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.

Research-Backed Tips for Increasing Your Creative Output

By on January 30, 2017

No matter how good you are, everyone falls prey to inefficient workflows that rob them of their time and energy, not to mention limit their creative expression. These research-backed steps give creatives the tools to remove friction from their workflow,...

How to Add Value to Your Web Design Business

By on January 25, 2017

You can become the best web designer in the world, but if you don’t know how to get your business going, your talent can only get you so far. This is how the interview with Brian Hoff starts. And his...

How Web Designers Can Develop a Relationship with Clients

By on January 11, 2017

When starting as a designer, you might encounter some issues along the way, especially in the relationships you develop with your clients.

Tweaking Your Workplace Productivity

By on January 10, 2017

The Merriam Webster definition says it all: A workplace is that spot where you do your ‘thing.’ This only means that a workplace is that magical place where you do your stuff. In this area, you enter into the zone,...

Why There Are Some Clients You Need to Fire

By on December 9, 2016

“I’m sorry, but we have to let you go. You’re fired.” I’m pretty sure that a lot us, freelancers, dream of wanting to be a real badass and say those words one day. Unfortunately, in the world of freelancing, having...

7 Ways Web Designers Can Make Money Online

By on November 22, 2016

Make Money Online! As easy as it sounds, making money online has proven to be a daunting task for many. Oh, I am not even considering the A-listers of the Internet industry. I am talking about the average Joe who...

One Little-Known Action That Could Affect Your Client Relationships

By on November 22, 2016

We all have had bad clients, but who’s really responsible for that? Remember that every client is a human, who wants to be heard, appreciated, taken care of. Give and you shall receive. “Businesses have no emotion. People do.” I...

Simple Ways to Know and Interpret What Your Web Design Client is Thinking

By on November 11, 2016

The most important aspect of a project is to be able to read your clients mind. A company has policies that employees must follow and these policies will apply to freelance web designers, and the work they do.