Month: October 2015

Ignoring Your Competition

It’s Not You, It’s Me (How to Break Up with Your Competitive Spirit) Creative freelancers confide in me on a daily basis and there’s a common theme among those who are struggling: they spend valuable time, energy, and resources concerning themselves with what their competition is doing. On the flip side, those who are thriving don’t even have competitors on their radar; in fact, their real competition is most likely their peers, if not their closest friends. Successful creative freelancers focus on what they do best— period. David duChemin on Real Photographers: “Digital did not kill our business. Our...

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