Our last two articles have talked about the hiring process – first, how we think about it, and then how we actually approach and execute it. Well, of course, what comes after the hire?
You wouldn’t buy a new car without driving it first, would you? So why are your hiring people before testing them out?
When I was in freelance copywriting, referrals were a ray of hope – the best kind of lead I could ever have. I always thanked each referrer with my book or a notecard. So, besides our undying gratitude, how do we help along that process… without seeming pushy? Creating a solid freelance business takes time, […]
A Guest Post Written by Laura Buckler Do you know which is one of the most important factors that differentiate the highly successful from the not-so-successful ones when building relationships with your clients? One Word: Resources That’s right. Being a resourceful individual is going to avoid trouble throughout your path to success. In case you’re […]
Guest post by Jess Walter If you love the idea of freelance work and helping clientele to showcase their products or services, then design and development may be the perfect career move for you. Whether you’re on the cusp of retirement or a recent college grad trying to find the right path, design and development […]
You’re launching your SaaS; this is a big moment! You’ve put a lot of blood, sweat, and tears into this (well, hopefully not any blood) and you’re ready to go public with all of your hard work. However, there are a few things that could really hurt the integrity and success of your SaaS. So […]
Guest post by James Crook After freelancing for more than 8 years, I’ve come to learn that there are a few warning signs new clients will give you, letting you know that they’re going to end up being difficult to work with, slow payers, or even worse — no payers. If you take your time […]
Guest post by Brian Jens If you’re in the design/development world, you’re probably familiar with or heard of this scenario; a developer works with a file sent in by the designer, “something” that just can’t be coded. If you’re experienced, you hopefully won’t ever be in this situation. However, it can still happen due to […]
Guest post by Ari Rush Marketing programs can be expensive. If you hire a marketing agency to build your business up from scratch, you may find yourself investing much more than you originally bargained for. That’s not to say that you shouldn’t be marketing, or even that you shouldn’t be looking to marketing agencies. You […]
Guest post by Matt Vild To be a successful designer, setting yourself up for success is half the battle. While anyone can get lucky and do successful work once, creating effective work over and over again, for any client, in any circumstance, is the mark of a true professional. Here are our top 3 tips […]