Freelancing, or being a soloprenuer, shouldn’t be free. In fact, it shouldn’t be anywhere near free. We know how difficult it can be to get paid well, find bigger clients, and manage everything yourself. We know because we’ve been there and made it through the other side. This page is full of resources that we wish we had then.

Freelance & Solopreneur Business Health Check

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It’s so common to be swept up in the day to day hustle that you lose sight of the big picture issues that may be getting in the way of your freelance success. That’s why we created this helpful questionnaire: By answering a few key questions, you can begin to understand what areas to celebrate, and which ones need attention.

Accessing the questionnaire is easy and free. Simply enter your name and email below and you’ll be automatically redirected to the downloadable PDF. We’ll also email you a copy, just in case.

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Featured Contents


THE PERFECT PROPOSAL

This is everything you need to craft effective proposals that win jobs and close leads. Remove the guesswork and rely on our decades of experience with closing millions of dollars worth of new design business.

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THE BRAND MESSAGING KIT

A brand is defined by a person’s gut feeling about a product, service or organization. You can’t control what someone feels about your brand, but you can influence it.

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CORE STRATEGY KIT

Defining brands and designing websites taken to the next level. That is what CORE is all about. This is what agencies like Blind are able to do. It is not taught in school. We show you how.

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CHECK OUT OTHER TOOLS THAT CAN BUILD YOUR CAREER.

WHAT TO WATCH


We’ve selected a few highlights that you need to see, kicking off with a four-part series that gets down and dirty on the subject of money.

Our YouTube channel is bursting at the seams with hard-to-tackle subjects like finding bigger clients, getting paid more for your projects, getting paid on time, and hiring your first employee. It’s all out there for you, free!

Looking to give back? One of the most important things you can do for us is simply subscribe to our channel, which you can do here:

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RECOMMENDED PLAYLIST


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“As of yesterday, I just won my first 8k contract!! My highest paying contract to date.”

– Maece S.

WHAT TO READ


How To Avoid Anxiety While Keeping Up with Social Media

Social media’s reputation has its ups and downs, especially in the design community. Where some see an opportunity to grow their brand on social media platforms like Instagram, others might see it as frustrating, intimidating, and even a source of anxiety. But social media isn’t all bad. It can actually be a great place to grow your network, share your work and personality, and even reach potential clients. If you’re a creative professional using social media, here are some ways to avoid feeling overwhelmed: Be a Content Creator Churning out images nonstop just for the sake of posting will quickly…
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Four tips and tricks we learned working with Webflow for the first time

As designers, the wide world of web design can be tricky and unfamiliar territory to enter. A lot of us at The Futur don’t have sturdy backgrounds in web design, so when the time comes to design and develop a website for a client, we find ourselves feeling a little overwhelmed. There are so many areas to work through: the overall design, user experience, copy, and mobile layout. Let’s not forget all of the various tools, plugins, and software options out there to choose from to build websites. Luckily, there’s an awesome tool out there that helps you easily design…
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Essential Design Books Vol. 3 Typography

Here’s our list of the best typography books for your collection. These books showcase the best in contemporary design.  By making a purchase through any of our affiliate links, we receive a very small commission at no extra cost to you. This helps us on our mission to provide quality education to you. Thank you. The books are listed in hierarchical order. Typographic Design: Form and Communication Buy on Amazon & Support The Futur Detail in Typography Buy on Amazon & Support The Futur Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works 4th Edition Buy on Amazon & Support…
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WHAT TO HEAR


How To Ask For New Business w/ Jose Caballer

Sales, lead generation, closing, confidence, trust. Chris and Jose talk about closing deals in the Creative Business World. Click below to open iTunes and listen:

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Death: Life’s greatest gift w/ Alex Preston

Waking up everyday knowing you will die— This is how Alex Preston gained the courage to create his highly successful video game – Hyper Light Drifter. Click below to open iTunes and listen:

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Vincent S - The Futur

“Get ready to be inspired, supported and grow!”

– Vincent S.