Archive for the ‘Freelance’ Category

Writing Articles to Captivate Readers

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The art of writing articles is not always easy to pickup right away. You’ll need to spend a lot of time practicing writing, but also reading similar articles or books which peak your interest. Only through reading others’ writings can you understand more complex vocabulary and grammar. But keep in mind that not all complicated writings are good or worthwhile.

In this article I’d like to take a deeper look into writing articles which captivate your audience. Articles can be published in print, such as newspapers or magazines. But you could also publish online to a blog or web magazine where readers have access from any computer in the world. Because there is such a huge global audience you’ll really need to determine your own writing style and what makes you stand out.

Rules for effective Note-taking in a “designer to client” meeting

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Part of the good communication between a designer and his client includes listening and understanding requests and taking effective notes during the meeting to build up an effective briefing later. Writing reliable notes is a skill that can be learnt and that can take advantage of several useful tools. It can make the difference, during the design process, between a successful project and a big mess.

In this article we will see what note-taking is, how to improve your design process with it and a range of useful tools to help you in that practice.

Top 5 Life Hacks for Freelancers

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Life as a freelancer can be hard. Freelancers are responsible for all aspects of their business. They have to find clients, market their services, and handle all financial records and other paperwork in the business, as well as actually performing the service they are hired for. That is why many freelancers are always looking to make things just that little bit easier or more efficient. And this is precisely where life hacks come in.

A Better, More Successful You: 5 Tips to Keep You Motivated

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The lack of motivation is a serious problem many people deal with on a daily basis. We all want to be successful in our careers, in our families, and in our social lives. Because many of us are not motivated enough to actually do something about it, however, only a few ever come close to success.