Zeigarnik Effect: More Tension Equals Better Designs – RD091

Zeigarnik Effect: More Tension Equals Better Designs -

Setting Your Hourly Design Rate -

Balancing Your Design Life with your Personal Life – RD092

Being a home-based designer is challenging enough without having your design life interrupted by the personal life that surrounds you each and every day.

Peripherals For Your Design Business – RD090

Peripherals, devices that are often forgotten until they are needed, are an essential addition to any graphic design business.

Checklists And Your Design Business – RD089

Checklists are a must for running an efficient design business. You should be using checklists to ensure things don’t get out of hand.

A home office is essential for running a home-based graphic design business. if you're serious about your business you should claim some space as your own.

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It's crucial in building client relationships.

As a designer, you are also a problem solver.

Building Client Loyalty Through Legacy Plans – RD082

Building Client Loyalty Through Legacy Plans –

Protecting Yourself From Proofing Errors – RD081

Proofing errors are the bane of graphic designers. If you've done this long enough you know clients will try to blame you when they find errors on their job

Explain Why, Not How – RD080

One problem when people present their designs is they usually explain how they designed it when what they should do is explain why they designed it.

Word Of Mouth Referrals For Your Design Business – RD079

Growing your design business takes a lot of hard work. Word of mouth referrals are and always will be the most effective way of achieving this growth.

Upselling To Increase Your Design Revenue – RD078

Every time a client discusses a new design project with you, it opens a window of opportunity for upselling other services and products you can offer them.

Being A Self-Employed Designer Requires A Team Effort – RD077

Being A Self-Employed Designer Requires A Team Effort –

Transitioning From Employee to Entrepreneur – RD076

Self-employment isn't for everyone. It takes a certain type of individual that has the drive and discipline to make the leap from employee to entrepreneur.

How To Use Landing Pages To Attract New Design Clients – RD075

Landing pages are not a quick and easy way to attract new design clients. Landing pages are a slow burn meant to work over time but they work and work well.