Being Freelance / Focus on where you’re going - Graphic Designer Innocent K Boateng

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Innocent began developing his graphic design skills when he was working in a printing press during high school. He’d watch and learn from a colleague and then practice with YouTube tutorials.

Today Innocent’s studying full-time, in his third year of university in the city of Kumasi, south Ghana, while building a freelance business and an online following on the side.

He chats to Steve about how he’s learned to use YouTube in combination with Fiverr to demonstrate his value and win clients; how he manages the work-life-study balance, and the challenges he faces with accepting payment in Africa, where services like PayPal aren’t supported.


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