It can be quite daunting to start out on your own, but there are a wealth of excellent resources online to assist and guide you.
The Creative Independent
On understanding your value and nurturing relationships from the amazing—but sadly now defunct—HAWRAF Studio.
Useful tips and tricks that will help you kick off the client process in the right way.
Check the legal percentage you can charge as interest for late payments in each European country.
A great article to inspire everyone to work on self learning, while growing from each project and experience.
This tool will calculate how much you'll need to earn an hour and day to meet your living expenses and desired profits after. This calculator was recommended by Sarah at aequa.
Once the work is done, payments can be the next hurdle as a freelancer. How to ensure you can afford to eat at the end of each project.
Article from one of the best platforms for design thoughts. This guide to PR is especially helpful.
Covers all the basics of what you should include in any contract you write for design services.
Looking at the history of design and unions and how freelancers can lead the way forward.
Lecture in Progress
14 creatives share some professional firsts. Including how much they were paid.