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In-depth and Actionable Advice for Freelancers and Agency Owners by Michael Janda

How to Become Niche Famous

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HOW TO BECOME NICHE FAMOUS // Michael Janda and Dot Lung discuss how to become niche famous. There are riches in the niches! By targeting a specific audience and serving them with a specific set of services, your business can find great success. To become “niche famous” you must make…

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Working as an International Designer

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Working as an International Designer // Michael Janda and Lubos Volkov // Lubos is a talented designer in the Czech Republic and a successful freelance UX designer working with clients all over the world. In this video Michael and Lubos discuss the importance of building relationships with clients, communication strategies,…

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome // Michael Janda with Elizé Todd. – Michael Janda and Elize Todd discuss imposter syndrome and how to get over it! The truth is that everyone feels some imposter syndrome. The world is filled with people who are just trying to figure it out, you, me,…

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How to Hire a UX Designer

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How to Hire a UX Designer // Michael Janda and Elize Todd discuss strategies to help you hire a UX designer, or any employee, for that matter. Be sure to clearly define your needs. Michael recommends creating a specific list of tasks and abilities you are searching for, and then…

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How to Find a Design Mentor

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How to Find a Design Mentor // Michael Janda and Elize Todd discuss how to find a mentor. Elizé explains that there are mentors all around. Follow people on social media, read books, consume content. Your mentor doesn’t need to know that they are your mentor. Michael talks about the…

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Building Leverage with Clients

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Michael Janda with Julian Rotondo discuss strategies to help you build leverage with your clients. Julian describes an innovative approach to selling brand strategy by offering to discount the brand strategy from an identity design project. This video is a “must watch” – “food for thought” for any freelance designer…

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