call… News & Opinion
How I Solved a Complex UX Problem Using the BibleFind out how I used the Bible to solve a complex UX problem and design an interface that made browsing municipal code online easier for anyone. LifestyleProductivity
Add 50 Hours to Your Month by Subtracting Social MediaDo you ever wish there were more hours in a day? Most of us end our days feeling like we haven't accomplished enough. The truth is, you can grant yourself that wish if you're willing to… Project Management
A Simple Design Process to Use for Every Digital ProjectThere's a simple 3 step process that you can use for every digital project by breaking the design process down to it's fundamental elements. Client CommunicationProductivity
Why Responding to Every Email is Good for Your BusinessResponding to every email is a great way to build your network, but it's also time-consuming. Using pre-made email templates will save you hours each week. Pricing & RatesProposals & Contracts
How I Sold a $6,000 Website to a Non-Profit Using Value-Based PricingFind out how I sold a $6,000 website to a non-profit using value-based pricing and why they agreed to pay 100% of the total cost upfront. News & Opinion
2015 Year in ReviewAfter two amazing back-to-back years in 2013 and 2014, I wasn't sure if 2015 would be able to top it. But it totally did. I hope that by sharing my accomplishments I can inspire you… Getting ClientsPricing & RatesProject Management
Why You Shouldn’t Blame Your Clients for Late PaymentsHave you ever been stiffed by a client? You convinced them to hire you, everyone was eager to get stared, and everything seemed to be going great, but the client either paid you late or… Getting ClientsMarketing & Positioning
How to Identify and Attract Your Ideal Freelance ClientWouldn’t it be wonderful to have the perfect clients always reaching out to you for work? It’s not only possible, but completely attainable for any freelancer. The key to attracting the right clients starts… News & OpinionProductivity
Gravity Forms + ConvertKit: The Killer Combo That Defeated MailChimpWhen I first started my newsletter, my goal was to cultivate an audience that I could educate and offer paid products to in the future. So, I quickly researched popular email marketing platforms and chose MailChimp, but… Productivity
How to Organize Your Gmail Inbox (and Create a Labeling System)When you look at your inbox each day, how do you feel? Do you dread opening Gmail because of all the emails that need your attention now? If you're anything like I was, you'd be… LifestyleProductivity
How to Maximize & Manage Your Time as a FreelancerFreelancing awards us the freedom to choose the hours we work, but it is important to have a plan for your days and weeks, even if that plan changes from time to time. Productivity
12 Essential Freelance Tools That Will Keep Your Business Running SmoothlyBeing in business for yourself comes with a lot of added responsibility. Gone are the days when you can focus on your work and leave the billing, scheduling, client management, project management, and new business development to…
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