Featured Freelancer: Amour Setter

Featured Freelancer: Amour Setter

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Featured Freelancer: Amour Setter Which Role Do You Self-Identify With Best? Digital Nomad   When did you start this Freelancing Journey? Decemeber 2011.   Was there a trigger or inciting incident that made you make the leap into becoming a Freelancer? I was bored of suburban life.   Describe a "week-in-the-life" of yourself as a Freelancer. I work a lot, but since I'm location independent, I also get to travel a lot and experience different cultures around the world.   In one sentence, what do you identify as the main pain-point you are having as a Freelancer? Trying to balance work and social life.   If you have an online Portfolio, or links to products or services that features your work (i.e. designs, articles, etc.), list them here! Commercial I…
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Featured Freelancer: Evan Ames

Featured Freelancer: Evan Ames

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Featured Freelancer: Evan Ames Which Role Do You Self-Identify With Best? Freelancer   When did you start this Freelancing Journey? March 2014   Was there a trigger or inciting incident that made you make the leap into becoming a Freelancer? I currently hold an agency position but wanted a creative outlet and an additional revenue stream.   Describe a "week-in-the-life" of yourself as a Freelancer. I still hold a 40hr work week agency position as a UX consultant. However, in my off hours I work within networks like Gigster, Design Inc. and TopTal.  These help to keep me fresh and bring in additional income.   In one sentence, what do you identify as the main pain-point you are having as a Freelancer? Lead generation.   If you have an online Portfolio,…
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Featured Freelancer: Christine Harmel

Featured Freelancer: Christine Harmel

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Featured Freelancer: Christine Harmel Which Role Do You Self-Identify With Best? Digital Nomad   When did you start this Freelancing Journey? January 2010   Was there a trigger or inciting incident that made you make the leap into becoming a Freelancer? Just value time, outdoors and life experience more than sitting in an office.   Describe a "week-in-the-life" of yourself as a Freelancer. Fly to Barcelona, meet new people, work on my client's project, fly to Mallorca, start a new tech association ("Island Hack"), meet more tech entrepreneurs, give PR advice, write a press kit, have a few Skype calls with colleagues to check in on if I can help them with anything, offer some connections, meet more cool people, fly back to Austin TX to change my wardrobe. In…
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Featured Freelancer: Barbara Riedel

Featured Freelancer: Barbara Riedel

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Featured Freelancer: Barbara Riedel Which Role Do You Self-Identify With Best? Digital Nomad   When did you start your Freelancing Journey? May 2008   Was there a trigger or inciting incident that made you make the leap into becoming a Freelancer? I realized that I can work in the field of my studies (language services).   Describe a "week-in-the-life" of yourself as a Freelancer. Every day is different in my life. I do many things: blogging, translating, copywriting, proofreading, creating my own products as a Solopreneur. So normally in the mornings I try to do my daily tasks: social media activity for my blog, answering emails and comments on my blog or in my social networks. I try to do some work for my blog in the afternoons such as taking…
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Featured Freelancer: Eugene Ting

Featured Freelancer: Eugene Ting

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Featured Freelancer: Eugene Ting Which Role Do You Self-Identify With Best? Solopreneur   When did you start this Freelancing Journey? April 2014   Was there a trigger or inciting incident that made you make the leap into becoming a Freelancer? At the time I was in a full-time job and a unionized job at that. We were finishing up on a really big project and I could sense that our company wasn't getting the amount of work that was needed to keep the team at status quo. I knew people had to be let go and as one of the people with the least seniority on the team, I was the one to be let go first. So as that was coming to pass, I started thinking of diversifying my…
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