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Our authors, freelance designers like you, share their extensive knowledge and experiences. You’ll learn how to get consistent work, manage your time, business and clients, and, most importantly, how to get paid better, and on time.

How to Help Your Clients with Website Content Strategy

How to Help Your Clients with Website Content Strategy

For small and medium-sized organizations, content is usually the trickiest part of putting together a website. That often results in it being the one thing web designers are left waiting…

Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client

Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client

There has been a lot of change in client attitudes and expectations over the years. We take a closer look at some of the common themes.

The 25 Best Lightroom Presets for Creating Stunning Portraits

The 25 Best Lightroom Presets for Creating Stunning Portraits

Browse our gallery of the best Lightroom presets for portrait photography and find the right option for your next project; from moody, to bright filters.

The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices

The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices

Creating an effective pricing structure for your freelance web design business can be challenging. Ideally, you’ll want to strike a balance between making a decent living and providing value. This…

Here’s Why AI Is Unlikely to Harm Your Web Design Career

Here’s Why AI Is Unlikely to Harm Your Web Design Career

Bring up the subject of artificial intelligence (AI) and it tends to elicit one of two reactions. Either it’s the technology that will save us or it’s going to take…

10 Sites for Finding Freelance Design Work

10 Sites for Finding Freelance Design Work

We’ve curated the best services for finding freelance jobs and work in design, web development, or other closely related creative fields.

How to Handle Scope Creep in Web Design

How to Handle Scope Creep in Web Design

Have you ever committed your time and energy to a project only to discover your responsibilities growing far beyond the initial requirements? “This isn’t what I signed up for,” you…

Finding Your Comfort Zone with Clients

Finding Your Comfort Zone with Clients

I’ve learned some valuable lessons about gaining confidence with clients. Read this for some tips you can use in your day-to-day interactions.

At What Point Does Obsessing Over Design Become a Liability?

At What Point Does Obsessing Over Design Become a Liability?

Focussing too much on the design of a project can be done to death – or at least to the detriment of a project. We outline a few situations where the process can get in the way.

Should a Web Designer Ever Provide Discounts?

Should a Web Designer Ever Provide Discounts?

Discounting your services is not really a good move. But, there are some scenarios where it does make sense to offer a lower price for your web services.

Want to Build Confidence in Your Design Skills? Do Something!

Want to Build Confidence in Your Design Skills? Do Something!

Confidence is among the most important traits for a web designer. It’s part of what propels us forward and enables us to create amazing things. Yet, it’s also quite volatile….

How ‘Lazy’ Price Estimates Can Cost Freelancers

How ‘Lazy’ Price Estimates Can Cost Freelancers