Tag Archives: creative freelance

3 Tips for Building Client Relationships

Every designer, rather in-house or entrepreneur, benefits from establishing positive client relationships – this is a no-brainer. Actually initiating that rapport is where it gets tricky. Design entrepreneur Shari Schwartz has lived through the process of building and sustaining a client base, and she shares her learning lessons in the course, How to Develop...

First Steps to Building a Killer Graphic Design Portfolio

Creating a truly stunning graphic design portfolio can be quite the challenge. It’s simultaneously your first impression, a comprehensive definition of your personal style, and a showcase of your best work. But, then again, so is everyone else’s. So how do you make your portfolio stand out from the crowd? Learn what employers and...

CFC at HOW Design Live: Creative Freelance Rules

Hard to believe that CFC is wrapping up with a day full of peer mentoring and workshops, all about the art of creative freelance; the speakers shared and the audience took in a staggering amount of information. With any event like this, the challenge is downloading and processing all that info afterward—it usually takes...