Brilliant Freelancer

Book description

Ready to break free? Whether you’re new to freelancing or a seasoned freelance operative, Brilliant Freelancer is packed full of ideas and case studies to help you build a happy, productive and profitable freelance life quickly and easily. From building your client portfolio right through to staying motivated and surviving the tougher times, Brilliant Freelancer gives you everything you need to take charge of your career and start moving in the direction you want to go.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Brilliant Freelancer (1/2)
  3. Brilliant Freelancer (2/2)
  4. Contents
  5. About the author
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Foreword
  8. Introduction
  9. Part 1 The freelance essentials: what you need to know before you take the leap
    1. What does it mean to be a freelancer? (1/2)
    2. What does it mean to be a freelancer? (2/2)
    3. Are you ready for freelancing? (1/2)
    4. Are you ready for freelancing? (2/2)
    5. Make a smooth transition into freelancing (1/3)
    6. Make a smooth transition into freelancing (2/3)
    7. Make a smooth transition into freelancing (3/3)
    8. Your first freelance jobs: how to find them and how to quote for them (1/4)
    9. Your first freelance jobs: how to find them and how to quote for them (2/4)
    10. Your first freelance jobs: how to find them and how to quote for them (3/4)
    11. Your first freelance jobs: how to find them and how to quote for them (4/4)
    12. Becoming a company (1/2)
    13. Becoming a company (2/2)
  10. Part 2 Finding freelance work: how to find the most profitable and manageable work
    1. Take your ass to market (1/2)
    2. Take your ass to market (2/2)
    3. Find work fast (1/2)
    4. Find work fast (2/2)
    5. Networking: the power of people (1/2)
    6. Networking: the power of people (2/2)
    7. Get a website (1/3)
    8. Get a website (2/3)
    9. Get a website (3/3)
    10. Blog for victory (1/2)
    11. Blog for victory (2/2)
    12. How to sell (1/3)
    13. How to sell (2/3)
    14. How to sell (3/3)
    15. Get more work than you can handle (1/2)
    16. Get more work than you can handle (2/2)
  11. Part 3 Manage your clients (before they manage you)
    1. Managing clients (1/2)
    2. Managing clients (2/2)
    3. Deal with (and decline) difficult clients (1/2)
    4. Deal with (and decline) difficult clients (2/2)
    5. The client’s side of the story (1/2)
    6. The client’s side of the story (2/2)
  12. Part 4 Motivate yourself and get stuff done
    1. The art of motivation (1/3)
    2. The art of motivation (2/3)
    3. The art of motivation (3/3)
    4. Choose a productive place to work (1/2)
    5. Choose a productive place to work (2/2)
    6. Healthy body, healthy mind (1/3)
    7. Healthy body, healthy mind (2/3)
    8. Healthy body, healthy mind (3/3)
    9. Healthy computers (1/2)
    10. Healthy computers (2/2)
  13. Part 5 Protect yourself: finances, cash flow, credit control and contracts
    1. How to keep financial records (1/2)
    2. How to keep financial records (2/2)
    3. Cash flow and the need for credit control (1/2)
    4. Cash flow and the need for credit control (2/2)
    5. Create a contract (1/2)
    6. Create a contract (2/2)
  14. Part 6 Next steps – and beyond!
    1. Partnerships, products and businesses (1/2)
    2. Partnerships, products and businesses (2/2)
  15. Looking forward (1/2)
  16. Looking forward (2/2)
  17. Index (1/2)
  18. Index (2/2)

Product information

  • Title: Brilliant Freelancer
  • Author(s): Mr. Leif Kendall
  • Release date: April 2011
  • Publisher(s): Pearson Business
  • ISBN: 9780273744641