How I Grew My Freelance Business from $0 to Six Figures

Lessons learned from the ups and downs of building a design business for 18 years.

Benek Lisefski
Nov 25, 2019 · 12 min read

The slow learn (getting my feet wet)

What I learned

The build-up (time to organize for growth)

What I learned

The big move (and local rebuild)

What I learned

The comfort zone (got dangerously comfy)

What I learned

The extreme networking (a foundation for growth)

What I learned

The liftoff (finally freedom & success)

What I learned

The future (growth)?

What I’m still learning

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Benek Lisefski

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I’m a UX/UI designer from Auckland, New Zealand. Writing about freelancing & business for indie designers & creatives at https://solowork.co

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I’m a UX/UI designer from Auckland, New Zealand. Writing about freelancing & business for indie designers & creatives at https://solowork.co

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