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How $200 on Promoted Tweets Got This Freelancer a 6 Month Contract.

How $200 on Promoted Tweets Got This Freelancer a 6-Month Contract

Buy Promoted Tweets to Push Your CV Directly to End Clients Barry McGee, a freelance front-end web developer, normally has quite lengthy engagements, 3-6 months or longer. Near the end of 2014 the contract he was in was coming to an end. To get a new freelance gig after the Christmas holidays, he decided to experiment with

4 Twitter Marketing Ideas for Freelance Creatives

4 Twitter Marketing Ideas for Freelance Creatives

Any freelance creative could use some of these Twitter marketing ideas. The no. 1 and no. 2 tips are particularly useful for freelance illustrators, designers, photographers and any other creative who creates visuals! 1. Illustrate Someone Else’s Tweet David Michael Moore, a freelance illustrator, surprises his prospects with artwork tailored to their tweet. Mostly, he just

Prospect Lists for Freelance Creatives

Twitter: 17 Pre-Built Prospect Lists for Freelance Creatives

Build a Killer Prospect List in No-Time! The first thing to do when prospecting is to look for people you want to connect with. It means actually building lists of prospects, and such research easily consumes a lot of time. I’ve done that for you. The best thing you can find while researching are ready-made lists

Twitter Magic! Click the Button to Find People Asking for Designers, Illustrators & Photographers!

Click & Find Design & Photography Prospects on Twitter

Twitter is brimming with potential clients for freelance creatives. Every day people are asking for web & graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers. Use these buttons to find those people! Each button links to real-time results on Twitter Common queries, e.g. recommendations for web designers, will yield new results almost daily. Revisit this page often to comb

The Most Popular Freelance Graphic Designers on Twitter

The Most Popular Freelance Creatives on Twitter

Top list. In February 2014 these 37 freelance graphic designers, illustrators, and web designers each had more than 10 000 followers on Twitter.  Now also with their creative specialty… (more…)

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How I Got My First 1,000 Twitter Followers

70% Qualified Followers I just hit 1,000 followers for Flaunt My Design’s Twitter account. It took me roughly 9 months and 3 weeks. I’m very happy with my followers, since 70% of them clearly belong to my target group. I gained my first 1,000 Twitter followers almost exclusively (91%) through follow-backs. (more…)

How I Cut Social Media Marketing to 30 Minutes a Day

How I Cut Social Media Marketing to 30 Minutes a Day

No doubt about it. Social media marketing can easily become a time-suck. Luckily I’ve found tools for finding and sharing quality content almost without effort. This blog post exactly describes the social media marketing tools and my process to manage Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and (futurewise) LinkedIn in 30 minutes or less a day. (more…)

How Often Do the Most Popular Creative Freelancers Tweet

How Often Do Popular Creative Freelancers Tweet?

The most popular freelance graphic designers, illustrators, and web designers tweet in average 11 times per day. However, there are large differences in both the total number of daily tweets, and how those tweets are distributed between original tweets, retweets, and replies. (more…)

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How to Get Noticed by Creative Directors

Creative directors at advertising agencies are a good source of repeat business. Do you want to get your foot into some advertising agencies? It can be done. The way in is to get the creative director to know you and your work (before the need arises). However, to befriend him or her is step 2. Step

Who Follows Creative Professionals on Twitter.

Who Follows Freelance Graphic Designers on Twitter?

This word cloud shows the job descriptions of people following the most popular freelance graphic designers, illustrators and web designers on Twitter. In August 2013 these creative professionals’ followings roughly summed up to 680 000 people. (more…)