To succeed in business as a freelance creative requires shifting from functioning solely as a creative — an illustrator, a designer, a photographer, a copywriter, an artist — to functioning as the owner of a creative business. In this episode I share half a dozen shifts we need to make in how we think about what we’re doing, and why.
As a follow-on to a recent episode, I go in-depth into why and how it’s important for both our clients and us to ensure our
How and why we freelance creatives need to manage expectations.
Some warning signs freelancers tend to overlook because they want the project.
Are you using a creative brief in your project development process? The creative brief helps your clients trust you better for a variety of reasons. In this episode I share what a brief is and how your client relationships and freelance business can benefit by using them.
Succeeding as a freelance creative begins with how you think. How you think affects how well you do creatively and business-wise. What you think either hinders or promotes. We all struggle with limiting beliefs and negative thinking, but we don’t have to embrace them. In this episode I share for your consideration a mindset shift through the analogy of gardening and farming. This may make a difference for you if you’re struggling as a freelance creative.
Anticipate and plan ahead to respond well in any circumstance. Things don’t always go the way you planned, especially when it’s more than just you
As a freelance creative, you get to design your own success. Your whole life relies on your ability to achieve your professional objectives, so success isn’t optional. Setting significant goals is one of the most powerful things you can do to accelerate your business. Here are essential insights and a strategic approach to goal-setting that can help you ensure success and longevity.
DOWNLOAD EPISODE 37 Troubleshooting real-life freelance conundrums. What do you do when a client does a charge back? Should you discount during a crisis? How
How a conversation about pricing turned into a conversation about ownership. Getting paid what a project is worth is challenging. This is especially true if
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