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Work from Home as a Graphic Designer for Print and Other Mediums [Kindle Edition]

Eva Urick-Hill

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Book Description

Expert Advice for All Freelance Graphic Designers

Have you ever thought of working from home as a freelance graphic designer, but don’t know where to begin? Are you currently a freelance graphic designer, and could benefit from expert advice on business basics and file preparation for different mediums? Or maybe you are tired of working for someone else, or are a design student and don’t want to start working for someone else. If you fall into any of these categories, this book is a necessity!
There are many variables to becoming a successful freelance graphic designer, and not knowing what they are, or how to deal with them, can be risky. Being as prepared as possible will ensure your success. After reading this book, you will be confident enough to be your own boss, working right from your own home, with the freedom everyone desires. It is written in an easy-to-read format that anyone can understand.
Some of the topics covered are:
• Personal & Economic Preparation
• Creating the Perfect Home Office
• Choosing the Right Clients & Building Your Clientele
• Meeting with Clients & Keeping Them Happy
• Pricing Methods
• Bookkeeping & Getting Paid
• Personal Budgeting - “Feast or Famine”
Though designing is creative and fun, full knowledge of medium preparation is a vital part of every freelance graphic designer’s success. Included is in this book is an extensive section that will take you through the entire process, giving expert advice for creating and setting up your files to ensure compatibility with all mediums.
• Commercial Printing, Digital Printing & Websites
• Common Terminology for all Mediums
• Tips for Creating Bindery-Friendly Files
• Rules for Setting Up Your Files for Different Mediums
• What Commercial Printers & Service Bureaus will Expect from You
• Checking a Physical Proof & Doing a Press Check
Knowing how important paper work and visuals are, also included are samples of:
• Spec Sheets for Service Bureaus
• Art Workorder Forms
• A Variety of Invoices
• Multiple Visual Aids

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1206 KB
  • Print Length: 71 pages
  • Publisher: San Diego Business Accounting Solutions a "Non" CPA Firm (30 Nov. 2006)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008KOXIWA
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,223,737 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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