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(Case Study) Convincing Clients To Budget For Your Service

Andthen is a futures research and strategy consultancy studio based in Glasgow. We wanted to learn what futures research is, and how to convince clients to budget for something they may not understand. Jack sat down with designer and director of Andthen, Santini Basra, to find out.

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(Case Study) Transitioning From Agency Work To Freelance

Earlier this year Graham was working at an agency as a designer. Wanting more flexibility he took the plunge into freelancing. I say take the plunge, but after speaking with Graham it’s clear he did a lot of research about going freelance. We asked Graham how he transitioned from agency work to freelance.

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(Case Study) Building A Freelance Business With A Chronic Illness

Meet two of Jack’s customers; Katherine Cory and Rachel Shillcock. Both Katherine and Rachel are freelance designers with chronic illnesses. Katherine has chronic fatigue syndrome and Rachel has hypermobility syndrome.

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(Case Study) Going Freelance And Finding Clients After Redundancy

Martin Bean, a web developer based in Newcastle, was working for a legal services comparison site when he was made redundant. On Thursday he was feeling secure in his job. By Monday he was looking for freelance work (and sorting his business insurance!).

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(Case Study) The Side Project That Became A Best-Selling App

Mindfulness Everywhere combines meditation mindfulness with design and technology. Under the Mindfulness Everywhere umbrella is a book, This is Happening, two apps and a physical product, Cards for Mindfulness. Jack sat down with founder, Rohan, to talk about validating product ideas and how his best-selling app, Buddhify, started as a side project.

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(Case Study) Mikleo On Curating An Amazing Portfolio

Mikleo is a remote design and research team—and one of Jack’s customers! Jack sat down with one half of Mikleo, Cassius Kiani, to chat working remotely, finding a business partner, and how a solid Dribbble portfolio has helped them win clients.

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