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9 05, 2017

Gain a Competitive Edge by Hiring the Right Freelancer. But How?

By | 2017-05-15T11:13:35+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Is it good news that more than ⅓ of adults classify themselves as freelancers? If you are a creative agency seeking quality freelance talent, the answer isn’t so simple. There’s no shortage of freelancers out there, but how do you ensure you hire the right one that can bring a competitive edge and an exceptional [...]

9 05, 2017

How NOT To Manage Your (OnDemand) Freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T08:23:47+00:00 May 9th, 2017|How-To, Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Unfortunately, hiring a talented handpicked freelancer doesn’t mean your needs will automatically be met. There are certain actions you need to take (or avoid) in order to ensure a productive working relationship. As with your full-time employees, you need to manage your freelancers, and you need to manage them effectively. Managing handpicked freelancers can be [...]

9 05, 2017

Why You Should Buy Your Design from Barcelona

By | 2017-05-09T13:10:53+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Design Thinking, How-To, Productivity Hacks|0 Comments

Remote freelancing, online outsourcing and connected societies are changing the way the world does business. Where traditionally outsourcing creative work would have involved tracking down, meeting and engaging a suitable freelancer or design agency in your locale, using modern work platforms could see you outsourcing work anywhere from Birmingham to Bangkok. All agencies want to [...]

9 05, 2017

Why 50% of the agency staff will be freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T06:20:59+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Why are ⅓ of Americans now classified as Independent Workers? And why are hand-selected, quality freelancers proving to be so valuable to companies that already have an established, well-paid workforce? Companies that hire freelancers aren’t just cutting costs, they are reaping benefits across the board. In fact, outsourcing projects isn’t just a solution, it’s the [...]

9 05, 2017

Top Productivity Hacks for Busy Clients and Freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T06:14:24+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Productivity Hacks|0 Comments

When you work with a freelancer, you might eventually wonder just how much work they’re putting into your project. Likewise, your freelancer may be concerned about reaching you when they have an urgent question regarding the work they’re doing for you. Oftentimes, misunderstandings and frustrations can be avoided altogether if you each have a productivity [...]

9 05, 2017

Tips From The Pros: Writing Amazing Project Briefs

By | 2017-05-09T06:11:10+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, How-To, Productivity Hacks|0 Comments

Every great creative project starts with a well thought out brief. It’s your cornerstone; your bedrock and most importantly if you work with handpicked freelancers, your way of expressing expectations, goals and defining “success” for your project. Although project briefs can adapt to accommodate creative changes, it’s vital to get as much set in stone [...]

9 05, 2017

Why You Need A Freelance Management System

By | 2017-05-09T05:53:03+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Development, How-To, Productivity Hacks|0 Comments

When we talk about why it’s advantageous for agencies to work with freelancers, we default to cost and internal bandwidth issues as the primary reasons. A larger freelance workforce means greater flexibility for management and that means money and time saved on the agency side. But those aren’t the only reason why you should always [...]

9 05, 2017

The Benefits of Creative Communication With Your Freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T05:47:22+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Most businesses focus on making the messaging they use with their customers perfect. But when it comes to those who work for the business, not so much. If you are bored to tears reading internal memos, proposals, and other communications, chances are, your recipients are as well. In this post, we're going to look at [...]