The wrong way to get freelance jobs

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There are countless strategies and places to find freelance jobs, but this week, I received a note that represents a classic example of the wrong way to go about it: soliciting work from other freelancers with whom you have 1) no relationship or 2) no understanding of their businesses. Exhibit A is a pitch I received from out of the blue on LinkedIn: [Read more…]

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5 fast ways to perfect your elevator pitch

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This week’s guest post answers the common freelancer query, “How should I respond when someone asks me what I do?”

As freelancers, we know how important it is to create the perfect project pitch—from research to a targeted cover letter to hand-selecting your best clips and layouts. [Read more…]

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