This Pocket Idiot's Guide shows readers how to stay in contact with their offices whether they are on the road, on the beach, or in the midst of changing a diaper. It contains up-to-the minute information on: cell phones; pagers; laptops; palmtops and other personal scheduling systems; email. A must-have for all business people who simply cannot leave their work at the office.
|Publisher:||Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of Contents
PART I: Getting Ready to Go It Alone.
Chapter 1: Are You a Born Freelancer?
Chapter 2: Understanding the Realities of Working for Yourself.
Chapter 3: Making the Decision to Freelance.
Chapter 4: Laying the Groundwork for Your New Life.
PART II: Opening Your Doors for Business.
Chapter 5: Forming Your Company.
Chapter 6: Organizing Your Office.
Chapter 7: Budgeting Your Time.
Chapter 8: Building an Extended Staff.
PART III: Bringing Your Work to Life.
Chapter 9: Creating a Professional Image.
Chapter 10: Finding Clients.
Chapter 11: Landing Business with Advertising and PR.
Chapter 12: Evaluating Jobs and Projects.
Chapter 13: Managing Client Relationships.
Chapter 14: Staying Current.
PART IV: Managing Your Money.
Chapter 15: Budgeting and Accounting.
Chapter 16: Setting Rates and Collecting Fees.
Chapter 17: Paying Taxes.
Chapter 18: Securing Insurance.
Chapter 19: Investing for the Future.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Handle Stress and Prevent Burnout.
Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Balancing Your Work and Personal Life.
Chapter 22: Ten Things Clients Want Most from You.
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