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Discussion in 'Introduction Forum:' started by Inspired, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. Inspired

    Inspired New Member


    I've just joined here and thought I'd better say hello.

    I'm currently on maternity leave from my work but don't intend going back! I'm hoping I can build my freelance graphic design so I can still earn money from home.

    If any of you have done this yourself and have any handy tips they'd be appreciated :)

    Suzi :icon_smile:
  2. Stationery Direct

    Stationery Direct Administrator Staff Member

    Hey Suzi

    Welcome to the Graphic Design Forums.

    Good to have you here. :icon_thumbup:


  3. Mercy Design

    Mercy Design Member

    Hi Suzi,
    Congrats on the baby & welcome to the world of flexible working!
    The only piece of advice you need at the moment is to not stop working, i know it sounds a bit mental but you need to keep your portfolio and your skills as fresh as possible. Allocate yourself some time every day to work on an idea or learn a new skill. You'll find that once you've set yourself a few daily tasks, you'll quickly form a mum routine to make it happen, which is as beneficial for the baby as it is for you.

    working for yourself is idea when you're a mum- good luck, you'll love it!
    Mercy : Design Agency, Literature & Arts Collective : London / Liverpool : UK
  4. JMCDesigner

    JMCDesigner Member

    In order of importance:

    3-graphic design

    Without the first two you cant do any graphic design
  5. Oranjelibertine

    Oranjelibertine New Member

    Thanks JMC design, I'll remember that.

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