Erin Sanchez explores the benefits and drawbacks of working with startup clients.
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This article was originally featured in HOW’s 2014 Creative Business issue. Find the full issue in MyDesignShop. The problem is clear: You need more business. Not because you aren’t busy, but because then you could be choosier about which clients you work with. But if there’s one thing firm owners and entrepreneurs hate, it...
Not everyone is cut out for freelancing. Learn the 10 skills and personality traits you need to succeed as a solopreneur, and decide whether a freelance career is your best bet. Whether you’re moonlighting on the side and feeling insecure about your job, have always wanted to run your own business, or just want...
The Freelancers Union has launched its #FreelanceIsntFree campaign to ensure that freelance design professionals don't get stiffed.
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