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5 essential books that every creative freelancer must read

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5 essential books that every creative freelancer must read

by Wishu
26 August 2020

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๐˜๐˜ง ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ๐˜ด, ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฌ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ๐˜ด’ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฑ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ยฃ2!

Whether you’re stuck in a 9 to 5 routine which isnโ€™t inspiring you or engaging your creativity, don’t know how to handle your finances, or need some advice on how to get your name heardโ€ฆ these books will help!

๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™ค๐™  1:

๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜†, ๐——๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ป ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ
Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Starting and Running a Successful Design Business by David Airey

Book 1: ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜†, ๐——๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ป ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ
Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Starting and Running a Successful Design Business by David Airey

๐—ข๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„: Logo Design and international designer David Airey gets down to all the core questions that youโ€™ve been too afraid to ask. From the starting point โ€˜๐™ƒ๐™ค๐™ฌ ๐™™๐™ค ๐™„ ๐™›๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ฌ ๐™˜๐™ก๐™ž๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™จ?โ€™ to the trickier question of โ€˜๐™ƒ๐™ค๐™ฌ ๐™ข๐™ช๐™˜๐™ ๐™จ๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™ก๐™™ ๐™„ ๐™˜๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™œ๐™š ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ข๐™ฎ ๐™™๐™š๐™จ๐™ž๐™œ๐™ฃ ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ ?โ€™ Work for Money, Design for Love gives comprehensive answers that will help any freelance designer just starting out.

๐™‚๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™ค๐™ค๐™  โ†’ here

๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™ค๐™  2:

๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—œ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป
Overcoming Obstacles Between Vision and Reality by Scott Belsky

Book 2: ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—œ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป
Overcoming Obstacles Between Vision and Reality by Scott Belsky

๐—ข๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„: This book will offer some inspirationโ€ฆ Inspired by Thomas Edisonโ€™s famous quote that genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration, Scott Belsky has collected hundreds of interviews from the most productive creative people and teams all around the world. Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming Obstacles Between Vision and Reality is explicitly aimed at what he terms โ€˜๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€โ€™ โ€“ those who make their visions a reality.

๐™‚๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™ค๐™ค๐™  โ†’ here

๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™ค๐™  3:

๐——๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—š๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต
Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

Book 3: ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—š๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต
Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

๐—ข๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„: Less of a tips book and more of an inspiring read, Malcolm Gladwell chronicles the David and Goliath complex in David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, providing valuable insight into your our potential. The book turns what you consider advantages and disadvantages on their head, showing that even when the odds seem stacked against you, they could work in your favour and lead to success.

๐™‚๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™ค๐™ค๐™  โ†’ here

๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™ค๐™  4:

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟโ€™๐˜€ ๐—•๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ
Everything You Need To Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams on Your Terms by Sara Horowitz

Book 4: ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฟโ€™๐˜€ ๐—•๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ
Everything You Need To Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams on Your Terms by Sara Horowitz

๐—ข๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„: Just like it says on the title, The Freelancer’s Bible gives you everything you need to know about freelancing. From the founder of Freelancers Union, the guidebook is a comprehensive road map and reference to help kick start your independent career.

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๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™ค๐™  5:

๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ, ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ฐ.
The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business by Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho

Book 5: ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ, ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ฐ.
The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business by Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho

๐—ข๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„: This classic book for freelancers has it all, offering words of wisdom to all types of creatives, whether you specialise in illustration, photography, graphic design, animation or anything else. Creative, Inc: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business explains how to create a standout portfolio that people wonโ€™t ignore, as well as how to navigate some of the complicated legal issues of starting a business.

๐™‚๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™ค๐™ค๐™  โ†’ here



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