Designers have different ways of invoicing clients for stock images used in their projects. Money doesn’t always mesh well with the creative process, but for each and every download, someone has to eventually shell out the dough. Here are a few thoughts on the pros and cons of flat rates, mark ups, research and design…Read More
For new freelancers and veterans alike, juggling your income can be a challenge. While the benefits of working on your own are certainly appealing – flexibility, independence, and tax deductions, to name a few – managing your checkbook on an inconsistent income isn’t one of them. That’s not to say that it can’t be done. With a little foresight and some thoughtful budgeting, you can lead a steady, stable life on a freelance income.
These quick tips will help get you started:Read More
This Thursday (07/19), we’ll be hosting a talk at Wix Lounge, right here in NYC. The topic “Hotshot Tools for Freelancers” will help independent creatives take charge of their freelancing career. We’re especially excited to have our very own UX Designer, Erin McCue, as one of the evening’s hosts. She’ll be sharing that duty with…Read More
We’ve chummed-up with Freelancers Union and Loosecubes for their first annual “Co-Working Day Of Action.” Tomorrow’s event, taking place virtually and in co-working spaces across the globe aims to help independent workers (hint hint-freelance designers!) get paid fairly for their work. The organizers even developed a handy website called The World’s Longest Invoice to help…Read More