INSPIRATION

10 Quotes About Money to Change Your Perspective

Reading Time: 4 minutes Money can cause a lot of problems if you don’t know how to manage it.  Although, maybe money management isn’t the right term—how about living with it harmoniously? The key to having money and knowing how to incorporate it into your life involves having a healthy mindset around finances that don’t control you 24/7. Instead, ...

12 Pro Freelancers Share How They're Using COVID's Downtime to Build for the Future

November 25, 2020 FREELANCE KNOWLEDGE INSPIRATION

Reading Time: 7 minutes In the months and years following the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re going to start hearing interviews on podcasts, TV, and the radio with people who did really incredible things while they were stuck in their homes. It happened following massive lay-offs in 2008 and, in hindsight, the “great recession” was nothing compared to what we’re seeing ...

6 New Years Resolution Ideas to Build a Better Freelance Business

November 25, 2020 INSPIRATION

Reading Time: 7 minutes The end of one year and the beginning of another provides a natural opportunity for reflection.  Whether you’ve just started freelancing or have been doing it for a while, there’s really no bad time to consider what’s working and what you could be doing better. And since you’re the boss, there’s no one else to ...

12 Podcasts Every Freelancer Should Listen To

November 25, 2020 FREELANCE KNOWLEDGE INSPIRATION

Reading Time: 6 minutes The best thing about being a freelancer–is also the worst thing… You are in charge of your business. You make the decisions, find the clients, and build the products.  And it isn’t always easy. If it was, everyone would do it, right? #lifeadvice. As a freelancer, it’s important to always keep your eyes up. To ...

Graphic Design Trends 2019: 10 Tips for Cutting-Edge Branding

November 25, 2020 INSPIRATION

Reading Time: 7 minutes With each new year, freelancers strive to evolve with the changing digital landscape. Keeping current on the latest graphic design trends is essential to remain competitive in an always-changing marketplace. With that in mind, we thought we’d give you a headstart for 2019. We’ve analyzed and collected emerging design trends across the board—graphic design, logo ...

18 Tweets that Show What #FreelanceLife is Really Like

November 25, 2020 INSPIRATION

Reading Time: 3 minutes There’s one thing that all those who have never freelanced seem to have in common… their incredible ability to romanticize the freelance lifestyle. They imagine that ‘freelance’ equates to complete freedom – from office life, long hours, and stress. They mistake ‘working remotely’ for ‘working with the TV remote in hand’. And to them, ‘working ...

16 Free UI Kits & Templates for Designers

November 25, 2020 INSPIRATION

Reading Time: 4 minutes There’s so much that goes into designing something beautiful for a website or mobile application. Thankfully, designers are a generous bunch, and many of them have created kits and templates to make the job easier – and then made them available for free. Using these you can get something up and running much more quickly, ...

How to Be a Better Designer by Stealing from Others

November 25, 2020 INSPIRATION

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ethical theft. Is that an oxymoron? Isn’t theft, by its very nature, unethical? How could someone steal from another person ethically? Well, it turns out that creative people do it all the time. It’s a natural part of the creative process. This isn’t about copying (and it’s definitely not about plagiarism). It’s about taking inspiration from ...

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