How Doing Your Own Creative Projects Can Improve Your Freelance Work

How Doing Your Own Creative Projects Can Improve Your Freelance Work

We all dream of having complete creative control over our own projects, but...


How I Survived Losing My Biggest Client - Four Times

How I Survived Losing My Biggest Client - Four Times

One balmy day in March, I got a panicked call from a colleague. Turns out she...


You’ll Win, Not Lose, When You Refuse to Accept Unrealistic Deadlines

You'll Win, Not Lose, When You Refuse to Accept Unrealistic Deadlines

I love deadlines. I really do. As a freelance writer and editor and a lifelong...


Read the Fine Print - What All Those Forms and Contracts Mean

Read the Fine Print: What All Those Contracts and Forms Mean

Most advertising creatives are “big picture” kind of people, and there are...


Improving Your Professional Self-Image as a Freelancer

Improving Your Professional Self-Image as a Freelancer

Like many other creative freelancers, I used to see myself as a humble toiler in...


How to Manage Your Work and Clients No Matter Where You Travel

How to Manage Your Work and Your Clients No Matter Where You Travel

Being able to throw your laptop in a bag and set up shop on a beach in Mexico is...


7 Simple Steps for Freelancers to Transition to a New Team

7 Simple Steps to Help Freelancers Transition to a New Team

It doesn’t matter if you’re a freelancer or a new full-time employee:...


Be Part of a Team as a Freelancer

The 2 Things to Consider for Team Building as a Freelancer

Do you feel disconnected when trying to communicate with your team or do you...


Our Notebook - Freelance to In-House

Going from Working Freelance to In-House

It’s been a wild ride, right? Living the super-casual freelance lifestyle,...


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7 Ways to Resolve Client Conflicts as a Freelancer

Lisa, a socially conscious handbag designer, found Barry through Instagram. Lisa...