Category: Freelance Design

When you’re trying to run your own freelance business, it’s important to remember that you’re not just a design professional. You’re also a business owner. That means you need to learn not just how to do your design job better, but how to run your business better, too.

The Importance of Your Reputation as a Freelance Creative

By on July 20, 2017

If you don't already know, you are constantly being evaluated by everyone you meet. I'm not just talking about the quality of the things you design or the projects that you code, either, although that's certainly important.

10 Things to Do with 10 Extra Free Minutes as a Web Developer or Designer

By on July 16, 2017

We all have an extra ten minutes throughout the day: waiting on the train, during our morning commute, surfing the web, taking a walk through the park, waiting for your friends to get ready. You’d be surprised at how productive...

How to Price Your Web Design Services

By on July 12, 2017

How you set the price for your services will greatly affect how prospective clients will view your business. For those that are new to the business of freelancing, there’s always the temptation to set your prices lower in order to...

Perfect Web Design Proposals, Every Time

By on July 5, 2017

If you’re a freelancer, then you’ve probably experienced the anxiety of staring at the blank white space where your cover letter or proposal needs to go. Not only do you have to sell yourself, but you have to show that...

Creating a Web Design Portfolio that Sells

By on June 6, 2017

Your portfolio is your career calling card which provides a sneak peak for prospective clients. It’s one of the most important elements in your career as a web design professional where you can present your best work in the most...

How to Get Long-Term, Steady Web Design Projects

By on May 31, 2017

There are more than three billion people connected to the Internet – that’s a huge number of opportunities waiting for freelance designers to tap into. But the same dilemma remains: Why are there a lot of freelance web designers struggling...

Not Taking Negative Feedback from a Client Personally

By on May 24, 2017

There’s something deeply personal about being creative. It feels like you’re putting a piece of yourself in whatever you create. For many designers, it’s really a labor of love. The anticipation of sharing a shiny new design with a client...

Branding 101 for Freelancers

By on May 23, 2017

Branding seems like marketing jargon, but it’s actually an extremely important part of freelancing – much more than it’s given credit for. Whether or not you think branding is important or find it ridiculous, the truth is that we live...

How to Prepare for a Remote Job Interview

By on April 20, 2017

You’ve got an interview for a sweet remote working position. Congratulations. Now it’s time to prepare. Of course, you should follow the advice that any candidate should adhere to, like researching the company and your interviewer, appear enthusiastic and so...

Getting Traction for Your Newly Launched Website

By on April 17, 2017

So, you have launched your new website. Many hours of thought and hard work have gone into it. You are so happy - your website is now live! It is a proud moment.