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  • Freelance
    How to Stop Scope Creep From Eating Up Your ProfitsScope creep lost time
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    Scope creep can limit your income, eat up your time, create conflict with your clients and cause great frustration for you, the creative. In this tutorial, I'll show you some practical ways to avoid scope creep as much as possible, and, when it occurs, how to handle it quickly and effectively.Read More…
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    How to Create a Profitable Brand for Your Freelancing Business Profitable branding
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    Do potential clients see you as a trusted expert that's worth their top dollar and attention, or as a starving novice that'll work for scraps? If you're not sure (or if you just cringed knowing it's the second), let me tell you this: The only difference between "expert" and "starving" is a brand. And in this tutorial, you'll learn how to set up a killer freelancer brand based on the three components of profitable branding that will take your business to the next (payment) level. Read More…
  • Freelance
    A Freelancer's Guide to Dealing With IllnessSyringe
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    No matter how well you take care of yourself, illness is inevitable. At some stage, you’ll have to take a day or two off to recover from a cold, and if you’re unlucky you might have to deal with a serious, long-term illness. Are you prepared? In this tutorial, you’ll learn a few simple strategies that will help you manage illness as a freelancer.Read More…
  • Customer Service
    How to Handle an Unhappy Photography ClientPreview
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    If you’ve only just started out in business, complaints can be a real knock to your confidence, but if you learn how to deal with these situations effectively, you can really turn things around and it might even become a valuable learning experience.Read More…
  • Freelance
    A Freelancer’s Guide to Saving & InvestingSavings safe
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    In this tutorial you’ll learn how to save and invest for the future. You’ll learn what to do first—save or pay down debt—and how to prioritize different saving goals after that. I’ll also talk about investing for the long term and building a balanced portfolio of investments.Read More…
  • Freelance
    Setting Up Contracts for Your Freelance WorkFreelance contract
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    In this tutorial I’m going to take you through the process for creating a solid contract that will set expectations clearly and protect you if things go wrong. We’ll start by looking at what a contract does and why it’s important, and then I’ll take you through some key areas to focus on, and I’ll point you to some useful templates and resources around the web.Read More…
  • Career Development
    Keeping Ahead of the Game in Your Web CareerRunning ahead
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    If you're anything like me, every time a new website builder or CMS is launched (at least a good one), a little part of you goes cold. Being able to design and create generic websites isn't enough for web professionals anymore. Learn what you can do to develop your career and stay competitive.Read More…
  • Freelance
    How to Set Effective Goals for Your Freelance BusinessGoal setting
    144 shares
    This tutorial is aimed at showing you why you need to set clear, effective goals for your freelance business, and how to go about doing so. I’ll start by examining the benefits of setting yourself clear objectives, and then take you through the practical steps of deciding on your priorities, establishing well-defined goals, and tracking your progress.Read More…
  • Freelance
    A Freelancer's Guide to Effective BudgetingFreelance budget
    280 shares
    Freelance incomes can fluctuate a lot from month to month, making it difficult to plan. So in this tutorial, I’ll show you how to construct a rock-solid budget that accounts for these ups and downs, making sure you save enough in the good times to cover the months when no work comes in or a big project gets cancelled.Read More…
  • Career Development
    Getting Unstuck: Your Path Out of the Mid-Career RutUnstuck taking flight
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    If you're like many mid-career professionals, you've spent years working your way up to a good-paying job with a respectable title. But instead of basking in satisfaction you now feel bored and restless. You may even feel hopelessly stuck in your mid-career rut, and that's understandable; but by laying the right groundwork, you can get unstuck, climb out of that rut and land the job you really want—and this tutorial will show you how.Read More…
  • Freelance
    Getting Your First 3 Paying Clients as a New FreelancerThree paying clients
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    As you step into the big bad world of freelancing, you have a number of concerns, but looming at the top of your list is likely how to get paying clients. In this tutorial, we walk you through the steps to land your first three. These are clients who value you and are willing to pay for your services. Also, there is a lot to learn from the right kind of clients, like how to get even more of them. Hint: It's not about mass mailing a ton of prospects or reaching out to everyone. It's also NOT about creating a fancy website or building up a social media following.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Write Better Status ReportsReport
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    In this tutorial you’ll learn how to write an effective status report. You’ll find out what you need to do to organize your key ideas and communicate them clearly, and learn about common mistakes to avoid. I’ll also give you a sample report that you can view or download, so that you can use it as a template for your own reports.Read More…
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