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Direct Mail Ideas for Freelancers -Paper Zine

Direct Mail Ideas for Freelancers: Paper Zine

Catch Busy Art Directors’ Attention With an “Old School” Illustrated Paper Zine Most freelancers’ self-promos are quickly forgotten. Illustrator & artist Esther Pearl Watson wanted to make a save-worthy mail-out. This marketing stunt starts with Esther finding a teenager’s diary in a gas-station bathroom. Loosely based on that diary, she created “Unlovable”. An illustrated paper zine she mailed to art directors.

Business Cards for Creative Freelancers. How a Simple Business Card Brought in 2 Clients, a Design Award and 1K Social Shares.

How a “Simple” Business Card Brought Clients, Fame & Awe

Business Cards for Freelance Creatives Chad Michael, a Dallas packaging & identity designer, hit a home run with his intricate business card. New clients found him. He won his peers’ respect. It brought him massive publicity. Chad could have made just another business card, but he didn’t. He created the most bad-ass business card ever. He transcended a simple

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

Self-Promotion for Graphic Designers. Example Marta Berzina. Cute, Illustrated GIFs Got This Graphic Designer 9 New Clients & 10,000 Project Views.

Self-Promotion Example for Graphic Designers: Marta Berzina

Cute, Illustrated GIFs Got This Graphic Designer 9 New Clients & 10,000 Project Views Many freelance creatives are reluctant to market themselves. To inspire and encourage, I share cases of successful self-promotion done by and for freelance creatives. First out, Marta Berzina, a Latvian freelance graphic designer.  In late May 2015 Marta did her first