When a person feels that someone is taking away their choices or limiting the range of alternatives, in other words, say they can’t have it, and they’ll want it even more. Even design work.
I hope I can help you with the mental side of starting a design business by sharing 4 signs that indicate you’re ready to take your side gig full-time and embrace the life of a design business owner.
There are many graphic designers who don’t offer web design services. Some have no desire to do so. While others would love to add web design to their list of skills. However, they feel intimidated by the notion of tackling a new medium. What they fail to realize is that although the usage between print design and website design is different, the design principles required to make both look good are the same.
What does the story of the yellow pencil have to do with running a design business? It has to do with the services and products you offer and how you need to make them different than your competition.
If you don’t have a proper plan of attack, you could find yourself wasting the better part of an hour accomplishing nothing as you try to figure out what you need to do. Do that every morning, and it can add up to several days worth of time by the end of the year.
To write the perfect to-do list, you must determine what to put on it and in what order. You must also decide what not to include on your list. If you put too many things on your to-do list, it becomes unmanageable and discouraging. A good to-do list has three sections.