How to start a freelance design business
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- How to start up their own freelance design business.
- Financial planning.
- Software requirements.
- Hardware requirements.
- Legal requirements.
- Self branding.
- Portfolio set up.
- Social media use.
- Basic knowledge of design software.
But not sure how to get started or what are the basic requirements of a freelance designer? Come join Black Bear Creative’s Justin Marchant for a 50-minute eye-opening class on how to start your own freelance design business. Each lesson is packed full of tactical advice and tips from a real-world designer that created a home-based design studio from scratch. Learn how to avoid the mistakes and seize opportunities from Justin’s experiences of running his own creative studio.
Using tactical advice provided in these lessons you will be able to:
Plan your finances and minimise your risk associated with the cost’s of starting up a freelance business
Know the main software programs used for graphic designers
The importance of accounting
How to set up your business structure and work agreements
How to brand and position your business to get your ideal clients
Create an effective portfolio
Market yourself on social media
How to meet people through networking
This class is meant to be an overview, laying the foundation for the startup process. So let’s get started and see you in the 1st lesson!
- Recently graduated design students.
- Experienced designers wanting to work for themselves
- Seasoned professional print designers wanting to move into the digital freelance space.