Join Petrula Vrontikis for an in-depth discussion in this video Ongoing models of freelancing, part of Running a Design Business: Freelancing.
I've come up with four categories of freelancing.…The first two are ongoing, the second two are temporary.…Each has specific economic and creative advantages and disadvantages.…When you identify which category suits you best, you can proceed with your eyes…open in regards to your expectations.…The first type of freelancer is a moonlighter.…After working all day at their real jobs, moonlighters find a way to fit in a…few hours in the evening to work on other projects.…There are primarily three motivations for moonlighting: earning extra income,…using talents you don't use in your day job, or working on projects that have…more meaning to you such as social or environmental causes.…
There are some drawbacks.…This additional work can creep into your day job because there are things that…just can't be handled after regular business hours.…It may be unfair to your employer.…Of all the categories of freelancers, I find that moonlighters are the least…compensated for their time.…They can often be too rushed to properly deal with basic estimating and…
- 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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