From Freelancer to Entrepreneur

From Freelancer to Entrepreneur

From Wage Slave to Freelancer to Business Owner to Entrepreneur – simple, right? Speaking as someone who's feels like all of the above on any given day, I would say, no, it's not that simple. I became freelance because I didn't like working for companies. I set up … [Read more...]

I’m So Lucky!

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I’m a very lucky man. I didn't alway think this. I used to fill my head with thoughts of how unlucky I was. “If only I was better looking. If only I’d been more popular at school. If only I’d been born with more innate talent.” That's embarrassing. Here's why I'm lucky: … [Read more...]

Growing and Selling Websites with Jon Phillips

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The next guest in my series of interviews for the Design and Marketing Podcast (please subscribe and/or leave a review) is Jon Phillips. http://youtu.be/ksXa6_IINv8 These interviews are mainly of designers who run their own businesses. While Jon may not spend all his time … [Read more...]

Designers, how to avoid client disasters!

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There is a game in this industry: the trade off between graphic designer and client. I have heard this expression in large design agencies many times: "this would be a great job if it wasn't for clients!" I disagree, I think it's a great job period. If you don't like your … [Read more...]

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