By Justin Seeley | Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Do I have to go to college if I want to be a graphic designer?
This is a question I hear on almost a weekly basis. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t as cut and dry as you might hope. These days the rules are much different than those that governed the workplace even five or ten years ago.
Do you have to go to college to be a graphic designer? No.
Here’s why you may—or may not—want to go:
By Cynthia Sanchez | Friday, February 20, 2015
A source of web traffic and increased revenue for many companies, Pinterest is especially popular with businesses in the home decor, fashion, and food industries.
But did you know that freelancers can also use Pinterest to attract and retain clients?
Here’s how to use Pinterest to promote your business.
By Kristen Fischer | Sunday, February 15, 2015
Having a career in the arts doesn’t mean you have to be a starving artist. Becoming a graphic designer is a viable creative career that allows you to express your artistic superpowers and pay the bills.
Whether you’re an independent contractor, or work for a creative agency, or nab a job at a company, it takes more than an eye for design to launch a flourishing career as a graphic designer.
Here’s how to become a graphic designer — with help from lynda.com.
By Tom Geller | Friday, October 24, 2014
By Terry Lee Stone | Tuesday, August 26, 2014
After years of working as an employee for several design firms, I came to freelancing later in my career—and found that I needed to acquire a few new skills.
Here are some things I’ve learned as a freelancer:
By lynda.com | Wednesday, January 29, 2014
In 2014, learn how to make the most of your freelancing business. Whether you need to go mobile or want to learn the best way to estimate a project, there’s always room for improvement—and inspiration.
1. Expand your network.
How do you get past social anxiety when you need to network? Try these tips to make networking second nature.
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