Achieve Success as a Freelance Graphic Designer

No experience or budget? No problem

Learn from my experience as a freelance graphic designer for the past 6 years so you get a head start over your competition

  • FEATURED

    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,…

CATEGORIES

Let’s discuss ways to make passive income through graphic design on Reddit! I have created a subreddit to help you earn while you sleep

POPULAR ARTICLES

  • 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…

    READ MORE

  • 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.

    READ MORE

  • 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…

    READ MORE

Ask questions and share your experiences in our Discord group! It’s free to join and a great way to connect with other aspiring freelance graphic designers

LATEST ARTICLES

  • Selling Your First Gig on Fiverr as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    Fiverr is an online marketplace for people from all over the world to buy and sell services — starting from five dollars. Basically you offer a service called a Gig, which has to be delivered within a set turnaround time. Here I will guide you through the process of selling your first Gig on Fiverr…

    READ MORE

  • Portfolio on a Budget: Imgur

    Imgur is probably the simplest and most straightforward way for creating your portfolio. However, with a lack of features compared to other free alternatives such as Blogger and Wix, it’s a good choice only if you are tight on budget and don’t have much content to show.

    READ MORE

  • A Typical Design Process for a Freelance Graphic Designer

    After you and the client have agreed on the project specifics and signed the contract, you will finally be able to put your design skills to work. But hold your horses — it’s not as simple as creating nice images right off the bat. Design is about solving problems, and what you create has to fulfill…

    READ MORE

  • A Quick MyPaint Guide for a Freelance Graphic Designer

    MyPaint is an open-source drawing program with a streamlined user experience, making it easy to create sketches without clutter. But don’t be fooled by its lightweight interface — it comes packed with features for all kinds of drawing, whether it’s a rough pencil sketch or digital watercolor painting. Here’s a quick MyPaint guide for you…

    READ MORE

  • Kickstarting Your Design Process as a Freelance Graphic Designer

    A client has checked out your portfolio and is interested in hiring your services. What’s next? Here are some steps to kickstarting your design process as a freelance graphic designer.

    READ MORE

  • Overcoming Uncertainty as a Freelancer

    Being a freelancer is filled with uncertainty. One moment you are earning good income and handling multiple projects, the next you can be in the red due to a lack of clients. However, that doesn’t mean you just accept things as they are. If you can reduce the risks of freelancing and work on overcoming…

    READ MORE