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Improve Client Communications and Win Over that Problem Client

by Laura Spencer
on June 12, 2013

in Freelancing Basics

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Are you having trouble with a client? Does it seem that whatever you do, your client is unhappy?

It’s probably just another case of dealing with a problem freelancing client, right?

Not necessarily. A large number of client problems are a result of freelancer/client miscommunication. And communication problems can usually be solved.

So, how do you turn that problem client into a loyal supporter? One way is to improve your communication with them.

In this post, I’ll share some tips for using improved communication to improve your client relationships.

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10 Reasons Why Clients Don’t Want to Hire You

by Laura Spencer
on June 10, 2013

in Marketing

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“Why can’t I find any freelance work?”

It’s one of the most commonly asked questions. Maybe you’ve asked it yourself.

There are answers. The trouble is that most freelancers or would-be freelancers don’t want to hear those answers.

Of course, getting new clients is tricky even if you do all the right things. But many freelancers are doing the wrong things and they don’t even realize it. In this post, I share ten things that might cause a client to reject you for a freelancing project.

If you enjoyed this post, you’ll probably also enjoy Where on Earth Am I Going to Find My First Clients?

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Can You Afford to Get Sick?

by Laura Spencer
on June 6, 2013

in Freelancing Basics Freelancing Life

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You know what today is, right?

It’s the day of the big deadline for your new client. You’ll get up at the crack of dawn and work straight through lunch. You should just be able to make it…except…

Except, you glance over at your alarm clock and notice that it’s already 9:00 a.m. You’ve slept in. You leap out of bed, or try to anyway. Except you just about double over when a wave of nausea hits you.

That’s right. It’s a freelancer’s worst-case scenario. You’ve got a huge client deadline and you’re sick–right when you can least afford it.

Illness is one of the many factors that new freelancers often don’t take into consideration. In this post, we’ll be discussing some safeguards against illness that you can put in place to protect your freelancing business.

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