My Experience on the Stresses of Freelancing
In my previous blog article I talked about the joys of freelancing for me, hoping that my experience would motivate you to take the plunge as well. At the same time, it wouldn’t be responsible of me not to describe the stresses I have faced and am still facing as a freelance graphic designer. My […]
My Experience on the Joys of Freelancing
I have been freelancing as a graphic designer for the past 6 years and boy, has it been a journey. Like I mentioned in my Foreword, while there have been challenges and periods of stress, I didn’t regret my decision to take the plunge — not one bit. So here, let me highlight the joys […]
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. Since then Threadless has expanded from t-shirts to many other products, while introducing many features along the […]
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. As a graphic designer you will likely be using Inkscape for a lot of your work, so it’s best to master what the program has to offer as […]