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Freelancers: HOWLive Attendees Want to Hire You!

The final early bird deadline for HOW Design Live is Tuesday, April 1. If you’re still on the fence, read this post about an InHOWse attendee who was sent to HOWLive in 2013 to look for freelancers to hire — and found them! In 2012, when Stephanie Holland joined the Publication Division of American...

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Time To Start Your Freelance Business?

If you are a: Moonlighting freelancer In house designer who may one day go freelance New freelancer who isn’t sure if you can make freelancing work A veteran… freelancer who wants to take your business to the next level …then it just might be time to take my brand new 2-week, online course, “How...

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Freelancing to the Rescue (again!)

Love this article in today’s New York Times, After One Spouse Loses a Job, Finding a New Balance in a Marriage, by Rachel Swarns (who wrote another one earlier this month on the freedoms and uncertainties of freelancing). It’s another story of a creative professional who lost his job, tried freelancing and is making...

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[Podcast] How to Detect Clients Who Suck Your Time

We all have experiences with that type of client, of course, but hopefully they’re not all like that. But wouldn’t it be great if you could detect those people in advance, so you can charge more? In the latest podcast interview with Ed Gandia, who spoke at CFC in Boston in 2012, we came...

Freelancing: Freedom + Uncertainty?

There’s an excellent article in The New York Times by Rachel Swarns about the reality of freelancing — its freedoms and its uncertainties — personified by a web developer who’s having trouble making ends meet. It recounts how he has found counsel and community through the Freelancers Union, founded 20 years ago by Sara...