Tag Archives: freelancers

Online freelancing for newcomers

Online freelancing for newcomers

Posted on 17. May, 2011 by .

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The attraction of freelancing and of being your own boss is plain to see, “so you work from home and work whenever you want to? Great!” However, what this somewhat romanticized vision of freelancing fails to address are the many difficulties and challenges that freelancers face on a daily basis in their working lives. No [...]

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Are You Being Unfair by Charging One Client More than Another?

Are You Being Unfair by Charging One Client More than Another?

Posted on 04. Mar, 2010 by .

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Creative Freelancers, Are You Being Unfair by Charging More for Certain Clients? Jeremy Tuber, www.beingastarvingartistsucks.com Your second in line at the grocery store checkout and can’t help but hear the clerk calling out items and prices from the first guy’s shopping cart, “Frozen pizza – $4.89, paper towels – $2.49, 6-pack of Red Bull – [...]

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When and How to Dump a Client

When and How to Dump a Client

Posted on 01. Nov, 2009 by .

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Client satisfaction gives us reputation and credibility, however, every now and again we will come across a problematic client. Some of my colleagues will continue to work with clients even when they have asked them to compromise so much and cause hassle. Usually in this scenario, if you do not end the relationship with the [...]

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India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Restoring Freelancers’ Trust

India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Restoring Freelancers’ Trust

Posted on 21. Sep, 2009 by .

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It may come as a shock to many of our counterparts far away in the subcontinent that many freelancers from the developing world are not trusted in the west to the same degree as those here in the west. This is hardly about race, colour, religion or anything personal. The underlying worry that we have [...]

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