Best Practices for Freelancers and One-Person Shops     Jared Stoneberg (RockSoup)   Josh Kopel (jkopel)   Jennifer Hodgdo...
Agenda <ul><li>1.Introductions    </li></ul><ul><li>2.Act like a business   </li></ul><ul><li>3.Define your goals   </li><...
Act Like a Business      (because you are a business)
Define Your Goals      (so your business will work for you)
Define Your Services      (exactly what do you do?)
Find Work and Clients      (no work, no pay)
Get the work done      (what is your job, really?)
Professional Development      (the world changes, so you need to change too)  
What Not To Do      (avoid mistakes others have made)
Q & A   Jared Stoneberg (RockSoup) stonebergdesign.com @rock_soup Josh Kopel (jkopel) squigiloo.com @jkopel Jennifer Hodgd...
<ul><li>What did you think? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Step 1: Locate this session on the DCSF site http://sf20...
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Best Practices for Freelancers and One Person Shops

  1. 1. Best Practices for Freelancers and One-Person Shops   Jared Stoneberg (RockSoup) Josh Kopel (jkopel) Jennifer Hodgdon (jhodgdon)
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>1.Introductions  </li></ul><ul><li>2.Act like a business </li></ul><ul><li>3.Define your goals </li></ul><ul><li>4.Define your services </li></ul><ul><li>5.Find work and clients </li></ul><ul><li>6.Get the work done </li></ul><ul><li>7.Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>8.What not to do </li></ul>
  3. 3. Act Like a Business     (because you are a business)
  4. 4. Define Your Goals     (so your business will work for you)
  5. 5. Define Your Services     (exactly what do you do?)
  6. 6. Find Work and Clients     (no work, no pay)
  7. 7. Get the work done     (what is your job, really?)
  8. 8. Professional Development     (the world changes, so you need to change too)  
  9. 9. What Not To Do     (avoid mistakes others have made)
  10. 10. Q & A Jared Stoneberg (RockSoup) stonebergdesign.com @rock_soup Josh Kopel (jkopel) squigiloo.com @jkopel Jennifer Hodgdon (jhodgdon) poplarware.com @poplarware
  11. 11. <ul><li>What did you think? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Step 1: Locate this session on the DCSF site http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/schedule Step 2: Click the “Take Survey” link </li></ul>

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