Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to be an entrepreneur. Even in school, I was more fascinated with art, photography, and other creative pursuits. By the time I reached college, it was pretty clear to me that I wasn’t made for the boring life of a 9 to 5 job.
One of the most effective marketing techniques to emerge over the last decade is also one of the least well known. “Gamification,” or applying common elements of gameplay—e.g. point scoring, strategy, competition—is an extraordinarily effective way to get your audience to engage with your product or service. Games stimulate the brain’s pleasure centers, and studying this type of physiological response is a growing and increasingly crucial area of marketing research.
As a freelancer, you can work anywhere you want. Especially when your projects can be done remotely. You just need a decent Internet connection, and you’re good to go.
So you’ve just decided that you’d like to start selling your artwork. Good for you! Now the only problem you have is how to actually get started. Thankfully, there are some great options for you to consider.
Have you ever wondered how industry-leading professionals do their work?
Freelancing online is a viable career option for people who want flexibility in their work schedule and environment.
Success in design and entrepreneurship require a lot of the same qualities such as creativity, innovativeness, and problem-solving abilities.
Gumroad, a selling platform for digital products, did a conversion rate analysis of products being sold on their platform. They compared the conversion rates of products priced at whole numbers (e.g. $2) versus products being sold a penny less (e.g. $1.99).
There’s a myth about freelancing that’s dangerous. It’s prevalent among freelancers still new to the industry. It’s the myth that as a freelancer you have to take on any client who comes your way.
Late payers are the bane of a freelancer’s existence. Creating havoc with your cash flow, late payments for completed projects can cause all sorts of damage to your business’s finances.
Many people want to become full-time freelancers. It sure sounds fun: being your own boss, ditching the alarm clock, taking vacations whenever you want.
However, the harsh reality is that most freelancers struggle to get clients and they barely make ends meet.
What things can you do to provide your clients with excellent service so that they keep coming back to you? How can you make your design business stand out from the crowd by providing your clients good project experiences? This article shares some ideas you can implement right now.