CD Considering moving from full time to freelance, any advice on how to find good freelance opportunities? Is it all within your network or do you have recruiters supplying jobs?

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Not a CD, so take it with a grain of salt, but in 10+ years of freelance, over 95% of my work came through my network.

That said, it's pretty easy to get on the rosters for temp agencies like Creative Circle, Creative Cove, Toptal, Aquent, Onward Search. I've never gotten a single job from these sources, but seemed close in a few cases.

A DoP friend of mine was a master of the cold outreach. He sent countless emails, setting up who knows how many coffee dates. 90% of the time you get the cold shoulder, but the times it connects make it all worth it.

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Network, live on LinkedIn, etc.
Freelance demand is still red hot right now. Just paying attention to your connections on LinkedIn should help immensely. Every time I log in, I see someone saying they need help.

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