Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenges agencies face with freelancers, part of Running a Design Business: Freelancing.
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It's a risk for agencies to hire freelancers, especially for the first time.…Here's what agencies complain about when they're frustrated with freelancers.…If you've agreed to work for an agency at their office for full days or full…weeks, the expectation is that you're focusing on the agency's work during the…time they have booked.…If you have other obligations, tell them when they ask you your availability.…If you tell them last minute, it feels like you've thrown them an unexpected…problem that they now need to solve.…
Keep your business out of other's business and your personal life out of the office.…This includes checking Facebook, Twitter, sending emails and text messages while…you're on the clock.…When pulling together designs in a great pressure, sometimes freelancers use…example imagery or reference material that they found online or in publications…just to illustrate their intention.…Who owns the rights is unclear.…Make sure if you've used placeholder images that you communicate that to the…
- What is a freelancer?
- Tracking expenses
- Paying taxes
- Understanding business licenses
- Creating contracts and invoices
- Preparing, transferring, and storing files
- Tracking billing and payments
- Managing your work-life balance
Skill Level Beginner
Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreementswith Terry Lee Stone1h 10m Appropriate for all
Running a Design Business: Starting Smallwith Petrula Vrontikis1h 33m Appropriate for all
1. What Is a Freelancer?
3. Agreements and Contracts
4. Professional Practice
5. Organization and Getting Paid
Creating past-due notices2m 47s
6. Long-Term Success Strategies
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