BRAIN FOOD

Blog and videos to help you run your creative business smoothly.

How to ask for project feedback from your client.

Getting useful feedback on design work can be tricky. Earlier in my design career, I would email layouts to a client with a simple, "Let me know...

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Need clients? Make sure you are doing THIS first!

Maybe finding clients now feels more challenging or like the opportunities have dried up.

Or clients you were working with have had to cut back...

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Transform your self-doubt into unstoppable confidence

Who here struggles from time to time with self-doubt? Maybe the better question is, "Who doesn't struggle with self-doubt?" These thoughts that...

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How can I get paid ON TIME for my design projects?

Have you ever worked hard on a project, delivered the work, only to have your client either take a long time to pay or not pay at all?...

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What should I charge for graphic design work?

If you asked three different designers what they charge for a logo, you would likely get three very different answers. So which one's right? How do...

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A simple strategy to avoid burnout as a graphic designer.

As you know, running a design business, or any service-based business can be overwhelmingly busy at times and painfully slow at other...

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