Face it, you love Pinterest. Well it turns out you’re alone. The company recently acquired $225 million in venture capital, which brings its market value to a whopping $3.8 billion. The pinterrific social network is gaining so much speed – in value and in traffic – that it has far surpassed analysts’ projections. Check out some updates in our post and see how you can take advantage of them in the new year!
Did you achieve all the goals you set into place for the year? The reason it is so important to reflect is so you can learn from any mistakes and apply new goals and plans to ensure a more successful New Year. So if you have been thinking about jumping into the virtual realm to replace your existing income or to create one online, you seriously need to buckle down and do some research. Luckily with all of the resources on this site we make it pretty easy for you to get started! Do you have any advice from your own virtual experiences to share with our readers that are seriously considering making this change?
If you are considering taking this path make sure you know how to run the show. You will be expected to take charge, trouble shoot and solve problems and complete tasks by their deadlines all on your own. While you won’t have a whole company to fall back on you will be able to tweak and change things as desired to make your operation run smoothly. Are you seriously considering taking this step in 2014? Why?
Does anyone still make New Years Resolutions and actually carry them out anymore? Regardless if you are one of the 10% of people who actually do follow through or the part of the larger offending percentage, everyone should always be open to advice. It is worth every minute spent to check out our different lists of tips and advice for newbies to ensure a successful year in marketing yourself. Can you add anything else from your new experiences as a graphic or web designer?
Many freelance designers starting out can get quickly overwhelmed by taking on too much work or working with the wrong clients. Also, taxes can be up to 30% for the self employed, so make sure you take the time to figure out how much you should be putting away on every job or you will have a not so nice surprise for the new year. What other important tips were left out that you feel every newbie freelancer should know?