Achieve Success as a Freelance Graphic Designer

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    I tried 99designs as a Logo Designer (so you don’t have to)

    For those in the creative field, as a logo designer you are probably familiar with 99designs, a freelancer platform for connecting graphic designers and clients. One of its most well-liked (or most-disliked depending on your position) features is design contests, where graphic designers compete against one another by creating designs based on the client’s brief,…

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  • Getting Clients on Reddit as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    As a freelance graphic designer you would probably agree when I say that one of the biggest challenges is getting clients. In order to have long term success it’s important to know how and where to effectively promote your services to attract clients. One such way is through Reddit, which is a social media platform…

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  • Making Money with TeePublic as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    If you are looking to sell shirt designs and make money in the process, be sure to check out TeePublic, a curated community of the world’s best designers.

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  • Hosting Your Portfolio on SiteGround as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    Your portfolio site probably won’t need much resources when it comes to web hosting. As such, you can pretty much go with any web host provider that’s half decent and not have any issues. That said, I would highly recommend hosting your portfolio on SiteGround. The site has been around for more than a decade…

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  • How to Avoid Procrastination as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    You have a project with a deadline that is fast approaching. You know your next paycheck depends on the success of this project but you just aren’t motivated enough to be productive. Instead, you find yourself checking social media, watching videos — everything else except finishing the project. For those who are prone to distractions,…

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  • Creating an Effective Mood Board as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    As the saying goes, time is money, especially for a freelance graphic designer. To be successful you want your design process to be as efficient as possible, while delivering high-quality designs. After completing your preliminary research for a project, the next step would be to brainstorm ideas and present them to the client. However, it’s…

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  • Keeping Up with Design Trends as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    As the world of graphic design constantly changes, it can be difficult to keep up to date with the newest design trends. And it’s not just the latest visual styles you have to worry about — even the current tools and software you are using might not be as useful a few months down the…

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  • Defining Your Target Market as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    In order to succeed as a freelance graphic designer, you have to figure out who you are targeting. With a limited budget, you only have so much to spend on marketing. Furthermore, trying to get your services in front of everyone means competing with established professionals and design agencies — which is a battle you…

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  • Writing the Design Brief as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    A prospect has contacted you with a great opportunity and you can’t wait to get started. But hold your horses — you don’t want to accept the project without knowing the details first. Or worse, you decide to dive right in, only to discover that the project is more trouble than it’s worth. Here’s where…

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  • Taking a Break From Freelancing as a Graphic Designer

    Freelancing seems like a dream come true — you call all the shots and have the freedom to pick and work on projects according to your preferences. But with all its perks being your own boss could be a curse as well. On one hand, you could have so many projects lined up that you…

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