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Master the psychology of web design | Creative Bloq

Master the psychology of web design | Creative Bloq | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
Six ways that Squarespace can help boost the success of your portfolio website.
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The Most Important Skill to Become a Successful User Experience Designer

The Most Important Skill to Become a Successful User Experience Designer | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
Many people, from different backgrounds, non-designers, non-technical folks, ask me sometimes – Can I become a user experience professional? This made me think, what is the most important skill one would need to become a successful user experience professional?� Is it a Master’s degree in UX or...
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Economics of becoming a freelance translator

Economics of becoming a freelance translator | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
This article by Constructive Translations looks at the costs of becoming a freelance translator in the UK

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How to set your rates - EAP | Medical Translations

How to set your rates - EAP | Medical Translations | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
How to set rates for your translation services. This article provides a step-by-step, clear strategy to determine and set your rates.
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Bad habits that hold freelancers back

Bad habits that hold freelancers back | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
Let's just dive in to this one: bad habits that may be putting the brakes on your freelance ambitions. Feel free to add your own in the comments! And for the record, I'm not getting all superior he...
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A very interesting article about what to do and not to do to keep moving forward and achieve our goals as freelancers.

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10 Things Freelancers Don’t Like Hearing From Clients

10 Things Freelancers Don’t Like Hearing From Clients | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
Not all humans come from Earth. That’s what I think when I get a client’s response that is so mind-boggling that I don’t even know how to react to it. They must have been sent from the bowels of hell to punish me! (Image Source: Fotolia) If you consider yourself ... Continue reading »
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Do Freelancers Have to Blog To Get Clients?

Do Freelancers Have to Blog To Get Clients? | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
Would you like to have a freelance blog that attracts clients? It's a freelancer's dream -- you dash off short ...
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What Should Freelancers Tweet About?

What Should Freelancers Tweet About? | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
To keep your Twitter account active and your followers engaged, you need to send out several tweets a day. A ...
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What Klout Really Means and the Future of Social Media Influence

What Klout Really Means and the Future of Social Media Influence | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
A surprising number of people have no idea what Klout is and what their score may be. Essentially, Klout is a program that measures your web presence and
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What are design files? And which ones do you need?

What are design files? And which ones do you need? | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
JPEG, PNG, , GIF, EPS, TIFF - Learn which design files will you need from your designer to get moving on your graphic design project.
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Tips for keeping clients happy – Creative Digest

Tips for keeping clients happy – Creative Digest | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
As a freelance designer or writer, clients are the bread and butter of what we do. Without them we wouldn’t have a roof over our heads or be able to do the jobs we love, but at the time same it can be a struggle to maintain a harmonious relationship. As detailed by this infographic 66% of...
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Rates: think green zone, yellow zone, red zone

Rates: think green zone, yellow zone, red zone | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
Let's look some more at the "How much should I charge?" question, since it's such a source of stress and speculation for most freelancers. You might also be interested in these previous posts--What...
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5 Tips for Working Freelance across Different Time Zones

5 Tips for Working Freelance across Different Time Zones | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
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Great tips for those of us who work as a freelance while traveling the world.

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The Freelancer’s Survival Kit: How to Continue Being a Competitive Freelancer?

The Freelancer’s Survival Kit: How to Continue Being a Competitive Freelancer? | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
In a field that is already highly saturated with very talented individuals, attempting to be a successful freelance designer is not an easy task to accomplish.
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What to bear in mind before going freelance

What to bear in mind before going freelance | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it

"Being freelance gives you much freedom, since you can be your own boss, work from wherever you want, and hence having much time to be with your kids family if you decide to work from home.. and a huge list of positive things. However, if you are thinking to go freelance, before taking such important decision, you need to bear in mind some aspects in order to know if it is for you or not..."

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Here are some tips for those who are planning to work as a full time freelance I wish I had when I started this adventure. 

 

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Make your clients fall in love with you!

Make your clients fall in love with you! | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it

“People buy from people. And people like doing business with people who care about them. In business as in love we are always looking for ways to improve our relationships. Here are some basic principles that you can implement in your language services to get clients for life...”

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Who Gets You More Business Leads: Google+ or Pinterest? | Business 2 Community

Who Gets You More Business Leads: Google+ or Pinterest? | Business 2 Community | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it
Social Media marketing has influenced the marketing strategies of business organizations online in recent years. Almost all of the niches are now using
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The Top 5 Powerhouse Marketing Secrets For Freelancers

The Top 5 Powerhouse Marketing Secrets For Freelancers | Living as a freelance | Scoop.it

Ask a room full of freelancers what they do and you’ll get a broad spectrum of answers. Not so apparent in those replies, though, is that every freelancer actually has two mission-critical titles....

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