Real Reads No.15

By Steph Martin | A selection of Real Owl’s favourite articles all under one cover

If you're going to work for free, be smart about it

<i>This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think</i> …

Careers

Should freelancers ask potential clients what their budget is? 8 freelance experts sound off

<i>This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think</i> …

Virtual Assistants

Indie Magonomics – making a sustainable indie print magazine

I’ve come to the publishing world by way of digital/web design. Until launching the inaugural issue of Offscreen I had no prior experience in …

Publishing

Challenge Yourself More Often By Creating Artwork Every Day

Whether you're into good ol' drawing and painting, or quick editing in Photoshop or Illustrator, one thing's for sure: they're all creativity's best …

Web Design

The ideal office design for happy and creative professionals

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The Workplace

7 steps to planning for a vacation as a freelancer

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Freelancing

Phone calls with prospective clients are an anxious freelancer's worst nightmare

<i>This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think</i> …

Employment

My husband and I ran a small computer repair business out of our home. As we offered 24-hour...

<i>My husband and I ran a small computer repair business out of our home. As we offered 24-hour emergency service for businesses in our area, we had a</i> …

Iran

I work in a print & design shop which can also order engraved signs from a 3rd party vendor....

<i>I work in a print & design shop which can also order engraved signs from a 3rd party vendor. One day, a customer comes up to my counter.</i><b>Client:</b> …

Design

How all shirts fit me

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Humor

I am a graphic designer for a print shop and I have one client who never does anything on time. She...

<i>I am a graphic designer for a print shop and I have one client who never does anything on time. She is always coming in exactly when we close and</i> …

Graphic Design

Comics of the Week #400

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD.The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we …

Web Design