Every November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo (say nah-no-wri-mo), for kind-of-short. So, the upcoming NaNoWriMo 2016 is just around the corner.
The idea behind National Novel Writing Month is that you have one month to write an entire novel. There is no prize for succeeding (other than having a finished novel), there is no penalty for not finishing (other than bringing shame to yourself and your ancestors). Read more
The Fastest Way to Become a Web Designer
If I said you could start today and be a full blown web designer – making $50 per hour or more – in just 8 weeks, would you be interested?
If you’re a regular reader of FreelanceFolder, the answer is most likely, “You bet!” Read more
Identity Designed, the book
The Identity Designed hardback (to be published by Rockport, early 2019) aims to uncover the most valuable details about what it takes to create a compelling visual identity. Read more
The first Annual Brand of the Year
The pink, cat-eared “pussyhat” that became the icon of the Women’s March in January has been announced as the first ever “Brand of the Year” by SVA Masters in Branding Chair Debbie Millman. Read more
In is a physical and digital archive of modernist Canadian graphic design, focusing on the period 1960—1985. It’s the culmination of Blair Thomson’s long-held ambition to curate a comprehensive national cache, whilst addressing the absence of any such resource on a singular thread. Read more
Pricing Creativity: A Guide to Profit Beyond the Billable Hour
Blair Enns, author of The Win Without Pitching Manifesto, has released a new title, Pricing Creativity. Blair was happy for me to share an excerpt. Read more
The iconic film posters of Bill Gold
American graphic designer Bill Gold, who created posters for hundreds of Hollywood’s most renowned films, died aged 97 on May 20th, 2018, in Greenwich, Connecticut. Read more
Today we’re giving you a sneak peek inside our “Anatomy Of A $9,750 Website Build.” This will give you an opportunity to see actual lessons from the training we have available.
These previews will each feature an entire lesson from the training, including everything you’ll get when you sign up. We hope this will give you a good idea of how the training can help you in starting and building your own web design business. Read more
Easy Accounting Tools for Your Freelance Business
How badly do you hate accounting?
Yeah, me too. We certainly can’t avoid it. But, we can automate it with some really slick and easy-to-use accounting tools. Let’s take a look so you can spend less time battling those numbers.
A few weeks ago, we discussed the importance of streamlining your business with Today we are going to take a look at how to automate, quite possibly, your least favorite part of freelancing… Accounting and invoicing. Read more
New Freelance Job Site AwesomeWeb Launches
AwesomeWeb is the latest freelance job site to enter the market. It is a “marriage” of the teams behind and . They claim AwesomeWeb is an attractive alternative to the existing freelance job sites out there. Read more