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12 Tips for Successful Freelancing

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Twelve tips for freelance web designers, freelance web developers, or those considering freelancing from my book, The Principles of Successful Freelancing.

Twelve tips for freelance web designers, freelance web developers, or those considering freelancing from my book, The Principles of Successful Freelancing.

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  • 1. 12 Tips for Successful Freelancing
  • 2. Hello, I’m Miles. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 3. I’ve just written a book. Here are just twelve of the tips from it... 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 4. Research Spend quality time researching your proposed business- it’s more than a five minute web surf. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 5. Grow your Network Value family and friends’ support, and meet new people all of the time. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 6. Budget Save for a rainy day rather than spend every cent as it comes in. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 7. Embrace Selling Enjoy the sales challenge- it’s easier than you think! 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 8. Get Organised Keep your workspace tidy and plan ahead (long- and short- term). 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 9. Control Stress Remain calm and work through issues to avoid early burnout. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 10. Be Passionate Love your work! You should enjoy what you do for a living. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 11. Value your Health Bad health stops you from working. Take time to exercise and maintain a nutritious diet. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 12. Satisfy Customers Don’t do average work- exceed their expectations and make them need you. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 13. Maintain Cashflow It’s what is in the bank that counts, not what you are billing- understand the difference. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 14. Achieve a Work/Life Balance Your life should be more than work-maintain a good balance for health and success. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 15. Continually Learn Keep acquiring new skills and knowledge, every week. Let it slip and you could be left behind. 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 16. Believe you can be successful! Dive on in! With planning and persistence (and my book!), you can be a success at freelancing. Good luck... 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com
  • 17. Related Links www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com www.twitter.com/posf www.milesburke.com.au www.twitter.com/milesb 12 Tips for Freelancing // Miles Burke www.principlesofsuccessfulfreelancing.com

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