Should You Work for Free? No, and Here is Why

Should You Work for Free
Reading Time: 10 minutes

Doing work for free is one of those ways some designers are trying to get exposure and traction. Let’s face it. When you are just starting out, and have nothing to show, it is hard to find good paid jobs. Without a portfolio or at least a few examples of work, it is hard to convince people to trust and hire you. Then, no wonder a lot of designers are willing to work for free. However, this is often a big mistake. In this article, we will discuss some reasons why you should not work for free. Continue reading “Should You Work for Free? No, and Here is Why”

What Web Design Skills You Need To Survive In The Future Pt2?

What Web Design Skills You Need To Survive In The Future Pt2
Reading Time: 13 minutes

Future is closer than you think. And, there is no way you can escape it. Yet, you can prepare for it. Your web design skills will either help you survive and thrive or die trying. In this article, we will discuss last three key skills every web designer needs to have. These skills will help you adapt to anything the future may bring. I have to warn you. We will not discuss any specific technologies. They are in a constant flux. Instead, we will focus on more meta skills. I hope you will enjoy it. Continue reading “What Web Design Skills You Need To Survive In The Future Pt2?”

How to Find Clients as Freelancer – Your Secrets To Hustle Pt2

How to Find Clients as Freelancer – Your Secrets To Hustle Pt2
Reading Time: 14 minutes

Freelancing and business can be a dream come true if you know how to find clients. If not, it can be a walk through hell and fight for survival. Today, you will learn how to develop your hustle muscles. We will start with assessing your current work ethic and how to start working really hard. We will continue with 80/20 rule and what work should you show. Lastly, we will discuss how to walk the walk on social media. Have you ever wanted to master the art of hard work and hustle? This is your lucky day! Learn what it takes to find clients and build your dream business. Continue reading “How to Find Clients as Freelancer – Your Secrets To Hustle Pt2”

How to Find Clients as Freelancer – Your Secrets To Hustle Pt1

How to Find Clients as Freelancer – Your Secrets To Hustle Pt1
Reading Time: 14 minutes

When you decide to pursue freelance work, you have to know how to find clients. What if you don’t have a clue how to do that? Without clients, you can’t pay your bills. Clients are the life blood of your business. How to find clients will be the subject of this two-part series. You will learn how to talk the talk and walk the walk. You will find out how to pitch yourself and what your pitch must include. You will also learn how to manage your strengths and weakness. Let’s begin! Continue reading “How to Find Clients as Freelancer – Your Secrets To Hustle Pt1”

4 Keys to Perfect Client Service Every Freelancer Must Know

4 Keys of Perfect Client Service Every Freelancer Must Know
Reading Time: 17 minutes

Delivering excellent client service is crucial for your business and career. Your reputation is only as good as your client’s last experience from working with you. Luckily, there are many keys or tips you can use to improve client’s experience. And, as a result, provide excellent client service. In this article, I will share with you four of these keys. I hope these keys will help you find a way to improve your current client service. Without further ado, let’s begin. Continue reading “4 Keys to Perfect Client Service Every Freelancer Must Know”

How to Become Designer Without Going to Design School Pt2

How to Become Designer Without Going to Design School Pt2
Reading Time: 17 minutes

How can you become great designer without going to design school? This is the question we are trying to answer in this series. My personal belief is that school of life can give as much as any design school. Today, we will take a look at the last five steps that will help you create perfect design curriculum and also design career. We will discuss shadowing and imitating work of great designers. Then, we will discuss copywriting, finding your favorite tools and developing your personal style. Lastly, we will also discuss why deliberate practice and continuous learning are necessary if you want to stay on the cutting edge. Continue reading “How to Become Designer Without Going to Design School Pt2”