Brilliant points Mike. I can’t disagree with any of this. I’ve been building my freelance design business for 17 years and I can tell that all of these points are really cemented in personal experience. It’s amazing how many people focus too much on their craft alone and forget about all these other facets that make them truly valuable business partners.

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