Embrace Your Inner Nerd: How Gamifying Your Website Can Improve Your Marketing

Embrace Your Inner Nerd: How Gamifying Your Website Can Improve Your Marketing

One of the most effective marketing techniques to emerge over the last decade is also one of the least well known. “Gamification,” or applying common elements of gameplay—e.g. point scoring, strategy, competition—is an extraordinarily effective way to get your audience to engage with your product or service. Games stimulate the brain’s pleasure centers, and studying this type of physiological response is a growing and increasingly crucial area of marketing research.

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Best Cities to Freelance in the U.S. (Infographic)

Best Cities to Freelance in the U.S. (Infographic)

As a freelancer, you can work anywhere you want. Especially when your projects can be done remotely. You just need a decent Internet connection, and you’re good to go.

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6 Great Websites to Start Selling Your Artwork

6 Great Websites to Start Selling Your Artwork

So you’ve just decided that you’d like to start selling your artwork. Good for you! Now the only problem you have is how to actually get started. Thankfully, there are some great options for you to consider.

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Learn the Secrets of How Professional Designers Work

Learn the Secrets of How Professional Designers Work

Have you ever wondered how industry-leading professionals do their work?

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6 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Online Freelancing Success

6 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Online Freelancing Success

Freelancing online is a viable career option for people who want flexibility in their work schedule and environment.

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Successful Startups Founded by Designers

Successful Startups Founded by Designers

Success in design and entrepreneurship require a lot of the same qualities such as creativity, innovativeness, and problem-solving abilities.

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Prices Ending in ".99" Convert Better

Prices Ending in ".99" Convert Better

Gumroad, a selling platform for digital products, did a conversion rate analysis of products being sold on their platform. They compared the conversion rates of products priced at whole numbers (e.g. $2) versus products being sold a penny less (e.g. $1.99).

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Why Freelancers Should Be Picky

Why Freelancers Should Be Picky

There’s a myth about freelancing that’s dangerous. It’s prevalent among freelancers still new to the industry. It’s the myth that as a freelancer you have to take on any client who comes your way.

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How to Get Clients to Pay You on Time

How to Get Clients to Pay You on Time

Late payers are the bane of a freelancer’s existence. Creating havoc with your cash flow, late payments for completed projects can cause all sorts of damage to your business’s finances.

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Jump into Freelancing

5 Questions to Ask Before You Jump into Freelancing

Many people want to become full-time freelancers. It sure sounds fun: being your own boss, ditching the alarm clock, taking vacations whenever you want.

However, the harsh reality is that most freelancers struggle to get clients and they barely make ends meet.

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5 Ideas for Improving Your Client Services as a Freelancer

5 Ideas for Improving Your Client Services as a Freelancer

What things can you do to provide your clients with excellent service so that they keep coming back to you? How can you make your design business stand out from the crowd by providing your clients good project experiences? This article shares some ideas you can implement right now.

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6 Essential Tips for People Who Want to Be Freelancers

6 Essential Tips for People Who Want to Be Freelancers

With the job market being as competitive as it is, many people are finding that freelancing brings many benefits that regular office workers don’t enjoy. Freelancers can earn as much, or even more, money than other workers without being tied to any one company, and they can have full control of their time.

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