Achieve Success as a Freelance Graphic Designer

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    Is 99designs Even Worth Considering?

    99designs is one of the world’s largest online design marketplace, connecting designers and businesses from all over the world. It also provides designers with an opportunity to earn income and build their portfolios. In fact, 99designs has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to designers, so you can definitely see the income potential there.

POPULAR ARTICLES

  • Making Money with TeePublic

    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

    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 that’s half decent and not have any issues. However, SiteGround is definitely a top recommendation. The site has been around for more than a decade, and garnered many positive reviews […]

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  • Finding Success on Reddit

    Reddit is one of the biggest and busiest websites. As of 2015, it had 542 million monthly visitors — a vast market for a freelance graphic designer. The site is organized by area of interest called subreddits. There are subreddits for everything, including ones where designers can find and apply for jobs.

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LATEST ARTICLES

  • Avoiding Bad Clients

    Most clients are great to work with — but it’s inevitable that you will meet your fair share of bad clients. Here are some red flags to look out for so you know which ones to stay away from.

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  • Finding Success on Reddit

    Reddit is one of the biggest and busiest websites. As of 2015, it had 542 million monthly visitors — a vast market for a freelance graphic designer. The site is organized by area of interest called subreddits. There are subreddits for everything, including ones where designers can find and apply for jobs.

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  • Payment Matters

    You have to take extra care when handling and settling payment for a project, especially as a freelance graphic designer. If you don’t, then the time and effort you invested might be for nothing. After all, you rely on such projects to pay the bills, so don’t take payment matters for granted.

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  • Pricing Your Services

    You are your own boss as a freelance graphic designer — which means you have to price your own services. The question is: how much should you charge?

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  • Planning for Success

    As a freelance graphic designer, you are considered self-employed and have to take up the challenges of working for yourself. It also means you are basically exchanging time for money, with income based on when a client decides to hire your services — which is a scary prospect, especially if you are used to the […]

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  • Looking at Your Site Design

    You built your portfolio and set up your site. Now, it’s time to move on to site design. While your portfolio site has to look good and function well, its main purpose should be to convert prospects into clients. In other words, every design decision, from color to type, has to lead users to click […]

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