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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.

What Happened to the Great Plans For Your Design Career?

What Happened to the Great Plans For Your Design Career?

So your great plans of achieving your design career goals are have been flushed down the drain. What happened? Is there a practical reason?

How a Culinary Technique Could Make You a Better Freelancer

How a Culinary Technique Could Make You a Better Freelancer

Incorporating the mise en place idea into your creative process allows you to prepare yourself to power through your work with less stress and fewer headaches.

50 Free High-Resolution Seamless Pattern Sets for Designers

50 Free High-Resolution Seamless Pattern Sets for Designers

A huge collection of free high-quality, seamless and tileable pattern sets for you. Choose from fabrics, geometrical, grunge, and much more.

Freelance Situations You Need to Fix Right Away

Freelance Situations You Need to Fix Right Away

We delve into some common freelance situations you’ll want to fix sooner rather than later and offer some useful solutions.

The Grumpy Designer Looks Ahead to 2021

The Grumpy Designer Looks Ahead to 2021

Consider this the definitive tongue-in-cheek look at how the new year will impact the web design community.

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 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…

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?