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Nichify or Die

Should you determine a niche? That’s probably something you’ve thought about on more than one occasion. And while there are pros and cons to each side of the argument, Clifton Alexander of Reactor Design Studio is a huge fan of the niche and its potential – whether by industry or by medium.       more »

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Get It in Writing: Contract Essentials

Instructor:  Duncan McQueen, Attorney at Law Wednesday, February 15th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM Bizperc, 1800 Baltimore, 6th floor, KC, MO Cost: $30 There are so many horror stories of self-employed individuals being taken advantage of. If it hasn’t happened to you, count yourself lucky. Because chances are, it will at some point in your freelance more »

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Should you incorporate? And if so, which entity should you choose?

When you first venture out on your own, you’re probably likely to set up your freelance business as a sole proprietor. And while this may be the easiest option to set up shop, it may not be the best. There’s some great value in incorporating, including: Tax benefits Reduced chances of being audited by the more »

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How to Grow a Pair & Train Your Clients

Co-Founder: Julie Cortés, Freelancers University Wednesday, Jan. 4th: 9:30 – 11:30 AM For some reason, many clients seem to think that they can dictate how you run your business. Whether it’s in reference to deposits and contracts or calling you at all hours of the night, it’s time to teach these folks what the industry more »

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How to Deal with Difficult Clients

Freelancer Panel: Matt Nichols, Photographer; Julie Cortés, Copywriter; & Phil Watkins, Designer Recorded Wednesday, Dec. 14th: 9:30 – 11:30 AM. Will be available soon. At some point in your freelance career, you’re going to run into a difficult client. It’s just the nature of business. And while you may prefer to throw your arms up in more »

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