How To Get Work On Behance: What you need to do Ep.8

Is it true you can actually get work using Behance? How are people using Behance to get work? Do portfolio sites like Behance work? Is Behance better than Dribble for getting work? What do you need to do?

In this episode, Melinda gives Chris a status update on the progress she’s made so far. Listen to and apply the tips that have helped her grow her business and generate new business leads.

Everyone keeps asking, How do I get work when the country I live in doesn’t value design? Do what Melinda did.

Melinda Livsey
Marks and Maker

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01:40 How many Behance projects have you updated in terms of presentation?
03:00 Q: How much time did you spend to update each project?
04:16 Q: Is the time spent a good return on investment?
06:20 Melinda: I’ve stopped prescribing solutions and started asking questions to discover real problems.
07:22 Melinda: I’m learning to compete against myself and no one else.
08:07 People tend to delay the challenging and important tasks, and gravitate towards easier ones.
10:20 When you change your mindset, your focus changes as well.
12:01 Q: What type of questions did the strategy facilitator asks?
13:20 Figure out what people are trying to achieve and what’s getting in their way.
17:14 What makes me effective in business meetings is being bilingual in the language of art and business.
18:40 Q: Are you more comfortable talking about money and being rejected?
19:50 Acknowledge the progress that you’ve made so far.
22:20 You need to relate to people on multiple levels.

Book Reference

101 Things That I Learned In Business School – Michael W. Preis

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