As a freelancer every day you face various difficulties. The biggest issues you have to deal with are with your customers. Every client is different. First you need to find out what kind of a person is your client and then if you think he/she is serious, to start discussing the details of the project.
But how do we know that the client is serious? You can`t be sure at 100%, but there are several things that can help you decide whether to work with him/her or not.
There's a new reality. The industries are mostly trying to cope up with the new conditions by cost-cutting and outsourcing business jobs to independent contractors and workers. Outsourcing and freelancing are two words that have revolutionised business in recent years. The real revolution has been the creation of virtual marketplaces where buyers and sellers can find each other. These are often referred to as freelancing sites, and oDesk is one of them and in my opinion the best of them.
This is my first blog post on oDesk – certainly the best freelance site and the place where I make my money from. There is going to be a lot more articles in the near future regarding oDesk [...]
All of your life as a freelancer is a series of projects. This type of job requires all of your own efforts for successful completion. Your ability to handle these projects and stay focused can make all the difference between winning and losing.
Your results depend on how you manage and organize your time. So it`s very important for you to think on paper. This is the only way to take control of the situation during the emergency or crisis. Make a list of everything that you have to do to solve the problem, get your major tasks organized and stay focused throughout your day.
Discipline yourself on your tasks and work at them with single-minded concentration unt[...]
The name of the game is improvement. And as a freelancer, you are probably aware of where your business could improve. There will always be things that you can improve and do better. The secret is to have a vision of what you want to achieve, and what you want the business to become.
There are 5 ways to add value in your freelance business. Any one of these concepts can be sufficient for you to become successful. When you begin to use these ideas, you’ll begin to move ahead more rapidly in your career as a freelancer than you ever have before.
Being a freelancer is not a simple task. Most people think that freelancers are people who stay at home, work when they want, do what they want and generally live their life. That`s the way people who don`t know what it takes to be a freelancer think. Most people believe that the only way to make money is to start working for a company (and most people do just that). They begin a job they don`t like, working for money that does not equal their knowledge. These type of people are the complete opposite of freelancers.
When you start a job for a company, you take orders from your manager or directly from your boss and there is no need for you to make important decisions, but on[...]
As a graphic designer every day I’m forced to deal with different types of clients. There are several types of clients:clients who don’t know what they want, do not appreciate my work or they understand everything and violate my workflow and tell me when and how to work. When you hire a specialist in a particular field, you hire him, because he knows something more than you, he is professional in this field.This types of clients are the ones who know exactly how to do your job, yet for some reason hired you.
In this article I will list several types of clients I have worked with and how to deal with them if you have to.
After a lot of planning and hard work, 7lifedesign is now officially online. The new design is lightweight for maximum fast loading. Changes have occurred not only on the design, but also to the programming part of the site.Also, I created custom CMS system, which is specially designed for 7lifedesign. With this CMS I can manage the entire work of the site.