You Know You're a Freelance Designer When… #45

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You Know You’re a Freelance Designer When… #45

Impress your design clients and quickly build your business

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Unfortunately, many people don’t see freelancers as serious professionals. Many of them see freelancers as people who sit around lazily in their pajamas all day. They don’t respect freelancers as they would professionals at a firm. While many freelancers love their pajamas, we are still professionals and deserve to be treated with respect. Gain the respect you deserve and impress your clients with these four ways. Dress Professionally First impressions are important to clients, so dressing professionally to their meetings

Are you giving your design business the time it deserves?

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If you’re anything like me, you have a lot to do. Running a design business isn’t easy and there are a million different pieces to your design business. It can be pretty common to let some less-important tasks fall through the cracks. But you need to give your design business the time it deserves in order to keep growing. Today, I want to let you in on a few ways I manage to give my design business (and this design

You Know You're a Freelance Designer When… #44

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You Know You’re a Freelance Designer When… #44

How to communicate with intimidating design clients (without going nuts)

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Freelancing can be a challenging field. While it is a source of income, and a way for you to showcase your talent, it also comes with difficulties. One major difficulty is our clients. Not all clients who hire you will be difficult, but to a new freelancer, they can be intimidating. They control your money, the project outcome, and your creativity. To make them less intimidating, follow these steps at your next client meeting: (and if you have any rebuttals,