Speckyboy Cyber Monday 2022

Category Archives

Freelance Design

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.

Ideas for Becoming a Greener Freelancer

Ideas for Becoming a Greener Freelancer

Everyone likes to talk about “going green” these days. And there are plenty of good reasons for doing so. Most importantly, it’s the right thing to do for Mother Earth….

Why You Should Include Your Personal Passions in Your Design Work

Why You Should Include Your Personal Passions in Your Design Work

Having interesting side projects in your portfolio can help you make the leap from forgettable, all-purpose designer to industry superstar.

Top 50 Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

Top 50 Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

We have curated the 50 best free icon and glyph sets for you, covering the currently most popular web design trends, styles and niches.

What You Can Learn from Picky Design Clients

What You Can Learn from Picky Design Clients

Believe it or not, there are some big-picture benefits of working with picky clients, and even gain from that otherwise-frustrating experience.

How to Simplify Your Web Design Business

How to Simplify Your Web Design Business

If your design business is a mess – or are concerned it could become one – don’t worry, as we share tips that will help you simplify things.

Testing Your Marketing Efforts as a Freelancer Designer

Testing Your Marketing Efforts as a Freelancer Designer

In today’s freelancing climate, one of the best things you can do in terms of marketing yourself is to think in what I like to call “Test Terms.” What does…

Separating Your Personal and Commercial Design Work

Separating Your Personal and Commercial Design Work

Is there a difference between so-called “commercial” work and work that’s done purely for the joy of creating? Should they be separated?

Tips on Writing Effective Website Documentation for Your Clients

Tips on Writing Effective Website Documentation for Your Clients

We share some tips for writing outstanding website documentation. The kind of tips your clients will thank you for!

How to Handle Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

How to Handle Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

We share a reliable process freelance designers can use to stop all those unethical requests from clients from getting out of control.

Tips for Collaborating with Other Web Designers

Tips for Collaborating with Other Web Designers

Solo freelancers are generally comfortable working alone. Still, there may be projects where you’ll need to collaborate with other web designers. And while there are plenty of benefits, it can…

The Modern Challenges of Starting a Freelance Web Design Business

The Modern Challenges of Starting a Freelance Web Design Business

As a new freelance designer, how can you thrive in modern times? We take a look at the challenges and how to successfully navigate them.

How to Identify Your Ideal Web Design Projects

How to Identify Your Ideal Web Design Projects