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Side Gig to 6 Figs

Side Gig to 6 Figs

Break up with your job. 🥳 Starting a side gig and growing it to a 6-figure freelance gig can seem near impossible at first ... especially on your own. Here are some tips that helped shorten that journey for me.Pick a good gig. This may seem like a no-brainer, but...

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The Top Questions We Get About “Break Into Web”

The Top Questions We Get About “Break Into Web”

The members who get the MOST out of our program are usually the ones who ask the most questions - the ones who hold our feet to the fire and dare to ask the hard-nosed questions. Personally, we love it. Because at the end of the day, we only want you to join Break...

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C.R.A.P. Design Principles

Learn the C.R.A.P. Design Principles I use when designing sites: Contrast Repitition Alignment Proximity These principles, combined with great use of white space, solid typography, and powerful media (photos / video) will take your sites a long way to looking...

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Full-Time Job to Freelancing

Full-Time Job to Freelancing

There are many ways to achieve the switch from your full-time job to freelancing. For me, it was a gradual, steady build that started with me working at night and weekends (sometimes called "moonlighting"), eventually leaving my full-time job for a part-time job...

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Hardly Working from Home

In honor of Launch Day for Break Into Web, I wanted to post one of my favorite freelance videos: "Hardly Working from Home" My favorite line has to be: Change out of my sweats, into work sweats... Commute to my office, it's just 39 steps! I hope you enjoy this video...

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My Favorite Way to get New Web Design Clients

My Favorite Way to get New Web Design Clients

One of the questions I hear most from wannabe freelance web designers is... "But how would I get clients?" You guys, there are SO MANY WAYS to find clients that our Break Into Web (How to Create a 6-Figure Web Design Business) course goes into in detail, but I'm going...

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How to Transition from Graphic Design to Web Design

How to Transition from Graphic Design to Web Design

This topic is near and dear to my heart as I originally started out designing band posters and CD artwork. When the band needed a website, I figured I could try my hand at it. I never looked back. The transition was not easy though. Here are some ideas on how to make...

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Top 4 Tips for Growing a Business ‘On the Side’

Top 4 Tips for Growing a Business ‘On the Side’

Ahh, the beginning. I sometimes miss those days. The "hustle", the late nights & weekend (aka: "moonlighting"), and chasing the dream of being a fulltime freelancer. It's a magical time. It can also be a very difficult and frustrating time. Here are my top 4 tips...

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