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Freelance Success For Artists #2: How to Find Your First Clients

Kristen Palana, Professor, Award-Winning Artist, Digital Do-Gooder

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4 Videos (12m)
    • Welcome and Introduction to Freelance Masterclass For Artists (Part 2)

      1:12
    • Do This to Start Getting Your First Clients

      5:15
    • How to Use Fiverr and Other Websites to YOUR Advantage

      4:43
    • Thank Your For Taking This Course. Please Review

      0:42

About This Class

Are you a designer, filmmaker, illustrator, or multimedia artist looking for simple and effective ways to earn money and build your reputation doing what you love?

I'll show you tried and true best practices for finding and keeping happy, repeat clients, and how you can best build your portfolio, reputation, experience, and income the quick and easy way.

This course (divided into several smaller courses) will help you create a successful and sustainable freelance business built on a simple but powerful mantra, "Respect Yourself. Respect Your Client."

By the end of this course (Part 2) you'll confidently be able to:

  • Harness the power of free online tools to get your name, portfolio, and services out there for future clients to see.
  • Know the most effective ways to find new clients and turn them into happy repeat customers.
  • Use Fiverr and sites like it to YOUR advantage. Don't be exploited ever again! 


I'm a tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media and the Program Director of Film & Digital Media at The American University of Rome in Italy and a practicing award-winning multimedia artist. As of July 2016, I'm currently based in Yangon, Myanmar and serving as a Visiting Associate Professor of Digital Media at American University Myanmar.

I have over 16 years of experience teaching students all over the world using my tried and true custom approach (turning complex information into something simple, memorable, easy-to-understand in as short amount of time as possible) to ensure that you get the most important, relevant, and useful information that can be applied immediately to your art, work, and everyday life.

Are you ready to get started learning new skills that can help you move forward more confidently into the future? Enroll today and join our growing learning community. See you inside the course!

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Kristen Palana

Professor, Award-Winning Artist, Digital Do-Gooder

My goal is to empower ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

I'm a multimedia artist/educator based in Yangon, Myanmar and am an Associate Professor of Digital Media at American University of Myanmar. I also served as tenured core faculty at The American University of Rome (2006-2016) where I co-founded and ran its Film and Digital Media Program.

I have 17+ years of university and adult education teaching experience in North America, Europe, As...

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