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Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business [Kindle Edition]

Joy Deangdeelert Cho , Meg Mateo Ilasco
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Book Description

As the hipster classic Craft, Inc. did for crafters, this book will teach all types of creatives illustrators, photographers, graphic designers, animators, and more how to build a successful business doing what they love. Freelancing pros Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho explain everything from creating a standout portfolio to navigating the legal issues of starting a business. Accessible, spunky, and packed with practical advice, Creative, Inc. is an essential for anyone ready to strike out on their own.


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About the Author

Meg Mateo Ilasco started her freelance business, Mateo Ilasco, in 2005 and is the author of Craft, Inc. and the Craft, Inc. Business Planner. Meg lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Joy Deangdeelert Cho launched her design business, Oh Joy!, in 2005. She works with clients nationwide and authors an award-winning design blog. Joy lives in Philadelphia.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 715 KB
  • Print Length: 186 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0811871614
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC; 1 edition (1 July 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00440D1TO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #144,681 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very disappointing 1 May 2011
Format:Paperback
I have to say I was very disappointed in this book. It sells itself as the one stop shop for any creative freelancer, but feels very much geared toward the design industry.

It's a beautifully presented piece, but this leads to it being very clunky and difficult to engage with. The artwork and layout are too in your face and the content and text take a back seat.

I'd go for a more substantial text in future.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Going freelance?Buy this first. 12 July 2012
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This is an excellent little book.It is written for the American market but it contains many universal truths.Most of the tips and contents would be useful in pretty much any market.
I would recommend it to anyone setting out in a career in creative services.It can also be read as a "refresher" for old hands looking for new ideas.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring 17 Oct. 2010
Format:Paperback
I found the book an inspiring read, jam packed full of great advice and written in a way that won't daunt someone with no marketing/business experience. Well worth buying!
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing little book 29 Mar. 2011
Format:Paperback
This is a fantastic little book, the saying 'good things come in small packaging' springs to mind. From the very first page to the last you are continually learning and it's easy to relate to everyday life as a creative. This book is a must buy for any creative and won't gather dust, as you'll keep going back to it for more information and tips.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 11 Jan. 2014
By trus
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
good buy
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