Growing your small business is a difficult and time-consuming process. Not only will you need to get good at acquiring new customers, you also need to focus on keeping your business financially healthy. Ignoring the need for things like a budget can result in lots of financial problems in the future. In this article we give you 5 Quick Ways to Cut Down on Your Monthly Business Expenses.
Price negotiation can be one of the most frustrating aspects of a freelance designer’s responsibilities when bidding for new work. Most clients don’t realize the amount of work that can go into the simplest of projects. In this article we discuss Negotiating Your Price with Clients Unfamiliar With Design
Friday comes It’s been a long week you’re feeling it and looking forward to your long weekend as you know that next week is going to also be a busy week packed with client work, meetings, and side projects. In this article Andrew the founder of The Logo Creative discusses How to have a clear vision and plan of attack.
I can’t understand why it happens, but it’s common. Customers want work done fast, but won’t extend the same urgency to getting you paid for it. Like with most issues in a client relationship, it can be alleviated by setting some expectations upfront. In this article we talk about How Freelancers Can Make Sure They Get Paid
In recent years, the internet has given rise to what is now known as the gig-based economy. From copywriters, designers and even virtual assistants, the gig-based economy has enabled even the humblest startup to access a much wider talent pool. In this article we discuss 4 Things Your Freelancer Wants You to Know.
Like any entrepreneur, advanced freelancers should be working on their business, as well as in it. The sales process is the first thing I worked on, and optimised, because of the importance of it. This guide will take you through finding leads, discussing the project and closing the deal. A sales process for advanced freelancer should take up at least 20% of your time during engagements. And 100% of your time in a dry spell.
Selling your services as a freelancer is probably not the way you want to spend your time. But if you want to do good work you must be good at selling yourself too. It doesn’t have to be difficult if you know what your customers want. In this article, we discuss 5 things freelance clients want to know.
A brand isn’t something you create or control, but you can try and shape it with style, imagery and succinct messages (tag-lines). In this article we share 3 Rules For Branding Your Freelance Business.
Writing proposals has to be the most time consuming and least motivating part of freelance work. A lot of effort goes into the production and presentation, making sure all the client’s questions are answered as well as having answers for any questions that might come up in the future. There is a trick to delivering proposals that don’t require the typical production values, although you still have to write them.
One of the most overlooked areas for freelancers is how they get paid. It’s an important part of the experience from a customer’s point of view, and you should go out of your way to make it as easy as possible. We like to help freelance designers and those just starting out so, in this article, I will quickly go through the Payment Methods For Freelance Designers.