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54 Search Results for “freelance”

Becoming a brilliant freelance copywriter: Part 1

In this mini series I shall take you through some of the dos and don’ts of working as a copywriter. The information here is for copywriters or people looking into a career in copywriting, however, anyone who wants to understand how a copywriter works and how to get the best out of them can also […]

Oliver Kennett

A guide to getting paid as a freelancer

You’ve done all that great work, but now you want to be paid for it. A big part of being a successful freelancer is handling the financial side of things, which luckily isn’t as daunting as it might sound. Here’s everything you need to know about getting paid and managing your accounts when you’re freelance. […]

Rachel Ingram

Surviving Christmas as a freelancer

The run-up to Christmas can feel a bit lonely when you’re a freelancer who works from home. While all your employed friends are gearing up for the company Christmas party, having fun decking out the office with festive decorations, and generally enjoying a more upbeat atmosphere, life pretty much carries on as normal from your […]

Rachel Ingram

5 free accounting apps for small businesses and freelancers

 If you’re still typing numbers into Excel, I’ve got news for you: You’re probably wasting a lot of time. Dedicated accounting software isn’t just for million-pound businesses or SMEs with fifty employees. They’re essential time-savers used by businesses of every size: from freelance creatives and tradesmen to e-commerce stores and digital consultancies. Here are 5 […]

Ed Palmer

Why enter freelancer awards?

When you run your own business, you’re constantly aware of the need to promote yourself to potential customers. There are lots of ways of doing this, from social media to good old-fashioned networking, but one particularly effective way of marketing your business is to win awards. With numerous awards aimed at freelancers and small businesses […]

Rachel Ingram

How to take holidays as a freelancer

One of the major advantages of being freelance is that you can theoretically take time off whenever you like, without asking anyone for it. However, when it comes to taking a proper holiday, the reality is trickier because clients usually still need work doing while you’re away. What’s more, you don’t get paid holiday, which means […]

Rachel Ingram

5 of the best freelance vlogs and podcasts

One of the biggest challenges of freelance life is that it can sometimes feel that you’re completely on your own. Working from home can feel isolating, and it’s easy to forget that there are lots of others in exactly the same boat as you. One way of feeling part of a bigger community is to […]

Rachel Ingram

Why and how to say no to freelance work

Turning down work is counterintuitive when you don’t have a fixed salary. You don’t want to disappoint a potential client, and more pressingly, you never know when the next project might land on your desk. As a freelancer, that makes it all too easy to say yes to every piece of work that comes your […]

Rachel Ingram