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Freelance Business

Discover the best strategies for running a successful freelance design business, including building a network, developing an impressive portfolio, and understanding the market.

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Do Freelance Web Designers Need a Side Hustle?

Do Freelance Web Designers Need a Side Hustle?

Learn how to balance freelance web design with a side hustle for extra income and skill growth. Tips for successful multitasking.

No, Your Web Host Won’t Do Everything for You

No, Your Web Host Won’t Do Everything for You

Learn why your web host may not cover all your needs and what steps you can take to ensure your website runs smoothly and efficiently.

20+ Best Project Proposal Templates for InDesign

20+ Best Project Proposal Templates for InDesign

A collection of free and premium Adobe InDesign business proposal templates that will help get your project noticed and approved!

Lessons Learned in 25 Years of Freelancing

Lessons Learned in 25 Years of Freelancing

I share some valuable lessons I’ve learned from my 25 years as a freelance web designers. Things that I hope will help you on your own journey.

Don’t Be Branded as a Cheap, Low-End Designer

Don’t Be Branded as a Cheap, Low-End Designer

Avoid being labeled as a low-cost designer with strategies to position yourself for higher-end projects and clients.

Top 10 Business Proposal PowerPoint Templates for 2024

Top 10 Business Proposal PowerPoint Templates for 2024

A collection of versatile PowerPoint templates for creating impactful business proposals. Engage your audience with professional presentations.

How Subscription Fatigue Impacts Web Designers

How Subscription Fatigue Impacts Web Designers

Everything’s a subscription. And it impacts web designers and their clients in numerous ways. Let’s look at what this means for our industry.

How to Deal with Your Freelance Design Mistakes

How to Deal with Your Freelance Design Mistakes

Learning to deal with mistakes is part of the secret to long-term success for web designers. And, as someone who has made more than their fair share of mess-ups, I can attest to what works and what doesn’t.

The Bad Freelance Habits You Should Avoid

The Bad Freelance Habits You Should Avoid

Bad freelance habits have the potential to wreak havoc. Let’s have a look at what can go wrong and how to fix it.

How to Grow Your Web Design Business

How to Grow Your Web Design Business

By following these simple methods, and seizing the right opportunity, you may be able to jumpstart growth and expand your web design business.

The Tasks Freelance Web Designers Should Consider Outsourcing

The Tasks Freelance Web Designers Should Consider Outsourcing

As every freelancer has different strengths and time can often be limited, there are some tasks you may want to pass along to someone else.

The Many Ways Web Designers Give Away Their Time (Without Realizing It)

The Many Ways Web Designers Give Away Their Time (Without Realizing It)