Why Most Freelancers Charge by the Hour Wrong – and how to fix it

Most people equate freelance with charge by the hour. It’s what lawyers, plumbers, cabbies, and countless other freelancers charge, including a lot of designers, illustrators, DJs, copywriters, producers...

Mobile computing – don’t be tied to your desktop

We’ve all been there. You’ve landed a client who wants you to use your creative flair to bring their project to life, whether it’s some cool motion graphics in AfterEffects, a fully animated product render in...

5 Design Projects where an Illustration Might be Better than a Photo

Photography is one of the most powerful mediums for communicating emotion, and when it comes to advertising, that’s exactly what you want to do. But what happens if you’re delivering a how-to? What if the...

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5 ways to streamline your finances as a freelancer

As a freelancer, you have a dozen things to manage when running your business. From finding new clients to making sure your existing ones are happy; there’s a lot to consider when growing your freelance empire. Thinking about your finances and...

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9 things every freelancer must get right

You’ve decided to work as a freelancer. Congratulations! It’s a decision you won’t regret. Working in your own time, with different clients. You can choose the types of projects you embark on. Freelancing can be an enjoyable and rewarding career...

Intro and pitch limits

An intro on Twine is the first message or pitch you send to a client or freelancer. Every Twine member gets 15 free intros per month. Twine Pro members get 50 per month. When you send a message or pitch to someone for the first time, you’ll use one...

10 Soft skills for every freelancer

Your success as a freelancer depends wholly on you. Therefore, it is important to ensure you are fully equipped to deal with the myriad of tasks and engagements that will come your way. From meeting existing clients, to pitching to new ones, and...

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