Living Freelance Blog: Freelancing Basics

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How to Gain Financial Control as a Freelancer

Here's a simple method for managing money. Reducing $ anxieties is key to freelance success...

Freelancing Basics | Mar 09, 2017

How to Gain Financial Control as a Freelancer

Here's a simple method for managing money. Reducing $ anxieties is key to freelance success

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Freelancing Basics | Jan 19, 2017

What Do Ad Agencies Look for in Freelancers?

We spoke with creative-service leaders and in-house recruiters from the advertising industry to find out what freelancers need to do to get noticed.

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Freelancing Basics | Sep 08, 2016

Freelancers’ Fall Checklist

In preparation for the new season, we’ve put together a tune-up guide for freelancers. Now’s the time to review your client list, update your tools, work on professional development, and more.

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Freelancing Basics | Jan 16, 2016

Contract Fundamentals: A Lawyer’s Perspective

Lawyer Jonathan McKenzie has seen the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to freelance contracts. Now he’s sharing his legal insight to help others perfect their own airtight contracts.

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Freelancing Basics | Jul 16, 2015

Notes from a New Freelancer: Learning to Contract

Part 1 of the New Freelancer, our latest blog series, tackles a question familiar to all rookie freelancers: Must I use a contract for this project?

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