Designer Freelancer vs Employee
Thinking of going out on your own as a freelance graphic designer or web designer? Find out the pros and cons of being a full-time freelancer versus employee and some points to consider before working for yourself full time.
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How to Make 6 Figures as a Freelancer
Want to make $100,000 a year as a full-time freelancer? Find out what I did and what you can do to make 6 figures as a freelance designer, even in your first year of freelancing full time. Also find out what to do before you do it.
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Affordable Health Care for Freelancers
Medical insurance for self-employed freelance designers can be cost prohibitive. Find out some affordable health insurance alternatives that will save you money along with what to consider before going with one of these options.
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How to Get Clients as a Freelance Graphic Designer
Learn how to get clients as a freelance graphic designer by standing out from other designers, getting noticed and building your authority.
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How to Start a Freelance Graphic Design Business: Complete Guide
Looking to work for yourself as a graphic designer? Find out how to start a freelance graphic design business, including what to think about with your branding, business type, insurance, financial considerations, networking and marketing, and more.
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“Freelancer”—The Other F Word
Many designers call themselves freelancers when they really aren't. They're doing much more than what a freelancer does. In many cases, the word can actually hold you back. Find out why I think “freelancer” is the other F word.
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Managing Your Freelance Business During the COVID-19 Crisis
Managing your freelance business during the COVID-19 crisis—and any crisis for that matter—is vital. We need to learn from this and stay level headed, focused and innovative to help our clients and our own businesses. We also need to be empathetic and understanding. How can we continue to serve them? How can we help them with new and unique needs they may have now? How can you continue running your business? How should we react if they start cutting out our services? How should we react if they ask to delay projects?
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Protect Your Freelance Business From Catastrophe
Find out ways to protect your freelance business and income from catastrophe—disability, long-term illness, an emergency, disaster, theft, liability issues—and how to minimize the effects.
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Should Freelance Designers Use “I” or “We”?
Do you struggle with whether to refer to your freelancing business as “I” or “we”? Are you misrepresenting yourself if you use “we”? Will potential clients prefer just you or a team? Will you not get larger projects if you use “I”? Find out the pros and cons of each.
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6 Reasons Freelance Designers Should Screen Prospective Clients
Many graphic designers get so excited when a new shiny prospect contacts them that they miss a crucial step: screening the prospect. But having a vetting process is vital, so you can position yourself as an expert and evaluate the prospect and the work before taking it on. Here are 6 reasons freelance designers should screen prospects and how to evaluate them.
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