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Ahead for Business

JANUARY 20TH, 2011

Ahead for Business

If this is the year you embark on building your own freelance business—whether writer, photographer or nude painter—it’s not a bad idea to read up before you leap.

Creative, Inc. is your starter guide for going out on your own, with oodles of practical advice from two women who’ve been there/done that, creatives Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho. From the basics of setting up shop to the precarious job of managing clients and negotiating fees, it spares the beginner umpteen phone calls to that self-employed friend—yet packed with Q & A’s of those in the field, it’s like having eight on speed dial.

That’s getting fit for profit.

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