- Lifetime course validation
- Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
- Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.
“Very nice thoughtful course especially for anyone considering freelancing. Kristen covers many aspects of doing business online relevant to current practices. She talks from experiences about her successes and what she learned from her mistakes. If you’re thinking about freelancing many of Kristen’s suggestions are vital to protecting yourself from bad or downright awful experiences.” -Jerry Montgomery—-I’ll show you tried and true best practices for finding and keeping happy, repeat clients, and how you can best build your portfolio, reputation, experience, and income the quick and easy way.This course will help you create a successful and sustainable freelance business built on a simple but powerful mantra, “Respect Yourself. Respect Your Client.” STOP being exploited and start earning money doing what you love. Build your confidence and be on the right path as a freelancer in just ONE hour.By the end of this course you’ll confidently be able to:Know and develop the characteristics and personality traits that all successful freelancers share.
Hone in on exactly which services you should offer and which you should NOT.
Set your prices and know once and for all what to charge.
Protect yourself by using easy-to-manage yet professional contracts and invoices.
Protect your business by painlessly planning for the tax man.
Become a client-whisperer who listens to and communicates well to deliver the projects clients want, need, and love..
Know the most effective ways to find new clients and turn them into happy repeat customers.I’m a practicing award-winning multimedia artist and a former tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media and Program Director of Film & Digital Media at The American University of Rome (2006-2016)
Welcome and Introduction to Freelance Masterclass For Artists Preview
Why Start Freelancing?
Preparations (Respecting Yourself)
Deciding Which Services to Offer
How Much Should I Charge?
Should I Ever Work for Free?
Where to Find Your First Clients
Getting Your First Clients -The Best Ways to Spread the Word
How to Use Fiverr and Other Websites to YOUR Advantage
Ready, Set, Go! (Protecting Yourself)
Got a Client? Great. Now Get a Contract ASAP! (Resources)
Get Paid Upfront or After the Job is Done? My Solution and Suggestions
Use This Simple Trick to Painlessly Prepare For Taxes as a Freelancer
Easy Invoices You Can Start Using Today (Resources)
The Client Whisperer (Respecting the Client While Still Respecting Yourself)
How To Get Inside Your Client’s Head So That You Start Off Well.
Use This Trick to Make Better Work and Get Happier Clients
The Joys and Sorrows of Presenting Work in Progress.
Presenting the “Final” Work, Making Final Tweaks, and Finding the Right Balance
That's a Wrap (Getting Paid and Enjoying the Fruit of Your Labor)
Finish Up Your Project With a Positive Bang. Tips and Tricks
Don’t Forget to Do This For Attracting Even More Clients
Extra: More Ways to Find New Clients and Promote Your Work Online
Start Your Own Online Art Store to Drive Traffic to Your Website & Find Clients
How to Best Link Your Online Store to Your Website and Social Media Pages