Happy Fourth of July to Our U.S. Readers

It's a holiday in the U.S., so some of us are taking the day off. We'll be spending time with friends and family and taking part in other holiday activities. We hope you're having a good day too. However, if you're in the mood to learn more about freelancing today I've picked out some popular recent posts that you might have missed. Some of our most popular posts (in no particular order) in the past few … [Read more...]

Thank-you to Our June Advertisers

It's summer and it's hot outside, but some of our advertiser's products are even hotter. :) We'd like to encourage you to explore the offerings from the high-quality companies supporting the Freelance Folder blog. It’s the support of these advertisers that allows us to provide you with great information year-round. We definitely recommend checking them out. … [Read more...]

MediaLoot Freebie: HTML5 Admin Template

Our sister-site MediaLoot has released a new freebie that might be useful for any developers in the audience. The resource is a hand-coded HTML5 + CSS3 Admin Template that's perfect for the control panel or dashboard your next theme. It comes integrated with hundreds of styles and a few nifty jQuery additions to make things a bit more dynamic. You can find the full details, preview images, and the download … [Read more...]

MediaLoot’s First Birthday — Get Your Free Stuff Here!

Our sister-site MediaLoot has just turned one year old! In celebration of this first birthday they are giving out tons of free design resources and other valuables. If you're feeling lucky, you might be one of the few who win a one-year premium membership. If not, they are plenty of freebies that are available for anyone without the need to enter a contest or anything :-) Find Out More Here → … [Read more...]

Thank-You to Our March Advertisers

It's March. Winter is nearly over and spring is just around the corner. With the advent of spring comes the chance for spring cleaning. It's the perfect time to do some spring cleaning for your freelancing business. Spring cleaning that could include upgrading your business apps to some powerful new programs that really work--programs like those offered by our advertisers. Each day our writers and guest … [Read more...]

Version 1.2 of The Client Machine is Here!

[tweetmeme] Today, we're happy to announce the new version of The Client Machine, version 1.2. It's our second update to the theme, and it makes The Client Machine much more stable and useful than ever before. We have two new huge features in this release, which are brought to you with the help of numerous Client Machine users who provided feedback and some direct code: Child Theme Support and a blank … [Read more...]

Are Freelancing Expectations Keeping You from Your Ultimate Success?

No matter what your freelancing specialty is, I think it's fair to say that we all entered freelancing with a certain set of expectations. Of course, your expectations were most likely different mine. If you've been freelancing for any significant length of time, you probably already realize that there are some differences between your expectations before you were a freelancer and your actual experience as a … [Read more...]

Thank-You to Our February Advertisers

It may be wintry and cold outside, but things are just heating up at Freelance Folder. Each day our writers and guest authors strive to bring you the best information for freelancers--something that the high-quality companies supporting the Freelance Folder blog allows us to do. It’s the support of these companies that allows us to provide you with great information year-round. Our advertisers provide … [Read more...]

Introducing Graphite: A Free WordPress Portfolio Theme

Our friends at MediaLoot have released a new free Wordpress theme for creative professionals. The theme is called Graphite, and was designed and coded by MediaLoot's Tony Thomas. You can download Graphite here (and view the live demo), and for those of you who are designers we highly recommend looking into a MediaLoot membership before they stop offering the unlimited download subscription. Click here to … [Read more...]

MediaLoot is Halting Sales of Unlimited Subscriptions on March 1st

Our sister-site MediaLoot has just announced that they are halting sales of unlimited-download subscriptions on March 1st. Existing members can keep their subscriptions for life, but if you're a new member you will have to sign up soon to get unlimited downloads. For those of you who don't know about MediaLoot, it is a subscription-based resource site for graphic and web designers. Members can download an … [Read more...]