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Art entrepreneur: 10 careers that combine art and business [2022]

Are you considering pursuing a career as an entrepreneur in the art field? Thanks to the era of remote work, it’s never been easier for self-employed artists of all disciplines to make a living running their own businesses. All it takes is a little bit of hard work and the right set of entrepreneurial skills. … Read More

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Graphic design salary in Florida: How much do designers make? [2022]

Are you thinking about pursuing a career in graphic design? If so, you will be pleased to know that graphic design can be an enjoyable and lucrative profession. It also doesn’t require any special degrees or certifications. Although a bachelor’s degree is generally recommended. Especially if you don’t have a lot of previous work experience … Read More

Freelance Graphic Design Rates

Freelance graphic design rates: How much should you charge? [2022]

Rates are a subjective thing, especially for a freelance designer. And there’s no “right way” or “right amount” to charge in the graphic design world.  At the end of the day, every freelance graphic designer should figure out what works best for themselves and their business. But with that said, it can still be a … Read More

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When your client asks you to do it cheaper: 3 professional responses

Whether you are a freelancer, entrepreneur or small business owner, odds are that you’ve found yourself in the middle of a price negotiation at some point. The topic of money can be an intimidating and uncomfortable conversation at times.  But if you want to be a successful small business owner you’re going to have to … Read More

How to increase your hourly rate on Upwork

How to increase your rate on Upwork: Step by step instructions [2022]

There are currently a couple of different ways to increase your hourly rate as a freelancer on Upwork.  First, I will walk you through the official method recommended by Upwork. After that, I’ll share a slightly more unconventional method (that I personally use) and the rationale behind it. But before we begin, there are a … Read More

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Upwork Readiness Test answers: Ace the quiz with this cheat sheet [2022]

So you’ve just signed up for a new Upwork account and are ready to take your Upwork Readiness Test.  But who wants to bother actually reading through Upwork’s Terms of Service when you can just google the correct answers instead? Look, I’m not here to judge.  But I will make ya work for it, just … Read More