Freedom and flexibility must have been within your top 10 list of reasons to start freelancing. The dream of owning your schedule, deciding where to work from and being your own boss can turn into an absolute burn-out nightmare pretty quickly, negatively impacting your health and stability. Find in this post the keys to find the right balance, enjoy what you’re doing and mark a sustainable pace for the long run.
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Learn about the main aspects considered by clients (and specifically asked for by freelancing marketplaces) when they rate the experience of working with you. To get 5-star ratings, you’ll have to excel in all of these aspects, which tells you already that winning the project can’t be your goal.
Once you have decided to start a career as an online freelancer, the next question is how to start it with the right foot. Discover in this post the key elements to shine from the start to get those first contracts: door-opening profiles, efficient and effective job searches, writing winning proposals and negotiating like a pro!
Are you ready to make the most of the constantly changing work scenarios? The traditional job market may not necessarily be the best choice for all. Find in this blog post keys to seize your chances in the online freelancing market and some tools to start with right foot, from key aspects to consider to deciding when to jump ship.
Besides they’re the opportunity for the client to verify your skill set and fit for the project, client interviews are also your opportunity to clarify any questions you may have about the project before confirming you’re really interested in it. Here some tips to be at your most before, during and after those important calls.
The purpose of a negotiation is to find an agreement that benefits both parties. If your goal is to get a contract at all cost, you may overlook key aspects of the project that may end in a problematic execution. Find in this post negotiation tips from the experts (best practices and pitfalls to avoid), and learn how to keep a beneficial position during your negotiation with clients .
Negotiation skills are key to the success of freelancers. Learning how to negotiate with clients will support you closing beneficial contracts that can be flawlessly executed. Learn on this blog post about the nature and purpose of the negotiation with clients and set the ground for your next win-win conversation.
Setting the right price point for your services as a freelancer is important, both in your profile and your proposals. A profile rate could be understood as an average, while project rates may vary depending on the complexity of the specific tasks. Learn on this blog post how to set the right price point for your services as a freelancer online.
As a freelancer, one of the constant challenges you face is to distribute your time among the multiple tasks you need to accomplish every day. Fin on this post a list of recommended and avoidable practices to make sure you invest your time in writing winning proposals that produce the wanted returns.