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Author Archives: Pam Saxon
Pam Saxon, CFC-veteran, does a year-end review to discover that her core offering is a money-loser. Here’s what she’s decided to do instead.
Pam Saxon, Nashville designer, shares how she almost got burned by not checking on a too-good-to-be-true new client.
Nashville designer (and CFC attendee), Pam Saxon of Saxon Design, swears by email marketing and shares links to prove its effectiveness for creative freelancers
Creative freelancer, Pam Saxon, shows how she took advantage of opportunities at CFC to get over her fear of public speaking.
Pam Saxon is looking forward to leading a roundtable at the Creative Freelancer Conference on how to balance being a solopreneur with having your family at home.
When we’re dealing with human beings, there’s a lot to consider. The process of collaboration can go a long way towards enhancing your creative output, but can also be a huge source of stress and frustration. The key here is to attune yourself to be able to spot potential collaborators who will raise the quality of your creative endeavors, while avoiding partnerships that will simply raise your blood pressure.
“Collaboration” literally means “to work together.” Two or more people combining their efforts toward a common goal. It happens at all stages in the development of a web site project — conceptualization, site architecture, user experience (UX) design, wireframes, page design, coding, copywriting, photography/imaging, illustration, back-end programming.
No, he hated ME. During our meeting he interrupted me several times, and then when I wasn’t speaking he just sat there and said nothing. As soon as I started to speak again, he would interrupt. He drilled me about how I had “found” him and was very angry with his colleague who had played a role in connecting us. After the longest 5-minutes of my life, our meeting was over. I breathed a sign of relief and then immediately counted… I still had all my fingers and toes.