SETTING FREELANCE RATES AS A GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Setting graphic design rates is no easy task. It’s something that stops most freelance graphic designers in their tracks. Especially for freelance rates, graphic design has some nuances that should be considered. Whilst using conventional freelance rates calculators may provide a loose ballpark figure, it can often be way off the mark. Here is our guide to help you find your true worth and hit that pricing sweet spot. 

HOW THE FREELANCER CLUB IS REIMAGINING THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Trying to find a freelancer? Having trouble finding a suitable candidate? Hiring a freelancer for a bite-sized task with a very clear brief is a relatively straightforward process. A data-entry job or a simple coding fix has a clear start and end point that is easy to explain, manage and measure.  Finding freelancers who provide creative work, feel passionate about the client’s mission, communicate well throughout the process and provide much more than just the service they were hired for, can be a bit more challenging.

HOW FOUNDERS CAN DISPLAY LEADERSHIP WITHIN A REMOTE TEAM

"You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too." - Sam Rayburn Rules, restrictions, recommendations, measures, advice. Words we’ve been hearing on repeat from government officials since Covid-19 hurtled into our lives at the beginning of the year. 

VIDEO CALLING - A BLESSING? OR IS IT ALL DOOM AND ZOOM?

Seemingly out of nowhere, Zoom became a staple part of life. Especially during lockdown, it was the only way to connect with others face-to-face (...ish). All of a sudden, everything from work meetings, to birthday parties, to exercise classes, and even house viewings were all happening via video call. There were of course the usual players - Skype, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet, but it was Zoom that really caught on.  Certainly at first, it was a blessing - a portal that helped facilitate connections in a desperately strange time. It meant many were able to carry out a form of 'business as usual'.

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