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Hello!I'm new here. I've been browsing tons of forums for an idea of what to do. I was laid off from my job about 3 month ago. I've been looking for a job since then, but did not even get a single interview. I worked as a web designer for a publishing company for the last 5 years. Looks like forums.ancientclan.com is an active forum with active members and may be someone has some experience working as a freelance web designer. May be this category is not the most appropriate for this question, but I want to try anyways to get some opinions before I go ahead with my life. I'm wondering if it is possible in the current economy to find work for a freelance web designer and make enough to pay for rent and groceries. I was able to find a small project on craigslist and I developed a website for a company. It was a small project and took me only a week to complete. I got paid $800 for 1 week of work which is not bad. Please people give me some ideas. I have 2 kids and my wife is out of work as well. Thank you in advance.


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freelance work is never a steady income. your best bet is to get a part time job anywhere that can pay you a steady paycheck and give you steady hours. how old are your children? is it possible for your wife to also get a part time job too?

that's just my opinion, maybe some one else might have some better advice :/


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I've been trying for years to do freelance webdesign. Unless you're really good at forming a small business, stick with a regular job. With the economy in the crapper as it is, find you a regular job to pay the bills instead of looking for the perfect job. It may not be what you want, but if you have a family to support, I'd say that's a little more important than the perfect job. And when you have a job, you'll have time to look for what you want without feeling pressured or afraid something bad will happen and you won't have the money to cover it. This is speaking from personal experience, btw.


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I never did free-lance, but I know I prefer the steady income of a constant job. The stress level of where the next paycheck is coming from kept me from even considering a free-lance job. That and steady health insurance.


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I got laid off in January and told they were permanately closing that position. i spent the next 2 1/2 months looking for work and not hearing any replies. 3 weeks ago i got a position, since then i've gotten 8 job offers. Where were these people when i needed work -.-


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I've been hearing about quite a few companies offering jobs lately. I think they all higher at lower wages than what they used too tho...


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