Become a Better Graphic Designer

Bonsai's all-in-one product suite with smart automation lets you focus on your passion, not your paperwork

Resource Hub
Rates
Resource Hub
Freelance Rates

Building a Graphic Design Portfolio

15
Min Read

1099 Deductions for Independent Contractors

19
Min Read

Do LLCs Get 1099s?

8
Min Read

When Are 1099s Due?

7
Min Read

Do You Have to File a 1099 Under $600?

12
Min Read

How to Avoid Paying Taxes on Your 1099

10
Min Read

Find Freelance Clients Using Social Media

8
Min Read

How to create a digital signature in Adobe

8
Min Read

What is a wet signature?

8
Min Read

How to Get Into Photography

14
Min Read

How to Digitally Sign a PDF

9
Min Read

How to Bill for Consulting Services

10
Min Read

How to Make an Invoice

9
Min Read

How to Start a Web Design Business

8
Min Read

6 Social Media Marketing Tips for 2021

6
Min Read

Is a verbal contract legally binding?

8
Min Read

How to sign a contract

11
Min Read

5 Social Security tips all freelancers ought to know

7
Min Read

Home office tax deductions: the guide for freelancers

9
Min Read

Schedule C instructions: How to file in 10 simple steps

9
Min Read

How to write an agreement letter in 4 simple steps

7
Min Read

What is the difference between 1099 income and W2 income?

3
Min Read

Estimated taxes - quarterly vs annual

1
Min Read

Do you need to pay quarterly estimated taxes (QET)?

3
Min Read

How to write a contract in 12 easy steps

9
Min Read

10 Xero alternatives and competitors in 2020

7
Min Read

10 Zoho alternatives and competitors in 2020

10
Min Read

Proposal vs quote explained: 5 must-know facts

7
Min Read

How to write a work proposal in 6 simple steps

8
Min Read

How to write invoice emails that get paid fast (and 4 templates)

7
Min Read

How to draft a freelance contract in 9 simple steps

6
Min Read

How to review a freelance client contract in 7 steps

6
Min Read

5 invoice thank you message ideas for retaining clients

7
Min Read

10 great Dubsado alternatives for your freelance business

6
Min Read

HoneyBook vs 17hats: a back-to-back comparison

5
Min Read

Wave vs Xero: a detailed comparison

5
Min Read

How to be a good photographer in 23 bitesize tips

7
Min Read

How to improve coding skills: 15 things you can do today

8
Min Read

How to make the best UX designer portfolio (25 examples)

8
Min Read

How to write a winning photographer bio in just 6 steps

8
Min Read

5 things you must know about filing taxes as a freelancer

8
Min Read

35 freelance tax deductions you should claim starting today

10
Min Read

The major differences between UX and UI (& how to use them)

7
Min Read

How to illustrate for a (good) living in 5 steps

7
Min Read

Taxes on consulting fees explained: 6 must-know facts

8
Min Read

1099 tax form explained: 7 must-know facts about the 1099 form

8
Min Read

How to pay taxes as a freelancer explained (5 steps)

7
Min Read

40 types of freelance photographers - which one are you?

14
Min Read

How to write a winning pitch in 9 easy steps

7
Min Read

10 steps to mastering design feedback as a freelancer

7
Min Read

The 35 best tools for graphic designers & web designers

17
Min Read

10 cold email strategies to secure more freelance jobs

7
Min Read

6 steps to writing an event proposal that clients love

7
Min Read

Writing budgets as a freelancer: The complete guide

7
Min Read

How to write payment reminder emails to freelance clients

4
Min Read

The 5-step guide to mastering how you respond to an RFP

7
Min Read

11 tips on firing freelance clients (and 3 sample letters)

7
Min Read

Why some creatives rake in big freelance clients while you're always stuck looking for work

6
Min Read

7-step guide for negotiating contracts with freelance clients

8
Min Read

Get your invoicing terms right - the 9 step ultimate guide

8
Min Read

7 mistakes to avoid when cold-pitching freelance clients

7
Min Read

The guide to health insurance for freelancers (8 options)

7
Min Read

7 unknowns behind billable expense income for freelancers

8
Min Read

5 things you ought to know about spec work (and a case study)

13
Min Read

What is a creative agency? 12 reasons and signs to start one

7
Min Read

How to build your freelance portfolio website (10 step guide)

7
Min Read

What is a creative brief? 4 key things you ought to know

9
Min Read

23 best web apps and tools for freelancers (in 5 categories)

11
Min Read

9 tips and tricks for dealing with difficult clients

8
Min Read

Automate your Bonsai workflow with Zapier

2
Min Read

When, why, and how to time block: a 6 step guide for freelancers

8
Min Read

How to make a timesheet in Excel using 2 easy formulas

7
Min Read

7 steps to launching your digital marketing agency

8
Min Read

What is a timesheet? 4 things you need to know

7
Min Read

5 tips on writing invoices for freelance work

7
Min Read

100 freelance tips and tricks from top freelancers

25
Min Read

How often do freelancers get paid late? It depends if you’re a woman or man

5
Min Read

12 essential skills for a freelance social media manager

7
Min Read

How to plan for retirement on a freelance income (5 options)

7
Min Read

What are the highest paid freelance jobs? 8 to choose from

7
Min Read

8 best tax and accounting software for self-employed & freelancers

8
Min Read

Freelance bookkeeping: 8 step recipe for success

7
Min Read

Form 1040 instructions for freelancers (7 step guide)

7
Min Read

Structuring your freelance business: sole proprietorship vs. LLC

7
Min Read

The freelancer’s guide to retainer agreements in just 7 steps

14
Min Read

PayPal fees for receiving money: are they worth it?

7
Min Read

Get the Facts about the Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction

7
Min Read

W9 tax form explained: 7 must-know facts and how to fill it in

8
Min Read

30+ self-employed tax deductions you should know

8
Min Read

How Webflow Helps Freelance Designers and Developers Earn More

5
Min Read

How to become a successful freelancer (5-step guide)

7
Min Read

What's a freelance management system (FMS)?

5
Min Read

6 Tips That Every New Freelancer Should Know

5
Min Read

What To Include in Your Freelance Contracts

6
Min Read

Avoiding Isolation as a Freelancer

3
Min Read

The 5 step guide to better time management for freelancers

10
Min Read

5 personal finance tips for freelancers ought to know

5
Min Read