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Jake Poinier

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Jake Poinier, a.k.a. Dr. Freelance, made the freelancing leap in 1999 after a decade of working in magazine editing, sales and marketing, and public relations. He is the author of three books published by More Cowbell Books:
*The Smooth-Sailing Freelancer
*The Science, Art and Voodoo of Freelance Pricing and Getting Paid
*Help! My Freelancers Are Driving Me Crazy, winner of a Writer’s Digest e-Book Award

As the founder and owner of Boomvang Creative Group, Jake’s client list includes Apollo Group, AT&T, Starwood Hotels/Troon Golf, National Speakers Association, Behr, Henkel, and Johnson Controls, as well as a diverse array of small businesses, graphic design agencies, web firms, and ghostwriting clients. Over the course of time, he’s written e
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"Solid 4. I picked up this book at the Editorial Freelance Association conference in 2016. Even though a significant amount of information in the book was information I had read before, the content was offered in a useful and coherent manner. I apprec" Read more of this review »
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"A very informative, fun, and quick read that has some solid tips on pricing your services as a freelancer. I'd recommend it to anyone (especially a freelance editor or copywriter) who's not sure what to charge or how to best deliver proposals or spot" Read more of this review »
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