Freelancing, Professionalism and Proactivity

Freelancing – Selling your work/expertise to a client.

  • Know your customer/target market
  • Know your skill set
  • Know your deadlines.
  • Know your budget
  • Pay yourself at least the living wage
  • Consider kill fees

Proactivity – Things to do to stay proactive, professional and motivated.

  • Self marketing and promotion
  • Online activity
  • Networking
  • Pitching for jobs
  • Visiting/communicating with other freelance creatives/share ideas
  • Understanding current styling/trends
  • Develop new skills
  • Take part in events
  • Develop successful case studies
  • Continually update CV and creative portfolio
  • Do more than what is required.

 

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