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

5 Limiting Lies Freelancers Should Stop Believing

Successful soloism is about 80% mindset and 20% mechanics. I’ve learned from experience that you can get the mechanics right, but still not be thinking right. Much of what holds us back as creatives and independent business owners is our mindset.

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How To Work With Clients

10 Best Practices For Building Reputation and Relationships When you accept a client’s project, you need to make it your own. While you’re not creating for

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How To Choose Good Clients

Good clients are integral to successful freelance projects and to your career overall. Beyond the project itself, a referral or recommendation from the right client can open doors

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Property Rights

Although it’s a common assumption, clients are not automatically entitled to a designer’s working files. The tools, preliminary concepts and layouts remain the property of

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Being Remarkable

My friend, Mary, was in a community theatre production of The Mikado, and was asked to write her bio for the printed program. This being her first theatrical

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I Didn’t Get the Job

When you’re in business for yourself and you are regularly seeking new clients and projects, you will come across all types of prospects in your

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