There’s still time to register for the Bob Newman Online Benefit Art Auction and Party!

The Friends of Bob Newman community are happy to announce the launch of the Friends of Bob Newman Online Benefit Art Auction. There's an auction Tumblr page where you can preview all the brilliant artwork by over 60 of the finest illustrators and photographers working today. Then go to the auction site and bid for...

Self Assessment how-to part 1: Registering for Self Assessment

In the run-up to the Self Assessment online submission deadline of January 31st, we’ll be running a series of how-to articles explaining how freelancers and contractors can complete their Self Assessment tax return with the minimum of fuss. In part one, we look at registering for Self Assessment Online. To complete your Self Assessment online,...

Register for LessConf!

We know you believe that the Earth revolves around your customers. We know you want to be inspired and be around inspiring people. LessConf is not a typical conference. Most conferences leave you tired, uninspired and feeling like you just wasted time and money attending. NOT THIS CONFERENCE! LessConf is a conference for marketers, coders, social [...]

Summer Lull = Time to Improve Your Proposals?

If you’re experiencing a little “summer slowdown,” please don’t use it as an opportunity to panic. Instead, use the little August lull to work “on” your business instead of “in” your business. Let’s start with your proposals — I’ll be they can use some improvement. Well, I have the perfect solution to that problem: Monday, August...

Creativity Exercises for Better, Faster Type

Editor’s Note: The following is a modified excerpt from the introduction to Denise Bosler’s course, Better, Faster Type—a fun course filled with creativity exercises to improve your type skills. Register for the course with code DBOSLER to take 20% off tuition. Type is everywhere. From the moment we wake up and look at our alarm...

Last Day of Best Price for 2015 CFBC and HOW Design Live

One last chance to get the best discount available for the 2015 HOW Design Live and Creative Freelancer Business Conference to be held in Chicago, May 4-8, 2015! We had our full-day planning meeting last week with all the program directors and I can tell you, it’s going to be awesome! We can’t yet say...

Graphic Design Copyright Laws: Inspiration vs. Infringement

Register for An Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights for Graphic Designers to learn more about copyright laws, design patents and trademarks. Enter code BORCHARD at checkout for 20% off registration. How much do you know about design copyright laws, trademarks and design patents? If you’re a graphic designer, it’s crucial to understand the intricacies of...

How to Transition from inHouse to Freelance Design

Register for HOW Design Live Online to experience the magic of the conference from the comfort of your home. This week an next, chat live with your favorite presenters! Take $100 with code HOWLIVE14! photo from Shutterstock “Making a living doing what you love is hard work, an action plan takes the ‘document’ out of...