Breaking into the design industry isn't easy these days, but you can prepare yourself to face the challenges that designers face in todays creative economy.
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“In 2014, about 1 in 5 graphic designers were self-employed,” – from the Bureau of Labor Statistics If you consider yourself one of the 20% of designers who are self-employed, then you’ve noticed that the creative business market is extremely competitive when it comes to winning over clients and staying financially afloat. While, yes, it’s...
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Rich Pearson offers tips for hiring freelance designers to help out design firms and creative businesses
Laura Vrcek explains why full-time freelance designers should be called creative entrepreneurs.
The Freelancers Union has launched its #FreelanceIsntFree campaign to ensure that freelance design professionals don't get stiffed.
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Before you follow your freelance design path, be sure you've mapped the trail.