Freelance Success For Artists #3: How to Protect Yourself With Easy Contracts and Invoices | Kristen Palana | Skillshare

Freelance Success For Artists #3: How to Protect Yourself With Easy Contracts and Invoices

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

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6 Lessons (19m)
    • 1. Welcome and Introduction to Freelance Success For Artists -Part 3

    • 2. Got a Client? Protect Yourself With a Contract

    • 3. Get Paid Upfront or After the Job is Done? My Solution and Suggestions

    • 4. Use This Simple Trick to Painlessly Prepare For Taxes as a Freelancer

    • 5. Easy Invoices You Can Start Using Today Free

    • 6. Thank Your For Taking This Course. Please Review


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 3) you'll confidently be able to:

  • Respect and protect yourself as a freelancer. Protect your time, money, reputation, and sanity with best business practices and never be taken advantage of again.

  • Be more professional by using the right documents to keep your business running smoothly.

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!