Tag: freelancing

  • Stop Being a Perfectionist

    As a freelance graphic designer you might feel obliged to overdeliver because there’s so much competition and you don’t want to lose a single clients. Consequently you obsess over each and every little detail just to make absolutely sure that everything is perfect. Yes, such dedication can be beneficial to your success — but it […]

  • Making Money on SunFrog

    SunFrog is quite different from sites like Redbubble; it’s not a print-on-demand service per se, but relies on affiliate campaigns to sell designs. You will find the most success on SunFrog if you already have a social following that you can share your campaigns to.

  • Making Money on Society6

    Society6 is probably one of the most popular print-on-demand sites. It’s no wonder that some of the most talented artists such as Andreas Lie and Evie Seo choose to sell their artwork there. In fact, according to their blog, the top sellers are making more than $5,000 in a month, so there’s definitely money to […]

  • Providing Good Client Service

    As a freelancer clients are your lifeblood. You can produce the best work, but it will all be for nothing if your bad attitude and work ethic push clients away.

  • Making Money with Threadless

    Threadless was created in 2000 as ‘a way for all the creative minds in the world to make great art.’ It’s great for graphic designers who are interested in creating designs and earning passive income in the process.

  • An Introduction to Inkscape

    Inkscape is an open-source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, with tons of features to help you execute your concepts and turn them into professional-grade designs.

  • Embracing a Frugal Lifestyle

    Freelancing as a graphic designer comes with many risks. You never really know when your next paycheck will come, whether it’s due to a lack of business or a project gone wrong. And with bills to pay the stress will negatively affect your well-being and productivity. Furthermore, everything is getting more expensive nowadays, made worse […]

  • Making Money with CafePress

    Founded in 1999, CafePress has become one of the biggest online retailer of custom t-shirts, personalized gifts, posters & art, mugs, and much more. If you have created artwork on similar sites such as Teepublic and Design by Humans, CafePress is another place to sell them and make some passive income as a graphic designer.