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Veteran creative freelancer, Lidia Varesco-Racoma, used to do everything herself — until she had a baby. That’s when she learned how to ask for help — in life and in business. Continue reading →
That’s the beauty of CFC (June 22-24 in San Francisco). The speakers will be sitting at the tables with you, milling around in the hallways with you, Netwalking with you, hanging out at the bar with you. Many of us will be sticking around for HOW after CFC is over. And some of us (me!) will be stocked with really good chocolate to help you overcome your fear of talking business with strangers. Business is scary. Ghirardelli chocolate is not. Continue reading →
Designers face all kinds of creative roadblocks, from procrastination to self-criticism to lack of energy. Here’s how to overcome them.
In the latest CFC 2013 Speaker Podcast Series, writer, Alisa Bonsignore shares explicit language she uses to stop scope creep in its tracks and how she developed the confidence to say these things. Continue reading →
There are many joys of being a thriving freelancer, like choosing your projects and deciding when and where you work. But there are perpetual challenges, too, like managing client requests when you’re swamped or simply need time to decompress. Often, …
What works for freelance copywriter, Tom Tumbusch, is targeted and highly personalized mailings to his carefully chosen and best prospects. Here’s an example… Continue reading →
HOW Design LIVE is an enormous opportunity. It will constitute hard work and require attention and focus. But, when you leave on the June 26th. You will leave far greater than the person you were when you arrived. I promise.
The Communicatrix shares 3 simple questions to ask a new prospect to manage expectations better later. Continue reading →
It’s not too late to send a holiday greeting to clients and prospects. Freelance writer and CFC veteran, Tom Tumbusch of WordStreamCopy shares a few tips to show your creativity and your gratitude at the same time. Continue reading →