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”
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”
When you decide to start a business, it is just the beginning. But before you make that final leap, there are things that need to be done. Today, we will take a look at what those things, the last three of them, are. Hopefully, this will help you, and other aspiring entrepreneurs around the world as well, avoid unnecessary mistakes and help you build your first successful business faster and at the first attempt. Anyone can become an entrepreneur, start a business and succeed. Let’s find out how to beat the odds. Continue reading “6 Things You Should Do Before You Start a Business Pt.2”
Do you want to start a business? How hard it could be, right? Unfortunately, there is no secret sauce. Telling you something else would be a lie. However, you can improve your chances if you do a couple of things before you take the leap and start. These things are not completely bulletproof and success is not guaranteed. However, you can avoid many pitfalls and mistakes and make the process of building a business easier. Without further ado, let’s take a look at how to improve your odds of success. Continue reading “6 Things You Should Do Before You Start a Business Pt.1”
Branding is full of lies, myths, misconceptions and fairy tales. Some of them were created on purpose by brand designers, consultants or marketers. Others were created by accident. With time, these lies and myths have spread across the world. Fortunately, there are still some universal, and sometimes ugly, truths about branding that are still valid. In this article, we will take a look at seven truths about branding we all need to know. Let’s see if you can handle it.
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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”