Designers Blog

Artisan Talent’s designers blog offers a captivating look at the freelance creative and digital marketing industries—with blogs written by insiders who know the business.

Guest Blog: Final Thoughts on Marketing with GA

04/06/2017

This is week 5 of Changing Course to a Career in Marketing: Back in the Saddle by Guest Blogger and Artisan Talent Sarah Antao. Get up to date with her first post here, then read on to learn her final thoughts on General Assembly's marketing class.

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Can I Deduct That? Tax Time for Freelancers

04/04/2017

It's tax time for freelancers!

Freelancing is awesome. That is – right up until it comes time to file your taxes. If this is your first year freelancing, you may not realize that you are going to be taxed two times. What we mean is that your freelance work counts as personal income on your taxes. But you are also in business for yourself, and so you are charged a payroll tax.

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Artisan Sponsored Event: A Day in the Life of a UX Designer

04/03/2017

After the success of our General Assembly + Artisan Denver event, we're proud to be sponsoring another UX themed event, this time in Chicago!

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Ask A Recruiter: Does My Resume Need a Photo?

03/21/2017

Welcome to our new series Ask a Recruiter! Our Denver Creative Talent Representative Lauren Ray will be answering your burning questions related to job hunting, resume submission, portfolios and more.

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Ask A Recruiter: When Will I Hear From You?

03/19/2017

Welcome to our new series Ask a Recruiter! Our Denver Creative Talent Representative Lauren Ray will be answering your burning questions related to job hunting, resume submission, portfolios and more.

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Guest Blog: Back to School In Marketing

03/16/2017

 

This is week 2 of Changing Course to a Career in Marketing: Back in the Saddle by Guest Blogger and Artisan Talent Sarah Antao. Get up to date with her first post here.

If there's one thing that became very obvious to me this week, it's that I haven't been a student in a long time. Granted, this course isn't like going back to grad school or even taking General Assembly's longer running classes. But I could still feel the "back to school" jitters in my stomach.

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Guest Blog: Changing Course to a Career in Marketing

03/09/2017

Ever wanted to change course and try out a new career? One of our fabulous talents is doing just that! Follow Sarah Antao on her journey toward becoming a Digital Marketing Professional.

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Sad Stats: Why You Should Take Your Vacation Days

03/07/2017

Take Two Vacation Days and DON’T Call Me in the Morning – Here's Why You Should Use Your PTO.

Do you know the one thing that American workers are really bad at? Taking time off. It’s an epidemic. What’s going on out there?

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New City, New Job: How to Find Employment After a Big Move

03/02/2017

It's the chicken or the egg. Should you find a job and then move to a new city, or move to a new place and then look for employment? If you’ve ever done the latter, you’ve probably learned it can make the job hunt harder when you’re navigating a career path in an unfamiliar landscape.

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What to Know Before You Go: Transitioning From Full-time to Freelance

02/21/2017

Doesn’t being your own boss and working when you want to sound like a dream job? How about working from home in your pajamas? All these perks can be yours if you dump your full-time job to start freelancing.

How does having to sell yourself to get more gigs sound? Can you stay organized enough to juggle billing along with the work itself? What if you get sick? How will you get paid? Do you know how much to put away to prepare for taxes?

In a nutshell, these are some of the pros and cons of freelancing. Before you leave your full-time job and go full-time to freelance, let’s delve into more detail about the biggest benefits and challenges of the freelance lifestyle and figure out what you can do to prepare to take the plunge.

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At Artisan Talent, we know that our clients and our freelancers are busy professionals who do not have enough time in the workday. As such, we wanted to create a blog where it is possible to get the scoop on all aspects of hiring web design, development, content creation and digital marketing in one place. We do not stop at that; we go the extra mile to make sure every post is useful, easy-to-understand and even enjoyable to read.

Stay up-to-date with what is happening in the world of design and marketing and learn how each innovation impacts the way companies, employees, and freelancers work together. Check out the latest posts and follow Artisan’s designers blog. Our talented bloggers scour the web to keep you up to date with the latest techniques and happenings in all areas of digital marketing and design. Plus, Artisan provides winning strategies to help clients and freelancers connect and work together for the common good.

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