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Balancing Full Time with Freelancing

For a lot of people, freelancing is just their side gig. They have a steady 9 to 5 by day and become a freelancer by night. For a lot of creative people, having that extra outlet of creativity is crucial for a lot of different reasons, but can get hard to manage. These tips are for you if you’ve already started freelancing, or if you’ve just started to dip your toes in.

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Guide to Pricing Your Work

Ask any freelancer out there, and they'll tell you that pricing their work is one of the hardest parts of the job. It's hard to tell someone how much you think your skills are worth. Imposter syndrome is real and something you'll have to deal with at some point or another. But we can't let that keep us from charging what we deserve for the work we do. You've worked hard to learn this skill and your personal style is valuable!

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Concept & Strategy

The second thing I learned about in school was concepting and strategy. They were honestly a little difficult to wrap my head around, so I wanted to dedicate a whole session of Saturday Skills to it since it’s a crucial part of being a designer and a creative in general. Don’t worry if it doesn’t all make sense at first! As you get into it and practice, it will become foundational for everything you design. Let’s jump in!

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