New week new shares, this is our teams’ top book picks for a Creative Freelancer who is looking to upskill, optimise their freelance business approach, learn more about client acquisition and marketing.
P.s. If you’re getting any of these great books, please buy used books that are 50-80% cheaper and better for the environment.
Do the Work: Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way
by Steven Pressfield
Do the Work is a road map designed to help you chart a course, start, and finish any type of work. This book will help you complete important projects whether you’re a writer, developer, graphic designer, artist, or project manager.
Stop Thinking Like a Freelancer: The Evolution of a $1m Web Designer
by Liam Veitch
Veitch teaches you how to grow your online presence, change your mindset, and repel toxic clients as you stabilize and scale your business. Freelance professionals who want to grow beyond here-and-now thinking will benefit from this book.
Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World
by J.Kelly Hoey
Hoey takes a deep dive into how to build and leverage your network to help you achieve your goals.
Work for Money, Design for Love
by David Airey
Work for Money, Design for Love is a true creative person’s guide outlining how you should approach design work. It teaches you how to separate the two common aspects of freelancing: the craft(design) and the business(taxes, clients, contracts).