Posts Tagged ‘Freelancing’

How to get clients (and make your dreams come true)

This guest article was written by Adam Clark of Bottlerocket and our interactive developer at Brian Hoff Design. Give him a warm “hello” on Twitter while you’re at it. Ok, so I don’t really know how to make all your dreams come true. Neither do I know much about getting clients. However, I have had some success [...]

Hey Designer, get it right!

Having run my business for merely three years I’ve learned a hell of a lot of things, changed many, stumbled often and learned many new secrets along the way. Come closer to your monitor, I have another secret to share: Get it right – the first time! Clients often ask Designers if they can update [...]

What does a website cost?

Imagine asking a Real Estate company, “How much does a house cost?” Well it depends. First off, what are the essentials you need? Three bedrooms because you have two kids? Central air conditioning because you live down south? Now that we have the essentials, what are some of the less essential, yet nice features? Basement? [...]

The Present (and Future) of the Business of Design

Feels like just yesterday I was finishing college and struggling to find a job in design. Not many respectable studios were hiring and the ones were, well, less than desirable. I ended up working at Apple retail as a software and hardware trainer withering away as I grew increasingly discouraged about not landing a job [...]

Brian Hoff
About Brian Hoff: Designer, Writer and Speaker

I’m a graphic designer living in Brooklyn, New York who loves creating compelling and useful websites and memorable interactions across the web. When I’m not designing I can be found writing, speaking and occasionally part-time teaching at colleges — all on the subject of design. I started this blog to share my passion and experiences with designers and clients. I'm most active on Twitter; say hello: