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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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How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

If you’ve ever purchased organic food from a grocery store or farmer’s market, you know that it can be, well, pricey. Some people report as much as a 300% increase…

How Novice Designers Can Improve Their Client Rosters

How Novice Designers Can Improve Their Client Rosters

We offer advice on what all you young designers out there can do to get in on the more exciting and high-paying projects in the design industry.

Reasons To Change Your Web Design Workflow

Reasons To Change Your Web Design Workflow

As an industry, web design doesn’t sit still. It seems like there’s an almost-daily barrage of new tools and technologies to explore. And some will eventually become standard practice. That’s…

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.

The Bright Side of an Increasingly Homogeneous Web

The Bright Side of an Increasingly Homogeneous Web

We discuss the positive effects of a more consolidated web and examine what this means for the web design community as a whole.

The Deadly Communication Sins Freelance Designers Commit

The Deadly Communication Sins Freelance Designers Commit

Alright, freelancers – it’s time to confess! How many of you are guilty of not communicating regularly enough with your clients? Maybe you’re running behind on your deadline, and you’re…

The Types of Freelance Design Clients You Should Avoid

The Types of Freelance Design Clients You Should Avoid

Learn how the right clients will respect your time and expertise, and will be realistic and professional in their expectations.

As a Freelance Designer, What Is Your Unique Selling Point?

As a Freelance Designer, What Is Your Unique Selling Point?

Let me start off by asking you a question. How many of you have switched toothpaste brands over the course of your lives? How about deodorant, shampoo, or motor oil…

How Designers Can Market Themselves to the Clients That Best Suit Their Niche

How Designers Can Market Themselves to the Clients That Best Suit Their Niche

Useful tips for good designers so that they can market themselves to the exact kind of clients that best suits their niche and services.

Why I Think Web Designers Are Underappreciated

Why I Think Web Designers Are Underappreciated

Discover why web designers are the unsung heroes of the digital world. Read about the challenges, creative contributions, and the importance of their work.

Finding a Niche as a Designer Isn’t an Overused Cliché

Finding a Niche as a Designer Isn’t an Overused Cliché