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Year in Review: Year 2 as a Full-Time Freelancer

Year in Review: Year 2 as a Full-Time Freelancer

It's been about a year since I published Year in Review: Highs and Lows of Freelancing-Full Time (in October 2019). In this vulnerable post, I shared a month-to-month breakdown of the good, the bad, and the ugly of my first year as a full-time freelance brand and web...

Stress relief tips for freelancers during coronavirus

Stress relief tips for freelancers during coronavirus

Stress relief is on my mind a lot these days. As of this writing, we're concluding week 5 of quarantine here in Brooklyn. And the end is still not in sight. In the past 5 weeks, I've journeyed from disbelief to fear to worry and finally to acceptance. The whole...

Year in Review: Highs and Lows of Freelancing Full-Time

Year in Review: Highs and Lows of Freelancing Full-Time

Fair warning: I'm going to get a little vulnerable in this post. I can't believe I've been freelancing full-time for a full year as of September. It's been a crazy journey with some high highs and low lows. There were many moments where I thought to myself, "WTF am I...

22 essential small business tools and resources

22 essential small business tools and resources

Last updated: March 27, 2020 They say it takes a village to raise a child. I think the same could be said of starting a business. Except, in the online business world, the village is the Internet with its plethora of tools, resources, and software. Pretty much all the...

How to Write a Winning Project Proposal

How to Write a Winning Project Proposal

Good news--your dream client has expressed interest in working with you! It's a wonderful feeling. At this point they've likely reviewed your website, portfolio, and pricing, if available. They liked what they saw and are ready to take the next step. Time to...

How to stay organized and productive as a freelancer

How to stay organized and productive as a freelancer

It goes without saying that freelancing and self-employment require a whole new level of organization and discipline. If you're used to answering to others and working on someone else's schedule, transitioning to an independent career is not as easy or intuitive as it...

Steph Corrigan Design Blogger

Meet the BLOGGER

Hi, I'm Steph! I'm the owner and wearer-of-many-hats of Steph Corrigan Design, a boutique creative studio specializing in strategic branding and web design for small businesses.

I’m here to break down everything you’ve been wondering about when it comes to starting and scaling an online business in the most aligned way possible. From branding basics to tried-and-true marketing strategies, you’ll get my unfiltered thoughts and advice on how to make your brand stand out.

If you ever want to ask me a question or simply say hello, please feel free to slide into my DM's on Instagram!

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