Jumping into the freelance design business is a big deal! I’ve been trying to find cheat codes and shortcuts. But you can’t skip steps as you build your freelancing business.
As a freelancer, it's your job to define your target audience rather than allowing it to define yourself. Then, once you've identified your target audience, you go after them, track them down, and persuade them that you're the ideal designer for them to work with.
Working with international clients introduced me to a completely different method of interacting with people when I first began working with them in 2015.
In 2018 I made a decision that changed how I worked with clients. I have quadrupled my rates and was waiting for clients to come my way.
The past three years have been crucial for my design business. I made three significant changes that combined to create new changes.
You will probably encounter clients asking for discounts for various reasons no matter what kind of services you offer.
Clients always come in different shapes and sizes. Sometimes you get to work with difficult clients who are unresponsive when you reach out.
What is the one skill that can help me succeed as a freelancer?
How to know, ask, and get paid what you’re worth as a freelancer?