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Win chargeback disputes as a freelancer
How To Win Chargeback Disputes As A Freelancer
How To Win Chargeback Disputes As A Freelancer 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you’ve ever had a relationship with a client turn south, chances are you’ve found yourself in a chargeback dispute . In this post I’ll be going over how you can win chargeback disputes as a freelancer and be paid for the work that you did (as long as you didn’t commit fraud.) What Are…

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Logo design price sheet template
Logo Design Price Sheet Template | Free PDF for Designers
Logo Design Price Sheet Template | Free PDF for Designers 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be sharing a free template for the logo design price sheet that I send to potential clients. This is an incredibly useful and valuable tool that I’ve been using for the past few years, and I’m certain it has added tens of thousands of dollars to my income over the years…

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Why a virtual office is worth it
Why A Virtual Office Is Worth It If You’re A Freelancer
Why A Virtual Office Is Worth It If You’re A Freelancer 1024 602 Nick Saporito

On the surface it may seem like the only purpose a virtual office serves is the vanity of looking larger and more influential than you really are, but that’s not the only benefit, and it’s certainly not why I currently use one. Simply put, a virtual office is worth it if you don’t want your…

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Making six figures as a graphic designer
How I Built A Six Figure Graphic Design Business in 4 Years
How I Built A Six Figure Graphic Design Business in 4 Years 1024 602 Nick Saporito

When you think of professions that pay in the range of six figure yearly earnings, graphic design typically doesn’t come to mind. In fact, the average graphic designer in America makes roughly $43,507 per year. Making six figures as a graphic designer means doubling that and then some. It’s an ambitious goal, and it’s a…

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How much to charge a friend for a logo
How Much To Charge A Friend For A Logo Design
How Much To Charge A Friend For A Logo Design 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you offer your design services on a freelance basis for long enough, you’re eventually going to run into a situation where a friend or family member wants you to design something for them. Knowing how much to charge a friend for a logo is a tricky conundrum, and it’s something I’ve been through myself.…

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The problem with 99Designs
The Problem with 99Designs | Ordering Steak At a Buffet
The Problem with 99Designs | Ordering Steak At a Buffet 1024 602 Nick Saporito

I recently had a potential client reach out to me and ask how my logo design services compare to those of 99Designs. It’s a good question that any rational person in the market for a logo would ask. My reply was lengthy enough that I realized it would make for a good blog entry if…

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Graphic design questions and answers
Graphic Design Q&A: Thoughts on Affinity, Client Perceptions of Open Source software, + More
Graphic Design Q&A: Thoughts on Affinity, Client Perceptions of Open Source software, + More 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Today I’ll be answering some design-related questions posed by followers of the Logos By Nick Youtube channel. This is something I did a month or so back and it got a great response on Youtube, so I figured I’d do another one. The video at the top of the page contains all of the questions…

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Logo design invoice template
Logo Design Invoice Template | Free Editable PDF
Logo Design Invoice Template | Free Editable PDF 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In this post I’ll be sharing my logo design invoice template in a variety of editable formats that you can alter and use yourself! Simply remove my contact info and add your own. Payment processing services like PayPal and Square offer invoicing capabilities for you to collect payment from your clients, but sometimes your client…

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Starting an LLC as an artist
Starting an LLC as an Artist | My Experience with Incfile 2018
Starting an LLC as an Artist | My Experience with Incfile 2018 1024 602 Nick Saporito

I’ve been in business as a freelance designer since 2011, but I always did business under my own name. In 2016 I decided it was time to start an LLC for Logos By Nick. Starting an LLC as an artist was one of the wisest decisions I’ve made throughout my career, and Incfile did an excellent job…

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Payhip experience
My Payhip Experience As A Seller – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
My Payhip Experience As A Seller – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Of all the ways of monetizing blog content, my favorite method is to create and sell digital products like learning materials and design templates. I’ve found that it’s extraordinarily more profitable than running ads from networks like AdSense, and self-made products convert at a much higher rate than an affiliate product that someone else created. The service…

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