Questions to clients are not “optional” to address once the freelancer has taken the time to ask them in the first place. I decided to write this article as I see a tendency in clients who choose to ignore the questions they have been asked and that’s not good – neither for them, nor for their projects.
By now, you probably know that not everyone can be a successful freelancer. Along with good organization, self-discipline, determination, desire to improve and grow, the work principles are yet another reason for freelancers to succeed (or fail).
If I have to say it in a nutshell, the freelance interview is the chance for the freelancer to land the job! We discussed last week some of the freelance cover letter specifics so this week we’ll speak about the next step – the freelance interview.
The first time I had to look for freelancers on freelance job boards, I was terrified what little percentage of the applicants actually read the job post and what it’s for. It makes a very bad first impression if you apply to all jobs and if you do it with a recycled freelance cover letter – it often is irrelevant and demonstrates your lack of attention to detail or interest in general.
Today I shall say why PayPal and Skrill (Moneybookers) are my preferred freelance payment methods and will share a few tips and tricks why have both active and how to get the most out of them.