Freelancing? How about a Free 4GB CF Card?

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Raise Your Rates. Here’s How. Today’s FreelanceSwitch has an excellent article on negotiating, beginning with the advice/challenge to immediately raise your rates 25% for all future clients. If you struggle with your hour/day rates, and dealing with negotiations/pricing issues, this is a solid article. Find it HERE Marketing. Be Proactive not Reactive. As a freelancer you understand the daily crush …

You Did that on purpose!

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If you’ve read this blog or know me personally you know one of my favourite words is INTENTIONALITY. Life happens faster and faster all the time and without putting much effort into it the days slide by and before you know it another year has gone by and it’s still “same old, same old.” If you were to do three …

Self-Promotion For Photographers: GETTING THE GIGS

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Self-Promotion for Photographers Series, 5 GETTING THE GIGS Once you have the foundations laid for your marketing efforts you’ve really only just started. In a perfect world you’d put your website up, your potential market would feel a tremor in The Force, and your phone would ring. But then you’d also have an evil empire to deal with, so you …

Self-Promotion For Photographers: MARKETING MATERIALS

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Self-Promotion for Photographers Series, 4 MARKETING MATERIALS Aside from your website, there are going to be a number of pieces of collateral marketing materials you will want to use. Among them business cards, mailers, portfolios, letterheads, etc. Here’s some thoughts. Make Them Rock. When you hand someone your business card the first thing they say should not be “thank you.” …