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Tips and Insights on Mission, Mindset, Mechanics, and Marketing for Freelance Creatives

How Brands Are Built

People connect with brands the same way they connect with people. Brands cannot be developed and maintained without design. Branding is not design, but it

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Good Success

The Practice and Principle of Accomplishing Something Upon learning about what I do by trade, an employed acquaintance asked with some concern, “But will you

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How To Choose Good Clients

Good clients are integral to successful freelance projects and to your career overall. Beyond the project itself, a referral or recommendation from the right client can open doors

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159. To Quit, Or Not To Quit

How do you know if you should quit or not? Sometimes quitting is in fact, the wise and right option. Freelancing isn’t easy. It takes courage and tenacity to push through. It starts out being fun, like a great adventure, especially when you land your first couple of clients and get paid for the projects. But when obstacles and opposition show up, what will you choose?

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Property Rights

Although it’s a common assumption, clients are not automatically entitled to a designer’s working files. The tools, preliminary concepts and layouts remain the property of

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