Do you find managing your team of Creatives and Freelancers difficult, unproductive and time-consuming? That’s probably because you’re doing it the wrong way! Creative work is not a linear, straight-forward process, and you need to be conscious of this fact. Here are 6 steps to follow when next you collaborate with designers, writers, artists, and
In today’s unstable economy, freelancing is on the rise. In the U.S. alone, one in three workers are now doing freelance work. That’s 42 million Americans going without employer health insurance, 401(k) plans and flexible spending accounts. But it’s not all thick and thin — freelancing is often very fulfilling (for those who know). A
Outsourcing was once forbidden in the business world. There was a negative stigma attached to the idea of outsourcing, as many thought companies were simply looking for a way to cut their costs by finding cheaper labour. However, outsourcing is one of the smartest tools businesses have at their disposal, as outsourcing has not only
Are you interested in taking up freelance jobs but have no experience? Or have you recently started freelancing and aren’t able to get a project to work on? You need to get your potential clients to notice you and in order to do this, you need to do certain things so that you can portray your work
Of all the tools available for growing your business, one of the least understood is outsourcing. It allows you to expand capacity without having to formally hire large numbers of new staff; without having to invest in new capital equipment, without leasing a larger commercial space; and without having to invest in development costs for
Building efficient and long-term relationships with your clients is the key to having a successful freelancing career and a substantial income stream. Most clients are usually looking for a good freelancer to settle down with and outsource their work to on a regular basis. They actually use a simple strategy to find the best freelancers.
Do you work in or run a creative/marketing agency? Have you ever considered outsourcing? How many times have you been forced to turn away new clients as your designers are overworked? Do you find it difficult to satisfy your clients with multiple design options and styles? We bet you wouldn’t disagree that to drive and