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The Principles of Successful Freelancing

by Miles Burke

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When I started designing web sites as a freelancer in 1994, I would have loved to have had the guidance of a book such as this one. (Preface)
You've probably heard your freelacer acquaintances boasting about lives of luxury, plenty of time off, the freedom to work when inspiration strikes and not before, no control-freak bosses, and dream projects of their choosing.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0980455243, Paperback)

Thinking about becoming your own boss and embarking on the wonderful and rewarding journey of freelancing? The Principles of Successful Freelancing is for you. In this easy-to follow guide you'll learn what's important in transforming your skills into a booming freelance business.

This book leads you through the entire process, from getting started, through to winning and keeping loyal clients. Running a successful freelance business is easy, and with the information in this book, you'll confidently turn your freelancing dream into a profitable reality.

Learn how to make a smooth transition into freelancing Understand how to effectively manage your money Ensure you spend your time on the right activities Discover why a work/life balance is important Learn how your network can support you and your business Overcome your fear of selling And much more ...

The 12 Principles Of Successful Freelancing Get Organized
Keep your workspace tidy and plan ahead (short- and long-term). Control Stress
Remain calm and work through issues to avoid early burnout.. Research
Spend quality time researching your proposed business-it's more than a five minute web surf. Be Passionate
Love your work! You should enjoy what you do for a living. Budget
Save for a rainy day rather than spend every cent as it comes in. Value your Health
Bad health stops you from working. Take time to exercise and maintain a nutritious diet. Embrace Selling
Enjoy the sales challenge-it's easier than you think! Satisfy Customers
Don't do average work-exceed their expectations and make them need you. Grow Your Network
Value family and friends' support, and meet new people all the time. Maintain Cashflow
It's what is in the bank that counts, not what you are billing-understand the difference. Continually Learn
Keep acquiring new skills and knowledge, every week. Let it slip and you could be left behind. Achieve a Work/Life Balance
Your life should be more than work-maintain a good balance for health and success.

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