June 3, 2021

Dealing with Difficult Clients as a Freelancer with Alejandra Villacis from June 10th Creative Services- Part 1

Dealing with Difficult Clients as a Freelancer with Alejandra Villacis from June 10th Creative Services- Part 1

Starting freelancing is not coming without any hops. In this episode, Alejandra Villacis from June 10th Creative Services is taking us on her journey: how she started, how difficult it was, what did she learn along her way, and how to deal with difficult clients. 

In this episode, you will…

  • Understand the most misconceptions people have about graphic designers
  • Know why she chose to work with social entrepreneurs and what made her exit the corporate world with no plan whatsoever
  • Learn how a transcription job got her repeated graphic design clients
  • Understand her struggles of pricing her service and what was the outcome following that

Insights:

  • ''What I love about freelancing is that every day is different''
  • ''Without knowing anything about freelancing, anything about taxes, I went to the Chamber of Commerce and started my company and mistakes were made''
  • ''In the first few months, I made close to nothing''
  • ''The most common misconception people have about design is that it's easy''

Connect with Alejandra:

Website: http://june10th.site/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theofficialjune10th/ 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alejandra-villacis-miranda-b0630b101/

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Until next time,

Doina 

Alejandra Villacis

Graphic Designer

Alejandra is a Graphic Designer working under the name of June 10th Creative Services in the Dutch city of Rotterdam.
She doesn't believe profit should be more important than purpose. As a creative professional, she wants to help small businesses that would never be approached by other designers to improve their brands, create new products, market themselves better and support them on their journey any way she can.