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Freelance Tips Motion Design Los Angeles

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    Advice on things to do and avoid as a freelance designer.

    How to not get taken advantage of by companies that book you.

    How to get consistent work and modulate

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    Advice on things to do and avoid as a freelance designer.

    How to not get taken advantage of by companies that book you.

    How to get consistent work and modulate feast or famine cycle associated with being a freelancer.

    04:50 Basic terminology.

    What's a day rate mean? How many hours should I expect to work?
    05:40 What's your rate? Get used to saying it.

    Say it with confidence.
    06:48 How much work is expected of you for the rate? Under promise and over deliver to ensure future bookings.

    Be careful about over pricing yourself.


    08:20 Clarify terms to avoid conflict later on.
    10:25 Getting paid in a reasonable amount of time.
    11:10 Being conflict adverse opens you up to be taken advantage of.
    12:20 Why are companies late in paying?
    13:40 Trust your gut.

    If you don't have a good feeling about a company, don't take the booking.
    14:30 What you should do if you are in demand as freelancer.
    16:20 What are the differences between "hold, book and challenge"?
    19:20 What about cancellations? How should I handle that?

    Julia Wright
    julia-wright.com

    Angie Son
    angieyson.com

    Want more info? Read Chris Do's LinkediN article "Freelancing 101" here: lnkd.in/b4vbTWa

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    Hosts– Chris Do
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