When I started my business 5 years ago I had no idea what I was doing. There was very little info available online for female business owners so I had to wing it. I experimented with different prices, designs for my website, packages for my services and my client onboarding process until I found the […]
When I was a new freelancer I read countless of articles by other freelance designers soaking up all the advice I could find. Now than I’m in my 4th year in business I wanted to share my own experience and the things I learned during the years. I hope that new or aspiring freelance graphic […]
Are you still sending quotes to potential clients? Here’s why you should send a proposal instead: a proposal is a document that includes not only the project cost, but also a detailed description of what the client will be getting, what your process is, and more. If you are only showing the client your price […]
Is your creative business ready for the New Year? Do you want to learn how to build your own creative business, or grow your current one? My friends at Modern Thrive have a great offer for you just in time for New Years! This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure here. Modern Thrive […]
Let’s say you’ve been searching for a designer to do your new logo or website. You might ask a fellow business owner for recommendations or make a Google search. But before just choosing any random graphic or web designer to do some work for your business it is vital that you do these four things […]
When getting a logo designed it is important to know upfront what you will be receiving from your logo designer. I’ve worked with business owners who only had a small jpeg of their logo. This is almost useless. If you want to increase the size of your logo for print, it will lose its quality […]
Before planning to become a freelancer, and definitely before planning to leave your job, you need to sit down and ask yourself: is freelancing right for me? Here are some questions that might help you decide.
When branding your business yourself it can be tempting to use the fonts your computer came with. Most folks don’t really know what fonts to use and don’t have the time to find nice fonts. So, they stick with their system fonts. But the problem with these fonts is that everyone has them. And they […]
If you are a creative business owner I’m sure you appreciate some free advice from time to time, especially if you are just starting. Here are a few free e-books that you can download and read when you have some free time. To get most of them you have to subscribe to a mailing list, […]
Being a creative entrepreneur I read a lot of blogs about small business, freelancing and so on. I particularly like blogs that are aimed at creative women entrepreneurs like crafters, designers, photographers, Etsy shop owners, etc. Below is a roundup of my favourites and I hope you will check them out too!