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The myth of the 40-hour workweek

Recently, a friend who’s interested in freelancing asked me to coffee (I’m never one to turn down a free Danish in return for a little brain-picking). Just when…


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Why following-up counts

Let’s play a game, shall we? Which freelancer is more likely to get new clients? Freelancer A: Bob, a freelance designer, goes to a networking event. He talks to…


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The Bad Freelancer’s Guide to Client Meetings

Client meetings can be a real pain for even the most experienced freelancer. Check out 5 must-haves for a killer client meeting... and add your own below! 1.) Confidence The…


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What happens when you #FreelanceFail?

Once, many moons ago, I was flailing around in that sticky state of transition between lame-o gigs taken out of beginning-freelancer-desperation and slightly better gigs. I had recently raised my…


Should I Freelance? (a primer for beginners)

If you’re peering, uncertain, into the murky waters of freelancing: welcome! Before you consider diving into the freelance world – ask yourself these 4 questions: 1. Have you “dipped your…