How to Work from Home Effectively

Working from home can be a blessing and a curse. Some people work better out of the comfort of their own home while others struggle to find the self-discipline and self-motivation that comes with the territory. If you fall into the latter, you are not alone. Whether working from home is by choice or not,…

Reduce Revision Requests from Your Design Clients

When FreelancerMap asked 400 freelancers to describe their biggest complaints about their job, 11.9 percent said that clients expecting them to work around the clock was at the top of the list. We live in an age where online retailers such as Amazon have conditioned consumers to expect everything instantly. Freelancers may frequently receive calls, instant messages, or emails from clients at all times. In some cases, the client may not even be in the same time zone. To avoid this type of time management problem, one important step freelancers can take is establishing some reasonable policies about handling communications with clients, particularly regarding revisions.