Starting Your Career as a Freelance Web Designer

Break out of the cubicle and gain the business savvy you need to launch your own freelance web design business with Starting Your Career as a Freelance Web Designer! Written by seasoned pro Neil Tortorella, this book guides web designers step-by-step down the path to success and helps them avoid common pitfalls. Jam-packed with practical know-how, this book also contains the wisdom and advice of noted industry authorities and business leaders. Readers will learn how to draft a solid business plan, negotiate contracts, manage time and money, deal with taxes, manage projects and clients, determine rates, and create winning proposals.

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By Chad (Zeeland, MI) · ★★★★★ · September 23, 2012
I’m starting to freelance as a part-time web designer, so this book was exactly what I needed. It addresses all areas of freelance web design, including the design process, rates and billing, contracts, insurance, client relations, and marketing. Tortorella emphasizes the importance of planning a... ...more
By Linda (Winona, MN) · ★★★★★ · July 25, 2014
Break out of the cubicle and gain the business savvy you need to launch your own freelance web design business with Starting Your Career as a Freelance Web Designer! Written by seasoned pro Neil Tortorella, this book guides web designers step-by-step down the path to success and helps them avoid... ...more
By Kylara (Woodstock, ON, Canada) · ★★★★☆ · January 11, 2012
I found this book to be extremely helpful. It made me think about steps of the freelance business that I had not even thought of. If you plan on starting a web design business, this book is a great beginner book to make you think and help you prepare for you journey in freelancing. ...more