7 top tips for starting your own business

Theolin's Agency Dogs

If you feel it's time to start something new, you'll want to be prepared. Whether you've been freelancing and want something more concrete or you've been working in-house and want to try out something else, any new business venture comes with pitfalls.

How do you know when the time is right? Should you jump in feet first or plan carefully? If you’ve been wondering how you can take your freelance career to the next level, the good news is you’re not alone. We have spoken to design professionals on the ground who have found success in starting their own businesses, and streamlined their wisdom into seven great tips to alleviate your concern and set you on the path to becoming the boss of your brand new business. 

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Founder & director of Inkygoodness, Lisa is a published writer and arts journalist, focusing on creative business, graphic art and illustration and design education. Her words have appeared in Computer Arts magazine, Creative Bloq, Digital Arts and IdN.