As a freelancers or business person, your primary aim has always been delivering quality work and achieving customer satisfaction. However, if you look from a broader perspective enhancing the overall client experience is as necessary. Clients are the most important aspect of any business, and therefore must be satisfied at the end of the day. … Continue reading How To Improve Client Experience From Lead Exploration to Delivery?
Clients can be tough to deal with sometimes. As we look at the client process, the most challenging part is when clients constantly ask for changes to be made. Many times we find it really annoying when the client behaves this way after not providing a clear brief or asking for changes on something that … Continue reading How To Deal With Frequent Edits as a Freelancer?
Money doesn’t buy happiness but is the most essential thing for survival these days. A source that gives immense pleasure if it is in our hands, or moves to providing extreme pain in its absence. We are all running in the race to earn money. From budgeting to insurance claims to debt repayment to stock … Continue reading Financial Management for Freelancers
Do you find yourself hustling amongst the work? In the race of filling in multiple roles simultaneously, freelancers are often found struggling in maintaining the work and social life balance. Full-time workers have a regular work schedule to maintain, and their office space is where most of the socializing happens. As a freelancer, it gets … Continue reading Freelancers: 5 Ways To Compensate For Lack of Social Life
As Erich Fromm says, “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties”. A too detailed brief is an indication of being firm regarding every minute detail that you want. It’s not bad to know what you want, but too many details leave no scope for expressiveness or invention. It is like following a tight … Continue reading Briefs: Reasons to balance between detail and creativity
We all think that the most difficult part for a freelancer is to chase the lead and convert it into a prospective client. While the difficult part ends at that step, the complex bit starts post the call to action. For sealing the deal, one of the most crucial elements is The Contract. A contract … Continue reading Freelancer Contracts: What should you include?
Not working as a full-time employee? Doesn’t matter. Freelancers are also liable to pay income tax. Any income earned from a profession requiring to display intellectual or manual skills is taxed under the head ‘Profits and Gains from Business or Profession’ in the Income-tax Act. A freelancer is recommended to collect all their income through … Continue reading How to file ITR as a Freelancer?
Troubled running after clients asking for your payment? Don’t worry, you are not the only one. From late payments to getting completely ghosted, freelancers and small businesses face a lot of payment issues frequently. Apart from facing issues of meeting your own financial obligations, chasing after payments also leads to wastage of your valuable time, … Continue reading How to collect Faster Payments?
As Lawrence Bossidy said, “Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day, you bet on people, not on strategies.”. The emphasis on correct recruitment holds true in the light of the fact that businesses are built on the kind of synergy that its people bring to … Continue reading When to hire a Freelancer vs full timers
Starting as a new freelancer is difficult if you have 0 clients. Ideally you should start working with an established company or another freelancer, and then commission some work from them. If you successfully get work from your peers, start working on building relation with your clients and then you will get new clients via … Continue reading Why Is It Difficult For New Freelancers To Establish Themselves? And It’s Solution.