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Email Templates For Web Designers And Developers (PDF, ODT, TXT) | Smashing Magazine

Email Templates For Web Designers And Developers (PDF, ODT, TXT) | Smashing Magazine You know how it goes: you are facing a difficult situation with a client, and you aren’t quite sure how to respond to it to navigate the conversation into a meaningful direction. This is where email templates can come in handy. This article features […]

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Basic Guide (Tips and Tools) To Charging Your Freelance Clients

Basic Guide (Tips and Tools) To Charging Your Freelance Clients What is the best part about being a freelancer and actually working? Getting paid of course. Money will not buy you happiness but they sure will bring a smile or at least some satisfaction. In this article we will be talking about financing for freelancers, how […]

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How to Creatively Market Yourself as a Designer | Design Shack

How to Creatively Market Yourself as a Designer | Design Shack Sometimes it seems like every time you jump online, you read about a talented new designer who’s making it big with their latest project. There are a lot of wonderful designers out there, and the constant showcasing of others’ skills makes it feel all […]

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A List Apart: Articles: Designing Contracts for the XXI Century

A List Apart: Articles: Designing Contracts for the XXI Century A design contract is like a business card—it comes from the same desk, and bears the same creative mark. But it’s also the business card you hate handing out: a folder of legal gibberish with terrible formatting that reminds the client of everything that could […]

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Work, Life And Side Projects | Smashing Magazine

Work, Life And Side Projects | Smashing Magazine There is no doubt about it, I am a hypocrite. Fortunately nobody has noticed… until now. Here’s the thing. On one hand I talk about the importance of having a good work/life balance, and yet on the other I prefer to hire people who do personal projects […]

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Stop Writing Project Proposals

Stop Writing Project Proposals After several grueling days I had finally finished the proposal. I sent it off and waited for a response. Nothing. After a few weeks, I discovered that they were “just looking”. Despite the urgency and aggressive timeline for the RFP (Request For Proposal) plus the fact that we had done business […]