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11 Ways To Improve Customer Service As A Freelancer

11 Ways To Improve Customer Service As A Freelancer

Posted on14. Jan, 2010 by David Y.

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Imagine for a moment buying a product that everyone says is the biggest greatest thing ever made and after extensive research you buy it. On the way home you can’t stop staring at it on the seat beside you while doing the best you can to avoid an accident. Finally in the safety of your [...]

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Navigating Awkward Clients

Navigating Awkward Clients

Posted on01. Dec, 2009 by David Y.

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Recently at a “family” gathering over the holidays things quickly became awkward. The air became tense, eye contact was avoided and things turned south rather quickly to the point of avoiding each other all together.
So while sitting by myself analyzing the situation and watching a George Lopez show things became clear. Awkward situations [...]

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Think Circle Not Square

Think Circle Not Square

Posted on17. Nov, 2009 by David Y.

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In today’s world it’s easy to get caught up in the current trends or fads, but being unique seems to be turning into a lost art. One quote that inspired this article comes from Mitch Hedburg and it goes
I like an escalator because an escalator can never break, it can only become stairs. There would [...]

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How To Deal With Annoying Clients

How To Deal With Annoying Clients

Posted on21. Sep, 2009 by David Y.

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We all get them from time to time.. the ones that think your their friend and that you and them go way back. The ones that email you ever hour to check on your “progress” or to see “how you’re doing”. The types of people who change there minds after the first proof is delivered, [...]

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The Evils Of Design Outsourcing

The Evils Of Design Outsourcing

Posted on14. Sep, 2009 by David Y.

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Design is the backbone of all things life. Without it the world would be a bland possibly colorless mess. Imagine a scene where everyone looks alike, wearing the same outfit, doing the same things day in and day out but we as designers have prevented such a thing from happening. With our creativity and understanding [...]

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Breathe. Smile. Slow Down.

Breathe. Smile. Slow Down.

Posted on26. Aug, 2009 by David Y.

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It’s easy to lose control or to appear that we don’t have a grip on things but no matter the situation there are 3 simple steps that can put you back in control.
These 3 steps are simple yet many of us all too often forget to put them into action. We rush through our days [...]

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5 Must read articles for Freelancers

5 Must read articles for Freelancers

Posted on05. Aug, 2009 by David Y.

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At one point or another in our lives we decide to walk away from the corporate world and try to make it on our own. Many go about doing so the wrong way, others become overwhelmed with the enormous responsibility of being ones own boss, some throw there hands up in frustration, and yet others [...]

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