Non-fiction Books

In the past I wrote two non-fiction books on tech work for Rockable Press. These books are no longer updated or distributed since Rockable Press closed.

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Freelance Confidential

Where do you find clients? How much do you charge? How do you grow your business? Get the answers to the top questions on freelancing from the people who know. Advice for freelancers, by freelancers. This book draws on survey statistics from over 3,200 freelancers and insightful interviews from 10 notable success stories, including Envato's Collis Ta'eed, Linda Formichelli of Renegade Writer, and more. 


Web Design Confidential

Drawing on survey statistics from over 5,400 web designers from around the world, and the insights and experiences of several design veterans, Amanda Hackwith unlocks the door and sheds light on the web design industry in Web Design Confidential. Have you ever wondered if your hourly rate is too low or too high? Are you torn between freelance design work and full-time employment? Whether you're looking for the latest web design practices, words of wisdom from design veterans, or just a better understanding of your profession, 5400 of your colleagues have the answers to your questions.