You don’t need anyone to tell you that the web design field is crowded. You see it firsthand. Whether you’re applying for a full-time position with a company or you’re competing for gig work on an online freelance marketplace, you know you’re up against hundreds (if not thousands) of other talented designers for any job […]
The internet is completely changing everything about the world we live in today. Outside of just visiting websites and social media platforms, the demand for having an online presense is a requirement for businesses, brands and organizations of all sizes. This also means that there is a great demand for site developers, content creators and […]
It’s tough being a freelancer. Not only is it getting more competitive as more professionals choose to go independent, but there’s a good chance you’re competing with people from all over the world. Globalization and online services are a match made in heaven, but you need to do your research if you’re going to work […]
We’ve written before about building recognition as a designer, and briefly mentioned giving stuff away for free as a possible strategy. Today I want to delve deeper into that by covering the whys and hows of what can be a very powerful marketing tool- including tips on how to make it work best for you.
Featured image source The proverbial idea that “practice makes perfect” seems quite sensible. If you continue to practice a certain skillset you’ll eventually master the process and improve much quicker. But practice doesn’t just mean doing the same stuff over and over. To improve at design requires a routine or method of practicing which every-so-often […]
Let’s face it: it’s hard working on multiple things at once. Focusing on just one thing is much easier than trying to juggle multiple projects and clients. Yet the reality for most designers and firms is you’re working on many projects and with many clients, often simultaneously. Luckily, there’s ways to juggle multiple projects and clients without going crazy.
While some are pulling their hair due to feeling overwhelmed, others are handling multiple projects and clients with aplomb.