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Do you ever sit back and wonder what you ultimately want from your design business? What does it look like 10 years from now? Staff, money, cars, house, turnover, clients, holidays, boats, helicopters, happiness and the list goes on. I’ve […]

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Let’s be honest, running a successful design business can be stressful. Don’t get me wrong… I LOVE my job. I love my business. And I know there’s a good chance you also love what you do. But sometimes that really […]

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As busy freelancers, time is one of your most valuable assets. The more time you can save, the more money you can make. However; you can’t just spend less time on your client work and let the quality suffer, so […]

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No matter how well you plan, some weeks it seems like every client needs something and you’re left wondering when you’re going to sleep. Maybe everyone wants their project finished before an upcoming holiday or perhaps you’re taking a long […]

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Some may call it the lazy way to freelance, but I like to think of it as a way to focus your time on the projects instead of looking for them. First off – if you’re unfamiliar with what (or […]

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Sounds kind of epic: a single freelancer working from home wins a client over a big agency working in a local brick and mortar location, just by providing a killer design proposal. Believe me – it’s possible, because I did […]

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Being your own boss is definitely fun. However, one of the greatest downfalls of freelancing is that it can be very easy to become lazy and unproductive without the pressure of having a supervisor. The road from procrastinating to inefficiency […]

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Keeping your client pool full is one of the most difficult tasks that any design firm or freelance designer faces. Interestingly enough, it’s also one of the most important aspects of running a design business. After all, if you don’t […]

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All print designers are familiar with deadlines and the havoc they can often wreak on your life! It is incredibly frustrating to spend hours and hours designing your work in Photoshop, only to send it to the printers and get […]

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It goes without saying, one of the quickest ways to develop a web site these days is through the use of WordPress. If you have ever worked with WordPress then you already know how rapidly you can develop your site […]

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When I first started working for myself, one of the hardest things for me to do was finish a design project in the amount of time that I had anticipated. Projects that I hoped to finish in a week, took […]

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Imagine you just landed a dream project from a dream client (you know, the one that says money is no object, pays all up front, and if you ask for something, well, you won’t need to ask for something, it’ll […]

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I recently had an opportunity to meet with Steve Colin, creative director at Creature, a world-class ad agency in Seattle, Washington.  He emphasized the importance of “dressing your design for the occasion”.  “It’s important to keep the company’s personality and […]

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