Creative Freelancer Blog

On the Creative Freelancer Blog, guru Ilise Benun—founder of Marketing Mentor and co-producer of the Creative Freelancer Conference—and a host of other prominent experts in the field tackle all things freelance. Get the scoop on freelance graphic design work, how to start your own graphic design business, networking, building strong relationships with clients, designer resources, and much more. Freelancing can be a seemingly complicated and daunting career prospect for any designer—but it doesn’t have to be. The Creative Freelancer Blog breaks it down, demystifies it and gives any designer the tools they need to successfully go solo.

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When You Love What You Do Too Much….

There’s an awesome new online “show” for solopreneurs — it’s called “Solopreneur” on the Whatever It Takes Network — and the host, Terri Trespicio, really gets us. She interviewed me for the show last month (watch that one here), but her most recent episode is ever better! She addresses what happens when you love...

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Black Friday Deals!

No waiting in line! No standing in the cold! Get your Black Friday Deals from HOW, My Design Shop and Marketing Mentor. Save 50% Site-Wide on in My Design Shop including everything “Ilise Benun” — including Proposal Bundles! Plus don’t miss the Black Friday Bundle in the Marketing Mentor Shop — here’s what you get: NEW Package Pricing...

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Don’t start an email newsletter unless…

A consistent email newsletter can be a wonderful way to engage clients and prospects, and even land new projects! But the key word is consistency. Sending an email newsletter every now and then can actually send a message that says: “Hey, I’m just letting you know that I’m inconsistent.” Nobody wants to send that...