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July 14, 2018
Things you hate to hear as a designer
Things you hate to hear as a designer

So, it all starts with your dream of being a designer. You learn the craft, you create a personal logo, a portfolio for yourself, some demo work, and you are off to your designer career. But, there’s still something that you didn’t prepare for: clients. As a designer, you’re always open to feedback, and you […]

July 10, 2018
3 Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Freelance Web Designer Career
3 Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Freelance Web Designer Career

On the good days, becoming a freelance web designer might look like the best decision you’ve made in your life. You don’t have a boss, you can set your own hours, you have a lot of flexibility, and you’re a part of a growing movement that’s transforming the way work is being done across the […]

June 27, 2018
How to increase your income as a freelancer
How to increase your income as a freelancer

As we move towards a digital world, more and more people are making the decision to freelance.  The increase in flexibility, as well as the opportunity to grow your client base (as well as your income), offers great appeal.  In America alone, 35% of the workforce have made the decision to work freelance. If you’re […]

June 21, 2018
monday.com: a centralized team management tool to boost productivity
monday.com: a centralized team management tool to boost productivity

Project management is tough, it requires to keep a clear overview of many parameters and tasks to do. It gets even tougher when teams are involved, as it makes it more complex and usually means that it’s a larger project. To handle this type of project and manage all the tasks pending, having the right […]

June 19, 2018
Awesome Tools and Resources for Designers You Need to Try in 2018
Awesome Tools and Resources for Designers You Need to Try in 2018

When it comes to web design trends and technologies, the only constant is change. Those much sought after comfort zones usually don’t stay that way all that long. It’s hard to keep up with those competitors who always address new technologies. It’s not always that way of course. Most designers often find themselves scrambling to […]

June 7, 2018
The most important tools for the remote worker
The most important tools for the remote worker

Whether you are an employee who occasionally works from home, a stay-at-home freelancer, or you just work on your train rides to your office, you probably have been confronted often to the challenge of remote work. Actually, with the tools available nowadays, remote working is not so much of a challenge as it used to […]

May 31, 2018
9 Top Invoicing and Time Management Apps You Need
9 Top Invoicing and Time Management Apps You Need

Physicists can’t explain what time is. No one else can either. All we know is that there are situations in which we can’t get enough of it. When it isn’t used wisely, bad things can happen. Still, we can take time, make time, pass the time, and track time; and whatever time may be made […]

March 25, 2018
How to make a great freelance portfolio for yourself
How to make a great freelance portfolio for yourself

If you’re a freelancer, you know your portfolio is going to be your selling point.  If you are just starting out and have little work to add to your portfolio, you might wonder how you can build up your business? It might feel like a Catch 22 situation, where lack of experience prevents you from […]

Communication is key in business: 5 ways to talk to your customers online
Communication is key in business: 5 ways to talk to your customers online

Regardless of the nature and the sector of your business, whether it’d be B2B or B2C, downright online or also on location, your customers should be your primary focus. With such vast competition and so much on offer in the market these days, the quality of your customer service and relations can be the breaking […]

March 16, 2018
4 Tips For Getting The Right Talent For Your Design Team
4 Tips For Getting The Right Talent For Your Design Team

Design plays an important role in business. It can be expected to increase revenue, improve net operating profits, and even boost exports. The smartphone, for example, is a revolutionary piece of technology, offering remarkable functionality. But without designers compensating for the smartphone’s weaknesses, like the ugly camera bump and its fragility, it would not be […]

March 6, 2018
Who Is Your Ideal Customer?
Who Is Your Ideal Customer?

 If you have yet to answer this question, you’re also probably wondering why your business is underperforming. Satisfied customers are the foundation of any company. However, to satisfy someone, you have to know their needs. With the vast number of people in the world, it’s impossible to satisfy everyone. You have to focus your efforts […]

February 21, 2018
How Web Designers can Turn Talent into Recurring Revenue
How Web Designers can Turn Talent into Recurring Revenue

Working as a freelance web designer has some serious perks: you meet a variety of interesting people, you (mostly) choose your own hours, and you can apply both your artistic side and your technical skills to helping clients get the most out of their web presence. At the same time, it has one major drawback: […]

February 9, 2018
How to balance your freelance business with your personal life
How to balance your freelance business with your personal life

For most people, embracing a freelancing career looks challenging because it doesn’t offer any safety in terms of income at the end of the month. For others, the challenge doesn’t come from the money side, but from balancing work with life. In fact, when companies hire freelancers, they often expect high flexibility they would not […]

January 30, 2018
The Best Tools and Services to Try in 2018
The Best Tools and Services to Try in 2018

Have you thought about how you can cut costs in 2018? After all, money is the lifeblood of every business, so it makes sense to cut expenses wherever you can. These tools will help you save both time and money in the long run, so don’t hesitate to try them out! ActiveCollab You can’t expect […]

January 23, 2018
Career Tips for Graphic Designers
Career Tips for Graphic Designers

Junior graphic designers provide a visual representation of a client’s brief.  This means using typeface, images, animation, color and composition to communicate ideas.  Designers create advertisements, websites, multimedia products and illustrations. If you are starting out in the field of graphic design as a recent graduate (or even if you’re a design student) the following […]