1. How do you stay motivated in the design industry when you see so much outstanding work around you?
2. How do you stay creative when designing for products?
3. What are your best 3 tips for someone who wants to start freelancing as a designer?
Save up 3-6 months of money to cover your expenses.
Get your marketing in place (at least a business website with case studies of your work and start building an audience on one social media platform).
Go for it and know that you can always go back and get a job if full-time freelancing doesn’t work out.
Bonus tip: There are many successful freelancers in the world with a lot less talent than you. You can do it!
4. How do you deal with the failure or rejection?
5. What do you expect the changes will be in a designer’s career in the post COVID era?
6. What’s the best tip to set a price for a project whether it’s logo designing, UI/UX designing, or any for any design project?
7. What are the 3 things you look out for in a designer interview?
Is the candidate a good fit for our team culture?
Is the candidate motivated to improve and grow in their career?
Does the candidate have skills beyond those listed in our job description that we could utilize in our business?
I continue to receive amazing feedback from students of my Freelance with Janda courses. Thank you!
“Before taking Freelance with Janda, I actually spent a ton of money on another business courses where I didn’t really see the results or get my money’s worth. After doing the first module for free, I was hooked and paid for the rest of the course right then and there. Michael has a way of speaking where he makes you feel like you can do this! Every module is in-depth where he breaks it down for you, walks you through with examples, and solidifies the lesson with stories from his own experience. Originally when I got into freelancing, I was like a headless chicken trying to figure out why my business wasn’t growing. One of the major things that the course helped me with was learning how to focus, niching down (and actually how to do it), and actionable advice on how to find, nurture, and deal with clients. Wherever you are in your business–thinking about it, stuck in a rut, or scaling, I think everyone has a lot to learn from this course!” – Crystal Kam, Visual Designer, http://www.crystalkam.ca
“Enrolling in this course was one of the best decisions I could have made for my freelance career. The price is a steal for all the resources, knowledge and guidance you receive. I was pleasantly surprised with all the detailed templates too! Before this course I was overwhelmed trying to figure out everything on my own, but now I have the ultimate guide!” – Samantha Esposito,CEO of Creativ Wings, http://www.creativwings.com
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