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Tips and Insights on Mission, Mindset, Mechanics, and Marketing for Freelance Creatives

159. To Quit, Or Not To Quit

How do you know if you should quit or not? Sometimes quitting is in fact, the wise and right option. Freelancing isn’t easy. It takes courage and tenacity to push through. It starts out being fun, like a great adventure, especially when you land your first couple of clients and get paid for the projects. But when obstacles and opposition show up, what will you choose?

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Create A Better Portfolio

Whether online or in hand, your portfolio is the primary means of landing a job or finding clients. Art school graduates have focused on developing

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Job Listings and Special Considerations

If a hiring firm wants to give special consideration to candidates from a specific school, that’s its right. But then it should carry on its notification processes within the sphere of that school’s alumni and career counseling office

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Does Formal Design Education Matter?

Aesthetic sense and talent are raw materials. They amount to nothing without discipline. Education forces you to add skill, discipline and expertise to your talent. And in order to meet project deadlines, you learn to steward your time.

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Creating Lovability

How can you invest your product or service with “lovability” and create devotion in your customers? Here are some options: Love it yourself. If you’re

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Creativity and Change

Creative thinking requires us to cease from thinking as we always have. This is neither automatic nor easy because we automatically default to doing that which requires the least amount of effort.

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