The top 10 freelance side gigs to earn some extra cash

Freelance side gigs are one of the best ways to earn some extra cash or stay creative if your day job isn't stimulating you anymore.

Surviving life as a freelancer

Freelancing can be a great option whether you’re looking for more flexibility or control over your work.

Adobe sued over bug that deleted freelancer’s work

One of the most important things to remember in design is to back-up your work. That being said, sometimes even the those files can be vulnerable to bugs. That’s the case with a freelance videographer who recently filed a class action lawsuit against Adobe.

How to calculate freelance rates more efficiently

The one question that most freelance designers have trouble answering is, “what is your time really worth?” If you’re a full-time employee at an agency, your salary takes into consideration business costs like healthcare, licensing, taxes, and other business essentials. But when you work for yourself, you’ve…

In-house designer, freelancer or agency? Who to hire

Does the uncertainty and ever-changing nature of freelancing produce designers with sharper, more adaptable skills? Or does the social, fast-paced, and ordered workflow of an agency create more design superstars? In my nearly 10 years as an Art Director, I’ve seen a few businesses pondering if they should hire…

Vital contract terms for your protection

Dealing with a contract may not be the most exciting part of being a freelancer. But that pain is nothing compared to what can go wrong without one. And a contract not only protects you if something goes wrong; it helps things from going wrong…

World’s longest invoice reveals what freelancers are owed

Are you a freelancer? If so, then you know that getting paid is sometimes the hardest part of the job. Did you know that the majority of freelance workers have experienced late payments or, worse, have had clients that never paid them at all? One group in particular, The…

How to start a successful career as a freelancer

Are you tired of working for the man? Or perhaps you’re just looking for a little extra coin. Well, if you choose to become a freelancer, then New York-based company Fiverr has designed an infographic that details ways to successfully start a career that way.
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