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Thinking about jumping into the freelance pool. Is it true that there are best/worst months for freelancers? Or does it just depend on the creative?

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We've found Dec-Jan is really slow. A number of freelancer have said it's the same for them.

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4Q is dry.

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Last winter was very dry for all the ADs I knew in LA. November till about March. But NY and SF seem to be pretty consistent. Where are you?

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I'm based in NY.

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This summer has been super slow for me. It's finally picking up. The phone is finally ringing. January is usually dead until the last week of the month when the account team and resourcing finalize their staffing plans and budgets for projects in the Q1Q2 pipelines

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This winter was slow for me. Mid Jan to beginning of March. The spring was super busy and the Summer has been pretty slow too.

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Opposite for me. Last 2 years I worked nov/dec to feb/mar.

I'm strat though

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