The best investments I’ve made as a brand designer

One of the most eye-opening things I’ve learned while transitioning from a freelancer to a business owner was that in order to make more money, I had to be willing to spend more money and invest in my business. However, there were so many options for what I could spend my limited biz budget on […]

June 20, 2021

Money Tools That I Use as a Creative Entrepreneur

When it comes to getting paid as a freelancer, there are so many tools and platforms available to assist you. However, many of them have hidden fees so it’s best to do your research before deciding on which tools to use. When I first started designing for clients online, I used PayPal for just about […]

March 23, 2021

How to stand out on Instagram

Instagram is crowded, especially in the design space. While this means that it’s easy to find your audience, it presents a larger obstacle — how do you stand out in a sea of people? When I first created an Instagram account for my design work, I wasn’t thinking about how many times I should post […]

March 3, 2021

How to deal with creative burnout

As someone who overworks themselves constantly and finds saying no very difficult, creative burnout is something that I have experienced quite a lot. It’s a challenge that many of us face, and can be especially hard when your job requires you to be creative every day! If you’ve been feeling less inspired than usual, stressed […]

February 25, 2021

What to include in your freelance design contract

Why is it so important to have a design contract? One reason is to establish clear expectations and make sure the client knows exactly what they’re getting. Another reason is to protect yourself from losing a big chunk of time and money. I can’t stress this enough — having a good contract will save you […]

February 24, 2021