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How To Use Design Contests To Find Freelance Jobs

how to use design contests

If you’re having a tough time finding design jobs, you should consider joining a few design contests.

Graphic design is one of the most popular skills in freelancing. As a result of its high demand, the competition for graphic design jobs is quite extreme.

There are millions of graphic designers on marketplaces like UpWork and Freelancer.com competing for design jobs all the time. And others who offer to design logos for $5 on sites like Fiverr only make this problem worse.

It’s no wonder why most graphic designers have a hard time landing jobs.

Of course, there are many other ways graphic designers can make money online. And one of the lesser-known ways is to join design contests.

But are these design contests effective? How do they work? Let’s find out.

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How To Build Trust & Relationships With Clients: 8 Tips For Freelancers

how to build rapport with clients

Building rapport (or a close relationship) with clients is one of the most rewarding things you can do to pave the road toward a successful freelance career.

When you have a close professional relationship with your clients, it’s easier to work on projects, it’s easier to understand their needs, and it’s easier to deliver projects that meet their expectations.

More importantly, it helps you to build trust and get more work from the same client for long periods of time.

I’ve been working with this one client for over 5 years. One time, I actually tried to leave his company to work for a different company but he didn’t let me.

Because we have a close yet professional relationship. And he knows that kind of relationship takes a lot of work and time to develop with another freelancer.

That’s just one example of how incredibly rewarding it can be to have a good relationship with your clients. It’s a surefire way to get repeat clients too.

If you also want to have that kind of relationship with your clients, follow these tips and learn how to build rapport with clients.

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10-Step Guide To Getting Started As A Freelance Web Designer

how to get started as freelance web designer

Many students and college graduates are now joining the freelancing industry hoping to do freelance work and make some money in their free time.

This article is dedicated to all those teens, grownups, and everyone else who’s looking for a solid actionable plan to get into freelancing as a web designer.

In this article, I will show you a simple, easy-to-follow, step-by-step plan to get started as a freelance web designer with helpful tips on landing clients and making some real money.

In fact, it’s the same strategy I used to make my own web design agency. Keep reading to find out how I did it.

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How To Get Freelance Work With No Experience (In 6 Steps)

find freelance work with no experience

Can you get freelance work without any experience? Can you convince a client to hire you when you have no experience to show?

The short answer—Yes, you can!

But it depends on the approach you take. You can’t just ask someone to hire you based on your promise alone. You need to go in with a strategy.

In this quick step-by-step guide, I’ll show you the right approach you can take to get freelance work with no experience.

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How To Write A Professional Email & Talk To Clients (10+ Tips)

How To Write A Professional Email

Learning to write a professional email and create client proposals is a skill every freelancer must master from the start.

Without the skill of proper communication, you will never be able to land high-paying clients or build long-term relationships with them. It’s as simple as that.

To help you get started, I’ll share a few important tips on how to write a professional email and a client proposal as well as how to properly communicate with clients while working on projects.

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How To Work Remotely From Home: 10+ Tips & Tools

tips for working remotely from home

Working on your laptop laying on the bed sounds like a dream job doesn’t it.

Well, sure it sounds like it but in reality, working remotely from home is nothing like it.

In fact, it’s somewhat of a challenge. Especially for people who suddenly find themselves working from home due to a world epidemic like the CoronaVirus outbreak.

Whether you’re just starting out as a remote worker or thinking about getting started in freelancing or even forced to work from home, you’ll find plenty of useful tips and hacks for surviving the remote work life in this guide.

I’ve worked in regular office jobs. And I’ve been working from home as a full-time freelance writer for over seven years. I’ve been in both worlds so I believe I’m qualified to offer some advice.

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