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I’ve created resources to help you through the toughest parts of the design process. Most of these have supporting articles to help you apply what you learn.

FREE DOWNLOAD! For designers and freelancers, initial consult calls are an opportunity to talk candidly with a potential client. These are not be confused with already-committed-to-the-project strategy calls. Not sure how to setup an initial consult call or what to ask? Click through to grab my free cheatsheet AND learn exactly what to say and do to make your consult calls more effective. Click through for more designer resources!
FREE DOWNLOAD! Designers and freelancers, are your design projects not going the way you planned? I’ve mapped out, in detail, my entire design process for you. Use it to create your own client design process. Click through to grab the design process master checklist just for freelance graphic and web designers. Click through for more designer resources!
Are you a web or graphic designer caught in unproductive revision cycles or projects that take too long? Streamline your design process and avoid unproductive revision cycles & get to the perfect design faster with communication and feedback tips for designers. Grab your free copy of Client Feedback Scripts. Click through for more designer resources!
Clients nitpicking or unhappy with your design? You CAN simplify your design process down to one concept and one set of revisions. Designers and freelancers, read more about how I streamlined my own process. Your freelance graphic and web design projects can become the culmination of collaborative work with your client, rather than rounds of out of control revisions. Grab your free client intake / brand questionnaire cheatsheet. Click through for more designer resources!
As a designer for over 25 years, I’ve honed my skills by observing, learning by replication, practice and listening to feedback. Use this same observation process and FREE WORKSHEET to help you create a spot-on Pinterest mood board. Click through for more designer resources!
Consult Call Cheatsheet

Consult Call Cheatsheet

Initial consult calls are an opportunity to talk candidly with a potential client. Use this cheatsheet to learn exactly what to say to make your consult calls more effective.

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Design Process Checklist

Design Process Checklist

I’ve mapped out my entire process in a printable checklist. Save yourself a lot of time and your clients a lot of frustration by establishing a simple design process.

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Feedback Scripts

Feedback Scripts

Avoid unproductive revision cycles and get to the perfect design faster. Use these scripts to specifically ask for feedback that will get you there!

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Income Goal Worksheet

Income Goal Worksheet

Meet your income goals, whether it’s $1k per month, or $20k per month. Use this worksheet to create packages and offerings that work for YOU and attract the clients you most want to work with.

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Client Intake Cheatsheet

Client Intake Cheatsheet

It took a couple years to create a project or client intake whose answers produced the information I really needed for the project. Craft your own client intake to get insight into the structure and styling of your client’s future website.

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Brand Personality Worksheet

Brand Personality Worksheet

When working with clients, I start by choosing 4-6 words, but not just any words! I would encourage you to integrate this exercise into your client process to give you a springboard for your client’s visual brand.

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Spot-On Pinterest Mood Board

Spot-On Pinterest Mood Board

Use this worksheet to curate the perfect brand inspiration, applying the same process of observation, replication and practice I use in my design process.

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Case Study Questions

Case Study Questions

Use this simple, but concise set of case study questions to help you get started telling the story of your work.

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Portfolio Assets Checklist

Portfolio Assets Checklist

Save time and gather what you need for your portfolio as part of the launch process, even if you don’t update your portfolio right away. Add this list to your launch checklist!

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