Chapter 9The Well-Rounded Freelancer

Although a strong business requires you to be business-savvy, a huge part of your career does, indeed, revolve around your artistic gifts. Advance your skills and you can boost your creative edge along with your value as a competitor in the industry. You don’t have to earn a degree in your field to excel. Other options include obtaining certificates, taking courses, joining industry organizations, networking, and becoming a thought leader in your field. Let’s take a look at the many paths you can take to enhance your skillset and stand out from other solo-pros.

Taking Your Education to the Next Level

Taking courses can be useful to enhance your professional know-how and form connections. Susan Johnston (

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