Before You Hire a Freelancer

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What do I need to know before I hire a freelancer?

Before You Hire a Freelancer

Freelance relationships go more smoothly when you, the client, go into them properly prepared. Before you place an advertisement or contact a freelance designer, you should be ready to answer these questions:

  • What specific work do you want done?
  • What is the goal of this work?
  • How does this project fit into your organizational goals?
  • What expertise is needed to do this work well?
  • What is your budget for this project?
  • What is your deadline for this project?
  • What is your plan for revisions and extras that may come up during the design process?



6/26/2012 9:15:35 AM
Kris said:

Constant communication is the key to work with a freelancer effectively and online tools like Skpe can help you a lot. One of the best ways to do before hiring a freelancer is to TEST them first. This will help you reduce the risk of hiring a freelancer who is not capable to do the job. Sometimes conducting only an interview and checking their resume is not enough to see their full potential to do the job.


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