8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.2

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.2
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Starting a freelance business can be a very bumpy and long ride. There are many things one has to deal with if she wants to succeed. In this article, I will share with you the last four things wish I knew when I started my Freelance Business. My hope is that learning about these things, or lessons, and applying them will help you build your own freelance business and keep it going, without killing yourself in the process. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at these four final lessons. Continue reading “8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.2”

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.1

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt1
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Starting a freelance business was an incredible journey for me. I have been on this road for more than seven years. During this time, I made a lot of mistakes and I learned many lessons, about what to do and what to avoid. In this mini series, I will share with you some of these lessons I learned the hard way. You don’t have to repeat any of these mistakes in order to learn. Take these lessons, apply them and build your own successful freelance business. Continue reading “8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.1”

5 Simple Tips for Giving Great and Valuable Feedback

5 Simple Tips for Giving Great and Valuable Feedback
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Giving feedback or critiquing someone’s work is easy. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean we are helping the author or providing any value. There are some characteristics or attributes great and valuable feedback must have. Otherwise, it is useless. In this article, we will discuss these characteristics and take a look at five simple tips to embed them in our feedback. Let’s take a look at how to use feedback to improve work of others. I hope you will enjoy this article. Continue reading “5 Simple Tips for Giving Great and Valuable Feedback”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Working for design agency can be a great opportunity for designer to learn a lot about design and business. In this second part of this miniseries, we will discuss the last five lessons I learned from working for design agency. These lessons include topics such as focusing on moving fast and testing ideas, what to do when you get stuck, building a reputation and more. I hope that these lessons will make it easier for you to build a career or business in the design industry. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Working for design agency is one way to start your design career. Some designers decide to work full-time others choose freelancing. Still, working for design agency can teach designer valuable lesson she can apply almost everywhere. In this two-part article I will share with you nine key lessons I learned from working with one of the top Czech design agencies, as a freelancer. I hope you will find these nine lessons useful for your career or business. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1”

3 Reasons Why Website Builder is Not Web Designer’s Enemy

3 Reasons Why Website Builder is Not Web Designer's Enemy
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Website builder is one of those tools that are very popular today. It makes it easy for people to design and build their own websites in just a few minutes or hours. And, they can do it all by themselves, without having to hire a web designer. It is no wonder many web designers and developers are afraid of it. When people can use a website builder, is there any future for web designers? Yes, it is. Let’s take a look why web designers don’t have to fear website builders. Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Website Builder is Not Web Designer’s Enemy”