Creative, Inc. (2010) offers a detailed step-by-step guide to creating and running a freelance business. This is an invaluable resource for those contemplating converting their creative skills into a freelance profession. It is precisely organized and filled with advice on everything from promotion and agents to portfolios and pricing.
Meg Mateo Ilasco built her freelance business Mateo Ilasco in 2005, specializing in housewares, gifts and stationery. She has written many books including Craft, Inc., and runs the Modern Economy multi-designer sample sales.
Joy Deangdeelert Cho launched her business, Oh Joy!, in 2005. She is into textiles and packaging designs. She also markets her own line of stationery nationwide, along with running an award-winning blog.