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5 Gadgets And Tips From Brilliant Freelancers

by Luke McKinney - on Nov 7th 2011 - 1 Comment
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Working freelance is a great way to make money doing something you love. Nine-to-fivers are often jealous of the freelancer, thinking it must be great to work your own hours, not realizing that freelancers work all of them. When you’re in charge of everything from job applications to client communications to invoicing to maintenance...

20+ Infographic Designers And Graphic Artists

by Michael Kwan - on Nov 1st 2010 - 4 Comments
Trends Graph

Not too many people have a knack for understanding a massive spreadsheet. Not only is it challenging; it can also be incredibly boring. That’s why infographics are much more effective for making sense of complex arrays of data. They’ve been used for years by magazines and newspapers, but infographics have really found a place...

20 Freelance Cartoonists You Can Outsource To

by Michael Kwan - on Feb 25th 2010 - 10 Comments
Mouse in Trap

To give a naturally personable and approachable feel to your marketing efforts, it can be valuable to make use of cartoons and cartoon-like visuals. This can be very effective both online and offline, making good use of humor and caricacture to lighten the mood. However, most people are not very skilled in this style of illustration. Thankfully,...

25 Freelance Graphic Designers

by Thursday Bram - on Jan 17th 2010 - 7 Comments
Color Swatches

If you’ve got a design project in mind, going directly to a freelancer is often the best choice. While other options, such as crowdsourcing, are available, a good freelancer will be able to work with the ideas you have for your project and can meet the exact specifications you need. Furthermore, the act of choosing a freelance...

20+ Freelancing Virtual Assistants

by Samar Owais - on Jul 28th 2009 - 4 Comments
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By now, you’re familiar with the benefits of outsourcing your tasks and projects to virtual assistants. Previously, Smartlife wrote about how to choose a VA and how to choose which tasks to delegate. Actually finding a reliable VA to handle your to-dos, however, is easier said than done. One reliable source you can turn to is a...