Curated links on games for learning, video captions, and how to handle or make “pick your brain” requests.
My reflections on 10 years of consulting in elearning: the ups, the downs, and what I’ve learned about working independently.
Do you have questions about elearning freelancer invoicing? Read my answers about charging for different tasks, voice over, LMS, and more.
When I completed building this branching scenario in Storyline, I ran into a couple of issues. Here’s how I built the scenario and solved those problems.
Many people are reluctant to become freelancers or consultants because the risk seems too high. I’m not convinced that working independently is necessarily much riskier than a full-time job though. In fact, sometimes it can be safer.
Set LearnDash lessons to completed Storyline triggers – Building Better Courses Discussions – E-Learning Heroes
I recently had the pleasure of recording an interview for Kristin Anthony’s Dear Instructional Designer
Everyone manages their time a little differently, but I’ve been asked several times what a typical day or week looks like. I’m an independent consultant, so my schedule is different from people who work full time for a single company. I work from home and have a pretty flexible schedule. It’s hard to say what a single day is, but here’s my basic weekly pattern.
Richard Watson has published three ebooks on the practicalities of freelancing in the elearning field. All three combine Richard’s personal stories about his freelancing journey with practical tips for creating and running a freelance business.
While some recruiters and others assume consulting is a “backup plan,” this is my preferred way of working.