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Learn about the challenges and rewards of a freelance design career and take control of your self-employed professional life.

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Why Web Design Client Referrals Aren’t a Slam Dunk

Why Web Design Client Referrals Aren’t a Slam Dunk

A client referral for your web design business has the potential to increase revenue and gain valuable experience. But there are no guarantees.

How Being Uncomfortable Can Make You a Better Web Designer

How Being Uncomfortable Can Make You a Better Web Designer

Embrace discomfort to enhance your web design skills! Learn how stepping out of your comfort zone can lead to improved creativity.

How to be a Good Design Mentor

How to be a Good Design Mentor

It can be a challenge advising another designer. Whether it’s general career advice, technical knowledge or even tips regarding client relations.

How to Deal with Clients That Have Outsized Expectations

How to Deal with Clients That Have Outsized Expectations

Clients have big ideas for their websites, but we may not share the same enthusiasm. We discuss how to handle clients with those outsized expectations.

Exciting Design Specialties to Broaden Your Skillset

Exciting Design Specialties to Broaden Your Skillset

What should you focus on when learning new skills? Here are five exciting design specialties that will help broaden your skillset.

How to Grow Your Audience as a Designer

How to Grow Your Audience as a Designer

We share the key principles that allow community builders to rise above others in terms of platform building, and how you can learn from the examples they set.

Want to Succeed as a Freelancer? It’s about Time.

Want to Succeed as a Freelancer? It’s about Time.

There’s something unique about being a freelance web designer. You can achieve success while also maintaining freedom. But much of it involves chasing new clients and working long hours. It’s…

How to Increase Revenue From Your Existing Web Design Clients

How to Increase Revenue From Your Existing Web Design Clients

Learn effective strategies to boost your revenue from existing web design clients, including upselling, cross-selling, and offering additional services.

Separating Your Personal & Commercial Design Work

Separating Your Personal & 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?

How To Network Properly: Networking For Designers 101

How To Network Properly: Networking For Designers 101

We share some much easier and more effective methods for making networking connections as freelance creative designers.

How to Educate Clients About the True Value of Your Services as a Designer

How to Educate Clients About the True Value of Your Services as a Designer