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The Freelancing Guide: Managing your Finances

Faye Brown, Faye Brown Designs

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9 Videos (30m)
    • Introduction to class

    • My background

    • Finding Work

    • Pricing

    • Quoting

    • Invoicing and chasing money

    • Keeping track of your accounts

    • Downtime

    • Final message


About This Class


The Freelancing Guide: Managing your finances will take you step by step through the process of pricing you work, quoting, invoicing and keep on top of your accounts. As creative people dealing with the financial side of our business can occasionally seem like a job you'd rather not have to deal with! But managing your money doesn't have to be a headache if you take a few simple steps through-out the year to keep on top of your profits. 

I will talk you through a few of the mistakes I've made in my years of freelancing and hopefully you can avoid doing the same! 

This class is for all of you who work for yourselves, run your own businesses or freelance... it's perfect for designers, illustrators, photographers, animators and artists. It will also provide any of you running your own shops with some helpful tips to managing your money. 

63 of 66 students recommendSee All

This class was quite helpful for me. It gave me a general overview of the administrative responsibilities of a freelance artist. I am currently making the transition from a more traditional field to working as a freelance artist.
Very good general overview... simple, concrete.
Great information, and not too daunting for a beginning freelancer. Great advice about keeping up with the receipts / bookkeeping on a regular basis. Thanks, Faye!
Fren Andersen

Graphic Designer, artist, & lifelong learner





Faye Brown

Faye Brown Designs

Hey Everyone! Thank you for checking out my classes here on Skillshare. I'm a designer and animator living in the English countryside with my young family. After completing a Graphic Design degree in Bournemouth, I started my career working in London in motion graphics designing and art directing title sequences for TV and film. 10 years later I decided it was time to go freelance, shortly before we started our family.

These days I work on a variety of project...

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