FREELANCER’SANONYMOUS<br />TOOLS FOR BILLING AND CLIENT MANAGEMENT<br />August 3, 2011 Meetup<br />Los Angeles / Pasadena ...
Thank you kleverdog coworking<br />What’s coworking?<br />
Tonight’s Format<br />Got Google+ ?<br />Guiding Principles for Web Design (and more…)<br />Accounting – invoicing and tim...
Got Google +<br />Need an invite?<br />What it’s good for…<br />Ideas, sharing resources, and meeting new people<br />Do I...
Guiding Principles for Web Design<br />UX Magazine Guiding Principles<br /><ul><li>Understand the underlying problem befor...
Don't hurt anyone
Make things simple and intuitive
Acknowledge that the user is not like you
Have empathy
More: http://goo.gl/TUrI</li></ul>Actually these are more life skills in general right?<br />
Freshbooks<br />Good for Invoices, <br />Sending Invoices, <br />Time Tracking, <br />and Tracking Expenses<br />
Harvest<br />Good for invoicing<br />Free account is liberal with number of clients<br />
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    1. 1. FREELANCER’SANONYMOUS<br />TOOLS FOR BILLING AND CLIENT MANAGEMENT<br />August 3, 2011 Meetup<br />Los Angeles / Pasadena <br />Graphics Designer’s Meetup Group<br />Noel Saw<br />@WPVerse<br />NoelSaw.com/+<br />
    2. 2. Thank you kleverdog coworking<br />What’s coworking?<br />
    3. 3. Tonight’s Format<br />Got Google+ ?<br />Guiding Principles for Web Design (and more…)<br />Accounting – invoicing and time tracking<br />Project Management & Collaboration<br />Misc. Tools<br />
    4. 4. Got Google +<br />Need an invite?<br />What it’s good for…<br />Ideas, sharing resources, and meeting new people<br />Do I need it?<br />
    5. 5. Guiding Principles for Web Design<br />UX Magazine Guiding Principles<br /><ul><li>Understand the underlying problem before attempting to solve it
    6. 6. Don't hurt anyone
    7. 7. Make things simple and intuitive
    8. 8. Acknowledge that the user is not like you
    9. 9. Have empathy
    10. 10. More: http://goo.gl/TUrI</li></ul>Actually these are more life skills in general right?<br />
    11. 11. Freshbooks<br />Good for Invoices, <br />Sending Invoices, <br />Time Tracking, <br />and Tracking Expenses<br />
    12. 12. Harvest<br />Good for invoicing<br />Free account is liberal with number of clients<br />
    13. 13. Project and Team Collaboration<br />Dropbox<br />Basecamp <br />P2 Theme for WordPress<br />Thoughtboxes<br />Switch to Gmail + Rapportive<br />
    14. 14. Client Management Basics – Best Practices<br />When estimating projects, clearly state hours as “estimated” and hourly rate thereafter<br />Ask for deposits – 25% to 33%<br />Ask for milestones if possible (film “step” deals)<br />Under promise and over deliver<br />Setup draft sites under your own demo URL until completion and ready to move<br />Be very specific about time frames like first drafts and deadlines<br />
    15. 15. Client Crisis Management<br />Remember to empathize…<br />Don’t take it personally…<br />Don’t respond personally…<br />Don’t attack…<br />Wait a few hours to respond…<br />Perhaps don’t respond via email…<br />Perhaps bring them into an office environment<br />
    16. 16. Misc. Tools<br />Adobe Kuler<br />Adobe Browser Labs<br />Visual.ly<br />365psd.com<br />WeGraphics.net<br />Quora<br />Evernote<br />
    17. 17. Thanks for coming!<br />Contact Me:<br />Noel Saw<br />@WPVerse<br />NoelSaw.com/+<br />
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