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10 Business Tips for Freelancers from Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins is the best teacher I’ve ever learned from, and the lessons he taught me are valuable for nearly everyone I work with.

If you’re a creative freelancer or consultant, you’re probably not thinking Business Mastery events apply to you. They might seem targeted at other kinds of businesses or people, or that...

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5 Productivity Apps for Freelancers

As a creative entrepreneur, I know how easy it is to feel overwhelmed. Your head’s brewing new ideas, making to-do lists, and keeping track of stories ideas or articles. You’re overloaded with input…

This can lead to feeling discouraged or even burnt-out. Sometimes, people on this path lose the ability to see their vision, or...

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50 tools for running a business online as a digital nomad

These days, unless you have brick & mortar store or restaurant, there are very few businesses that can’t be operated online with the right tools. Here are the most critical tools and software I use to run my business while traveling the world as a digital nomad.

ESSENTIALS

If pressed, I could run my business online using only these...

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Top Productivity Tips for Freelancers

If you’ve ever worked with me you know I’m a little obsessed with time saving, productivity and ease of use. It’s one of the traits that made me an exceptional UX designer, and really helped when I started freelancing full-time. I’ve tried every productivity or time management method - GTD, Pomodoro, the Eisenhower...

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New PDF Portfolio for Toptal & Booklet Maker Tool

freelancing tips Oct 27, 2016

[Originally Posted at katebagoy.com]

As mentioned last week, I've applied to join Toptal.com as a freelancer, and they have a fairly intensive interview process. My initial interview went well, so I was asked to create a PDF portfolio for submission as part of the second round. Because I work for startups, I don't have a ton of time to work...

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Speed up your design workflow with Font Awesome Illustrator Symbols

freelancing tips Jan 25, 2016

I love Font Awesome, but looking at the cheatsheet, copying, pasting and resizing for all my wireframes and comps was too slow. Use symbols to speed up your design workflow!

  • All Font Awesome version 4.2.0 icons as Illustrator Symbols – just drag and drop on to your artboard, and swap symbols to replace
  • This library is built with with...
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How to Build a Portfolio Website

[Originally Published at katebagoy.com]

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of questions on LinkedIn about building a website. There are literally 1,000’s of ways to get going and it can be daunting for people with limited or no web experience to determine the best set of tools to use. For our purposes today, we will focus on building a...

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