Social Media

Flat Social Media Icons Vector Pack
Flat Social Media Icons | Free Vector Pack for 2018
Flat Social Media Icons | Free Vector Pack for 2018 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Last year I arranged and uploaded a pack of vector social media icons that you can use in your design work. If you do branding-specific design like I do, you’ll often find yourself needing true vector copies of  these social logos, so I figured it would make sense to bundle them all together into a…

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Instagram: A Marketing Juggernaut for Designers
Instagram: A Marketing Juggernaut for Designers 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If there’s one hard lesson I’ve learned about standing the test of time as a freelancer, it’s that you can never rely on just one source of anything, whether it be income, clients, vendors, service providers, etc. We live in a world that never stands still — things are always changing. Businesses are opening, closing,…

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How I Make My Youtube Videos
How I Make My Youtube Videos 850 500 Nick Saporito

I get asked about this a lot in the comments section. So I figured I’d write a post outlining exactly how I make my videos for Youtube, along with what hardware and software I use (because I’m frequently asked about that as well,) so I can link this post in the description section of each…

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Facebook Ads For Freelancers: How To Get New Clients
Facebook Ads For Freelancers: How To Get New Clients 850 500 Nick Saporito

If there’s one thing I’m always in search of, it’s ways to market myself and find new design work online, even if I don’t necessarily need it at the moment. It’s an invaluable skill set to have, and given how rapidly the online landscape changes, you’ll never find yourself struggling to stay in business if…

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Using Youtube To Get Design Clients
Using Youtube To Get Design Clients 850 500 Nick Saporito

Last October I wrote a post about using Youtube to get design clients, but a lot has changed since then. My channel is now significantly bigger than it was at that time, with over 13K subscribers, over 700K total views and now averaging over 100K more views per month. So I feel compelled to follow…

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Free Social Media Icons SVG: Vector Pack for 2017
Free Social Media Icons SVG: Vector Pack for 2017 848 310 Nick Saporito

When designing promotional materials for my clients, I often find myself having to include social media handles alongside their phone number and email addresses. In the year 2016,  social media is just as much a communication tool as phone, email and web. Because of that, it’s safe to assume that you’ll be regularly using social media icons…

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Using Social Media to Develop Business Relationships
Using Social Media to Develop Business Relationships 848 310 Nick Saporito

In my freelancing guide I made a point to emphasize the importance of building ongoing business relationships with your clients and how crucial it is to building a steady, full-time income. If you want to be successful as a freelancer, you need referrals and repeat clients. No matter how well you promote, market or advertise…

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You Need to Start a Youtube Channel
You Need to Start a Youtube Channel 848 310 Nick Saporito

I haven’t been on Youtube for very long. I initially opened an account back in February of 2014 just to subscribe to and keep up with a handful of channels I liked. It wasn’t until June of this year that I decided to start creating and uploading content of my own, but in that short…

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Youtube Partner Networks: Don’t be a Sucker
Youtube Partner Networks: Don’t be a Sucker 850 310 Nick Saporito

I’ve only been on Youtube since early June of this year, but it has already been a tremendous marketing engine for me. It has brought me numerous clients whom I’ve had the pleasure of working with, in addition to making a little bit of ad revenue through Adsense. If you’re a freelancer and you’re not…

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