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Reading List: Minds For Rent

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Lately, there are more and more people heading out the door and into the wild, wide jungle of the freelance marketplace. So, how do you price your first job? And just how do you rustle up your first gig or your third?

“Minds For Rent”
, written by Kevin Amter has got your answers. Amter is a freelance advertising Creative Director / Art Director and has worked for agencies like um, everyone: BBDO Atlanta, BBDO NY, BBDO West, Burrell, Chiat Day,Hill Holliday, McCann, MRM, Naked Communications, Ogilvy & Mather, WestWayne, et al.

If you’re going freelance any time soon, it might be just what you need to keep shit sane. You can download the forward of the book here.

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