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Ask your clients the right questions to get your project started in the right direction.

Automatically Adding your Rates to Quotes

All levels of Osmosis accounts can store pricing information for services or products you sell. For instance, you can specify different service offerings or package levels, or the hourly, daily or monthly rates for different types of work. Many proposals use standard rate cards, with estimates for the amount of time required.

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Freelancers: You Don't Need I.T.

As a freelancer, most of the work I do happens on the computer. But just because I'm online all the time, have to store and manage files, communicate over email, send huge files, protect information, and more, doesn't mean I need an IT department to manage everything for me. In fact, the tools and resources that are currently available make it so everything can be done at home, by me.

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Dig Deeper: Getting at the Needs of Your Clients

Have you ever worked on a project--like a website or mock-up--for days (or weeks even), that you were excited and passionate about? Day after day you toiled away, and then, when you presented it to your client, they said, "Is that the best you can do?" That sinking feeling of disappointment and frustration is almost too much to bear.

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Don't Let Your Money Run Away With You - Freelance Accounting

We all hate doing taxes, but thanks to modern technology, it's no longer necessary to fill out ten thousand pieces of paper with little numbers penciled in, crossing your fingers in hope that you did the math right. If there is one reason to be thankful for computers and calculators, it's taxes. The thing about freelancing is that taxes get harder.

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Tips For Getting Information From A Client

There are so many things that are like pulling teeth. Teaching your dog to sit. Getting your kid to unload the dishwasher (all the dishes, not just the top rack!). Convincing your boss that you deserve a raise. Actually pulling teeth.  But from a freelance contracting perspective, there are few things as frustrating as an endless back-and-forth attempt to get information out of a client.

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Battling Those Annoying Emails

Have you ever gotten one of those frustrating emails that asks you a bunch of questions you had already answered in the email before it? Or an email where the sender only answered one out of your three questions, so you have to reply and re-ask two of them again? Or an email where the response to your question has nothing to do with anything or is so confusing you have to initiate a...

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