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The Case for Showing Freelance Clients Your Authentic Self

The Case for Showing Freelance Clients Your Authentic Self

There can be a stigma attached to letting clients see us we really are. We make the argument for dropping the façade and being yourself.

Managing the 24/7 Work Culture of Web Designers

Managing the 24/7 Work Culture of Web Designers

Whether you’re working as part of a large team or as a solo entrepreneur – no web designer is immune to a 24/7 work culture.

Dealing with the Low Profit Areas of Your Freelance Business

Dealing with the Low Profit Areas of Your Freelance Business

How to identify those areas of your web design business that are not performing well and how to decide whether they should stay or go.

How to Help Clients Round Out Their Ideas

How to Help Clients Round Out Their Ideas

Those first conversations between the client and designer are pivotal. This is where you’ll gain an understanding of a client’s thought process.

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.

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

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

We look at some common situations where designers essentially give away their time, and share how you can handle those situations.

Why It Takes Commitment to Work with Clients

Why It Takes Commitment to Work with Clients

It’s crucial that we as web designers not only focus on a project’s outcome, but on our relationships with clients as well.

The 10 Best Templates for Creating Project Proposals in Adobe Indesign

The 10 Best Templates for Creating Project Proposals in Adobe Indesign

A collection of creative and modern Adobe Indesign project proposal templates that will help get your project noticed and approved!

Dealing with People Who Don’t Value Web Designers

Dealing with People Who Don’t Value Web Designers

Even in this high-tech world in which we live, there are still people who think that anyone can build a great website.

You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Launch a Freelance Career

You Don’t Have to Be an Expert to Launch a Freelance Career

Many years ago, I had a dream. It was to become a fantastic web designer. From there, I would launch a freelance business and find immediate success. Ah, the joys…

Those Things That Can Come Back to Haunt Web Designers

Those Things That Can Come Back to Haunt Web Designers