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10 years of ux consulting

What 10 Years Of UX Consulting Has Taught Me

This week marks my 10th year in business as an independent UX consultant. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge as a freelance UX designer, here are 10 tips to help you stay afloat for the next 10 years and beyond. 1. Always Be Curious (“ABC”) Clients want and need your help. You must be […]

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How To Become A Freelance UX Consultant

If you’ve been working as a UX designer for a while, you may be thinking about becoming a freelance UX consultant. In this post I’ll share some tips on getting started and what you can expect in the early days of your ramp-up. Keep Your Day Job First and foremost, don’t quit your day job just yet. And […]

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Freelance Finance

How To Rock Your Freelance Finances In 30 Days

Feast or famine. The up and down income roller coaster. It gets old, doesn’t it? Wouldn’t it be great if your income and expenses were more consistent? If you’re a freelancer who’s tired of having too much month at the end of the money, here’s how to up your finance game and learn a proven […]

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UX Design Proposal

How To Write A UX Design Proposal

At some point in your UX design career, you may find yourself in an independent consulting role. When this happens, unless you are working through a staffing agency you’ll need to know how to land the business that pays the bills. In this post I’ll share my process of creating a UX Design proposal and give […]

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