Ever watched someone crumble during a media conference or interview? It’s a sure sign that the person wasn’t prepared or trained to deal with the situation. That’s a topic I write about for B and T recently.
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Although there are lots of free email services like Gmail, Windows Live and Yahoo!, setting up a domain name and customised email address is much easier than it sounds and can be done by anyone who has a moderate level of computer literacy. If you can follow instructions, type and use a mouse – you can set up your own email.
The business of freelancing is hard work. I recently presented on this topic to my peers.
Some clients expect you to be able hit short deadlines even though they delay sending you important information and are clearly out of their depth when it comes to managing time and organising a project. But time wasting clients cost you money.
To be treated like a pro act like one. It’s tempting to play it casual but play it straight if you want to be taken seriously.