The Profitable Graphic Designer

Kady Sandel

Welcome to The Profitable Graphic Designer Podcast. My name is Kady Sandel, and this podcast was brought to you by Aventive Academy – an online business education platform that helps brand, graphic, and web designers get more clients, increase their pricing, and build a profitable design business. You can find out more about starting and growing your freelance design business at aventiveacademy.com

19 Being Yourself in Your Design Business with Destiny Washington
Jul 26 2022
19 Being Yourself in Your Design Business with Destiny Washington
Have you ever tried so hard to seem “professional” for your freelance clients that you no longer felt like yourself? Is your content feeling stagnant and boring? In today’s episode, brand strategist & guest expert Destiny Washington sits down with Kady for an incredible conversation about how to let your authentic voice & personality shine through in your freelance design business! Learn how to make more money by bringing your whole self to your design projects, and our top tips to build trust with your audience by embracing (and sharing!) your values & personality quirks. By the end of this episode, you will feel inspired by your freelance business again and have actionable next steps to attract more clients by being yourself. About Destiny Washington: Destiny Washington is the founder and brand strategist of Laurice Creative. She specializes in building authentic mission-focused brands for arts non-profits. Laurice Creative was born out of a necessity of creative freedom and unabashed belief in one’s own ability. Destiny proudly built this business with limited means and a larger vision - library cards and "digital nomad" moodboards. After 3 years, she has built a thorough branding and social media strategy system that was created and fine-tuned working collaboratively with non-profit and creative-based clients. Learn more at www.laurice.studio and follow Destiny on Instagram at @lauricecreative Resources: Want to sign a $12k graphic, brand, or web design client? Join our free 5-day $12k client challenge here! Connect with us on Instagram @aventiveacademy Our Aventive Academy programs help designers sign better clients, make more money, and grow their freelance businesses so they can have the freedom and cash they desire. Join us at aventiveacademy.com
16 How to Get Freelance Clients on Social Media with Dot Lung
Jul 5 2022
16 How to Get Freelance Clients on Social Media with Dot Lung
In this episode, guest expert Dot Lung joins Kady Sandel to share how freelance brand, web, and graphic designers can leverage social media to attract high-paying clients. Tired of getting a smattering of likes on your posts, but no $10k clients in your inbox? Learn the top mistakes designers make on social media, and how you can fix them to make more money in your design business! We also show you how to grow your following through collaborations, pick the right platforms, and convert your followers into paying freelance clients. About Dot Lung: Dot Lung is a Los Angeles native that has travelled the world working on different social media campaigns. Dot is short for Dorothy, and Lung is Mandarin for dragons. Taking on the moniker of Mother of Dragons, she has helped her clients build social media empires. Through her interest in human behavior and knowledge of all things social, Lung aims to empower creative people to make digital magic, build a future together, and get their work seen. Learn more at www.dotlung.com and follow Dot at instagram.com/dotlung. Resources: Want to sign a $12k graphic, brand, or web design client? Join our free 5-day $12k client challenge here! Connect with us on Instagram @aventiveacademy Our Aventive Academy programs help designers sign better clients, make more money, and grow their freelance businesses so they can have the freedom and cash they desire. Join us at aventiveacademy.com