Project management: An Interview with Lemonly

Hello and welcome to the first in a series of interviews that henceforth shall be know as "The Nusii Interviews". Today I spoke to Becca Eisenhauer and Morgan Hauck who are both project managers over at Lemonly. Lemonly is a digital agency based in South Dakota in the US and they've worked with some huge clients. They've teamed up with companies such as LEGO, Salesforce, Marriott Hotels and more recently Entrepreneur Magazine. They specialise in visual data, otherwise known as Infographics, and I managed to catch up with them both this morning to have a quick chat...

How to disconnect and be more productive in your work

One of the joys of freelancing can also be the hardest to master: moving from work to life. Disconnecting can be near impossible. With technology advances, it seems like we’re always connected in some way or another. But not disconnecting from work can lead to burnout, exhaustion and depression. In turn, this can wreak havoc on both your professional and personal lives. So what can we do to combat working 24/7? Let's take a look at how you can be more productive in your work, and not kill yourself trying.

Understanding and assuaging client fears

Communication in business is important, when you're a freelancer it's crucial. There's nobody between you and your client, you are your own resources manager, HR consultant and creative mastermind. When a client has questions it’s your job to read between the lines and ease any concerns they might have. Every step of the freelance-client relationship benefits from strong communication. Whether it’s the initial consultation, contract, project timeline or delivery of final product, communication is key.

The New Freelancer’s Guide to Starting Strong

Freelancing can be unnerving. You’re paid to put your work - your soul - out into the world for all to see. That said, freelancing can help you grow personally and professionally. Whether you’re looking for a full-time career or a side income, the freelance life can provide. I’m not going to sugarcoat it: beginning a freelance career is hard. It can take time to build a network, find clients, and create your brand. But believe me, it’s worth it! You get to work with people from around the world and every day is different. If you're thinking about...