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8 to 5 Workday

8 to 5 Workday Does your workday consist of an 8 to 5 work schedule?  The answer is no.  A simple no.  But a no. Some free lancer have told me that they only work 8am to 5pm, and make enough to pay all their bills.  However after 12...

Growth is not a four letter word?

Growth is not a four letter word?The other day, I was advise of a separation or firing from a client.  The client was a employment based company, located on the West Coast. They had been a client for several years.  It was a project, which was referred to...

Happiness

Happiness beyond belief It has been an interesting couple of weeks.  I have seen a couple of friends sell or merger their business or products.  Super happy for them.  Made me think about my decision to continue to work as a free lance web...

Un Remote able

Can I be an un remote able worker? For a long time, I never told anyone that I was a remote employee. Actually working remote began for me, while I worked in Corporate America.  Economically it made more sense to have employees working from...

Plugin of the Week | Supreme Modules for Divi

Supreme Modules for Divi My plugin for the week is a nice lite extension plugin for Elegant Themes Divi.  As most of my fellow designers know, I am a huge Divi Fan.  This is a third party plugin with some really great features.  Having tested...

Work with not for your client

Working with your client and not for your client A few months ago, I was straddled with a tough decision.  Whether to fire a long term client, as the relationship had grown very unsettling.  Ending a relationship is never easy.  The fear of...

Missing Revenue

Missing Revenue | Lifestyle of a Web DesignerYesterday as I was enjoying a great conversation with my business mentor, he inquired about the three potential income streams with each client.  Was I using a technique to place more revenue in my business,...

Four characteristics of a respectable freelance designer

What is a respectable freelance designer? So what does it mean to be a respectable freelance web designer?  Is it important, in a business when you could create a product and after launch all forms of communications end.  Why do you need or...

Handling Rejection

How to handle "Rejection"?Recently I read an article titled, "How to survive 150 straight rejections" by Joe Keohane.  My first reaction was welcome to my world.  Rejection becomes a part of business, but rejection is not a bad word for a small business...