Your business depends on your creativity. And as much as we might not like to admit it, sometimes it needs a little TLC. You get out what you put in, and that’s where side projects come in. If you don’t already have one to help you keep those creative juices flowing, I hope by the end of this post you’ll be convinced enough to start one!
It's hard to believe, but freelance designers make mistakes, mistakes of such epic proportions that they should be deemed "freelance sins", and I'm as guilty as the next. I'm not referring to those little mistakes, like a poor choice of colour or whether you're a PC or Mac, I'm referring to mistakes that affect our livelihood as freelance designers. Today I want to talk about five of those sins.
Getting things done can be difficult. In a busy world we have so many things competing for our time. The time management gurus say, "If you don't have the time, make it", but we can be own own worst enemies. Being productive means being responsible for your time. Sometimes we need a well intentioned kick up the backside to get us moving in the right direction.