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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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Here Are the Biggest Mistakes Freelance Web Designers Make

Here Are the Biggest Mistakes Freelance Web Designers Make

Here are the biggest mistakes freelance web designers typically make. I’ve experienced them all. Read on to learn how to avoid them.

Things That Keep the Grumpy Designer Awake at Night

Things That Keep the Grumpy Designer Awake at Night

A dive into the web-related issues that keep the Grumpy Designer up at night. Make a cup of coffee and join us on this nerve-wracking journey.

Has Web Design Become Too Complex for Freelancers?

Has Web Design Become Too Complex for Freelancers?

Building websites is no longer straightforward. We analyze the increased complexity of web design for freelancers and its impact on their work.

Reinforcing the Value of Web Designers in the Age of AI

Reinforcing the Value of Web Designers in the Age of AI

We discuss the unique value web designers offer in an AI-driven age, emphasizing our irreplaceable creative skills and strategic insights.

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

Understand how to communicate the true value of your design services to clients, enhancing appreciation and compensation.

Do Freelance Web Designers Need a Side Hustle?

Do Freelance Web Designers Need a Side Hustle?

Learn how to balance freelance web design with a side hustle for extra income and skill growth. Tips for successful multitasking.

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

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

Focusing on a niche as a designer will help you strengthen your personal brand and attract highly targeted, highly desirable clients.

Those Things You Must Do When Ending a Freelance Design Project

Those Things You Must Do When Ending a Freelance Design Project

There are important things you should do when ending a freelance project, and today we go over what they are and why you should do them.

How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

How to Specifically Cater to the Needs of Your Clients

Tips for effectively meeting client needs without compromising your standards or creativity in the design process.

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.

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