@Freelance Creatives: Used to be that we could freelance at an agency for a year at a time. Gigs are way shorter now. What's your booked vs time off/looking ratio in 2018? Reply w ur city, too please.

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30/70 on vs off but it’s my first year and I sort of feel like I’m gathering momentum . NYC

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80/20, NYC, happy with that ratio and have maintained it for about 10 years now. Have had to diversify the types of projects I pursue as new media emerges to keep that going though.

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85/15 on vs off NYC, but realize I’m probably an outlier.

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70/30 approx NYC

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85/15 on vs off (roughly) Chicago

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