Questions tagged [time-management]

Questions about managing schedules, timeframes and project deadlines in freelance work.

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Staying in contact with clients when I have a different sleep-wake rhythm (being a night owl or living in a different time zone)

I’m a night owl. I’m most productive/creative at night. I go to bed in the morning and sleep until late afternoon. Being self-employed, this gives only a small timeframe for contact with clients, as ...
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Tracking hours you are working for clients

When working through the day, I may work on many different projects. Web development is one of the freelancing jobs that I'm sure many people bounce around project to project, or maybe that is just ...
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Should I charge my client for mistakes I make?

I'm starting out as a freelance designer (not long left university), thus I'm continuously learning new techniques and general business etiquette. I've had a couple projects for clients but I've ...
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How do you make family understand that you need to stick to a schedule?

I'm having trouble balancing freelancing work with family. My wife thinks that just because I work at home that this means I'm available for home stuff at any hour, which creates problems in my ...
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How do you divide your time between planned and unplanned/new work?

So I know the minimum amount of money I have to earn in a week (weekly salary), I know the minimum hourly rate and I know how much hours I have to work in a week. But every now and then I am asked ...