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Seasonal Stress: Managing Boom And Bust Cycles For Freelancers

In a perfect world, freelancers would have steady work from grateful clients. There would never be too little work to make ends meet, and there would never be too much work to humanly handle. Surprise! We don’t live in a perfect world. Freelancing is notorious for...

Patreon Plugins For WordPress & Mailchimp: The Complete Guide

Patreon is one of the most popular crowdfunding platforms around. The easy-to-set up service helps content creators (writers, artists, musicians, comedians, academics… anyone!) receive monthly donations from fans and followers. Creators earn money via Patreon, and subscribers receive exclusive content from creators. Everyone wins. The...

“Help Me, I’m Poor” – Why Everything Costs More When You’re Broke

When you’re poor, everything costs more. It might not make sense, but toilet paper, auto insurance, and even college are more expensive when you don’t have money. Ironically, it’s easier to save money when you already have money in your pocket. Here’s why. "Help Me, I'm...

Money As You Grow

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Instagram Branded Content Tagging 101

Millions of businesses use Instagram. The advertisements, sponsored posts, and influencer-compensated posts they make--which we'll just call Instagram branded content--make up a significant portion of the content on the massively popular social media service. Instagram just rolled out some new rules and tools for tagging...

Why Graphic Designers (And Everyone Else) Should Talk About Money

Graphic designers take on projects that define their clients’ public image and persona. But many times, they aren’t paid fairly for that work. Fast Company’s Co.Design site recently ran a great piece on why graphic designers should talk more openly about money and how...