What I learned from my first year freelancing

January 4, 2016

The last year was a significant one for me, mostly because it was the year I got to quit my day job and start freelancing as a designer and branding consultant. People have asked me if I was afraid to make the jump. Yes, freelancing means giving up a dependable paycheck, employee benefits and the general sense of security that being part of a company lends. It means having to find my own clients. It means pitching and writing proposals with no guarantee of a payoff. And especially in this first year, it has meant discerning my strategy, proving my abilities, and generating what…

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