With more and more people working from home, there has never been a better time to start freelancing or move your business online! Our article, How to Start Working From Home: Tips & Tricks for Freelancers, looks at some of the most popular remote careers and explores some tips and tricks to set yourself up. Read on if you want to start your journey towards remote work!
In this article Andrew the Founder of The Logo Creative shares 7 Tips For Time Management and Work Life Balance that he personally uses as a full-time designer, and internet marketer to make the most productive use of his time and have a healthy work-life balance.
- Your name, location and contact details.
- Examples of your past work.
The above are obvious details that spring to mind when you think about it but what are the less obvious things to include? Join us in this article as we discuss What to Include in Your Freelance Portfolio (except for the obvious)
From the onset of the business, until its liquidation, teams play an important role. In order to get things done and keep the operations of business flowing. It is not possible for a single individual boss or an individual to manage the tasks on his own and this is where teams play an important role. In this article, we take a look at 10 ways to motivate your team in the office.
Writing proposals has to be the most time consuming and least motivating part of freelance work. A lot of effort goes into the production and presentation, making sure all the client’s questions are answered as well as having answers for any questions that might come up in the future. There is a trick to delivering proposals that don’t require the typical production values, although you still have to write them.
It’s normal to want to fill your schedule with paid client work. But when you’re just working for clients you’ll lose a lot of what makes you a good freelancer. Things like trying out new technologies or tactics. Taking time to work on things that give you pleasure or are useful for other people, like open source or education. There are a few things I’d recommend you do with time between projects, in-case you haven’t thought of them already.
In this article The Logo Creative looks at the tool created by Jessica Hische that helps designers Say “No” To Free and Low-Budget Logo Design Work
Working for free is a debated area in the design industry from well established design agencies to self employed freelance graphic designers looking to get their foot in the door and it can be hard to work out if providing your services is for a worthwhile course or your been taken advantage of.