Articles by Robert Bowen

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When Designers And Developers Work Together

July 8th, 2010
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When Designers And Developers Work Together

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Even in today’s fluctuating job market, one rule that still remains constant and true is to always play to your strengths. Part of this comes from having a complete and firm grasp of your own capabilities and limitations, while part of it also comes from knowing the same about those you are...

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How To (Further) Engage Your Readers

May 28th, 2010
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How To (Further) Engage Your Readers

With so many blogs riddling the online landscape, blog owners are always looking for new ways to strengthen their relationship with readers—to engage readers so that they not only appreciate the bloggers’ efforts but come back time and again to read and contribute to the website. Some of these websites engage us so much that we begin to crave the feeling of being on...

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The Importance Of Customer Service To Your Freelance Business

March 12th, 2010
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The Importance Of Customer Service To Your Freelance Business

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Once upon a time, when the Internet was dialed-up and 36,600 KBPS was like lightning, I was living in a small town working for a computer retailer and Internet service provider. My boss at the time was... well, let's just say that customer service was not his priority. Not...

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How to Make Yourself Stand Out as a Freelancer

January 11th, 2010
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How to Make Yourself Stand Out as a Freelancer

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The cybersea is full of freelancers all out to make their mark and their money to keep their freelance fires burning. With an abundance of opportunity pouring in to the market, getting yourself out there and making sure you are heard and seen will help you sway those opportunities...

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15 Helpful Blogs No Freelancer Should Forget

December 1st, 2009
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15 Helpful Blogs No Freelancer Should Forget

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Compared to other professionals, freelancers seem to be a separate beast. They're even a different breed than the rest of the online community. They pay whatever costs are required to be their own boss. Most became freelancers after having evolved to the point that the corporate shackles became more than uncomfortable,...