John Tabita, Nov 06
Six Reasons to Target Larger Clients
Afraid of going after larger clients? Here are six good reasons to get over your fear.
Ned Dwyer, Nov 03
Quit the Yak Shaving: Outsource to Save Money
As a developer it's hard to know what you should outsource. If you want to maximise your output you need to know when to bring in the professionals.
John Tabita, Oct 30
Think Like a Business Owner
Learning to think like a business owner can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to selling your services.
Michael Kwan, Oct 25
Five Critical Lessons from Freelance Camp Vancouver 2012
John Tabita, Oct 23
How You Interact with the Customer is More Important Than What You Sell
Every customer interaction is an opportunity to set yourself apart. Don't miss it.
John Tabita, Oct 18
Six Sales Axioms to Help You Win More Business
Here are six sales axioms that are like a trusted friend who'll never let you down.
John Tabita, Oct 09
If the Client Thinks Your Price is too High, He’s Right
Value is like beauty, it's in the eyes of the beholder. So how do you overcome, "Your price is too high"?
John Tabita, Oct 02
When Something Goes Wrong in the Sales Process, It’s Your Fault
There are a lot of things that can go wrong in sales, but blaming the prospect never helps.
John Tabita, Sep 25
Surviving in a Crowdsourced, Do-it-Yourself Web Designing World
John Tabita, Sep 10
Taking Control of Your Inbox
Do you have more than 1000 emails in your inbox? Fear not; there's hope for even the most overcrowded inbox. Read on...
John Tabita, Sep 04
How to Compete against “I Can Do It Myself”
Anytime you sell something that an amateur is able to do themselves, you are in a precarious position. Here's how to compete against "I can do it myself."
John Tabita, Aug 27
Why should I hire you when I can do it myself?
If you haven't heard that one yet, you will. What will you say when you do?
Miles Burke, Jul 07
Three Reasons I Sucked at Freelancing
John Tabita, May 20
Stopping Abusive Clients: The Complete Process
In the final installment of his series, Putting a Stop to Abusive Clients, John Tabita shows you how to put it all together in a complete, comprehensive process to end the abuse once and for all.
Miles Burke, Feb 15
Student to Freelancer? Don’t Do It!
Thinking of going straight from studies to freelancing? Miles Burke draws on his own experience to suggest that might not be the cleverest option.
Tara Hornor, Dec 18
DesignFestival: WordPress Plugins for Graphic Designers and Photographers
If you are a freelance graphic designer or photographer, then you need a way to show off your work. WordPress is hands down one of the best ways to manage your own website. You can easily update content in minutes and the high degree of customization means you can make your WordPress site look exactly the way you want it. We broke down the three main plugin categories into gallery plugins, share/bookmark plugins, and social media plugins
Alyssa Gregory, Feb 24
10 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Name for Your Company
Your business name is more than just a name, it's a big part of your company brand. Alyssa provides some tips on choosing a name that helps to develop a successful image.
Alyssa Gregory, Jul 06
How to Write an Attention-Grabbing Professional Bio
If you don't have a great bio, now is the time to write one. Alyssa provides some basic information on bios and tips for writing one that is attention grabbing and professional.