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Your Guide to Freelancing Success

Grant Friedman

Deciding whether or not to freelance full-time after graduation is a decision that most designers face. Working as a freelancer certainly has a lot of benefits; being your own boss, working from home, and setting your own schedule are some of the perks that freelancers like to brag about, but freelancers will also complain about how hard it can be.

Running your own business, tracking down payments, and doing your own taxes are just a few of the challenges that freelancers face. Needless to say, the decision of whether or not to freelance after school is a tough one and one that many designers struggle with. In this article, we will review some of the up and down sides to freelancing and try to discover if it is the right option for you.

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