Freelancing

Daily curated collection of articles and resources.

vanschneider.com

LinkedIn for Designers, Is It Worth It?

As I’m sure you’re aware, LinkedIn is the number one business network out there. Even though it’s highly valued, not everyone is comfortable using it, especially designers. Some don’t see the benefits, ...

vanschneider.com

Freelance vs. Full-Time, What Should I Do?

The workforce is changing rapidly and more people are going freelance or starting their own business. Quoting a study from 2014 by Freelancers Union, 53 million Americans are currently freelancing; that’s 34% ...

medium.com

The Freelance Designer Bible

Many designers freelance on nights or weekends for supplemental income or to pick up new skills. Freelancing is a good way to gain a variety of experiences that a day job may ...

erickarjaluoto.com

Release the Files

“My client wants me to send my PSDs. What should I do?” Visit a design forum and you’re bound to find some variation on this question. A common response is, “Don’t do ...

jessicahische.is

Jessica’s Client Email Helper

Egotiating incoming project terms over email is difficult for even the well-seasoned professional. I’ve created this handy tool to help you say “no” to free and low-budget work and to help ask ...

davidyeiser.com

Full-time Freelancer

Full-time Freelancer is a short book that covers my revenue and expenses as a full-time freelance designer in 2010 & 2011. It’s a guide for those who are thinking about going out ...

thenuschool.com

Self-Promotion For The Introverted Freelancer

Once upon a time, in a magical kingdom, introverted creative freelancers lived and worked in peace. Clients communicated their projects by email once a month, with a mid-month review, and otherwise the ...