How Do You Get Your First Freelance Client?

As a newbie freelancer, it can be very difficult to bag your first freelance client. Especially when you’re competing against already established freelancers. So today we’ll look at why it’s so difficult to get your first freelance job—and I’ll give you some tips to help you land your first client. Why is it so difficult? … More How Do You Get Your First Freelance Client?

Top 3 Traits to Be a Successful Freelancer

If you’re a freelancer or thinking of becoming one, you probably want to know what’s required to succeed. To be a successful freelancer, there are lots of important traits and characteristics you need, including some obvious ones like being organised and a great communicator. However, there are three top personal qualities or characteristics that stand … More Top 3 Traits to Be a Successful Freelancer

10 Steps to Start a Freelance Side Hustle in 2019

It’s that time of year when many of us set New Year’s Resolutions or decide our goals for the upcoming year. If you’ve been considering freelancing or starting a side hustle, 2019 might be the time to start. With a growing number of freelance jobs available and more freelancing platforms than ever, there’s an abundance … More 10 Steps to Start a Freelance Side Hustle in 2019

What Should I Freelance in, and What’s the Best Freelance Job for Me?

Freelancing has seen a huge surge in popularity over the last decade or so. The number of freelancers has risen year on year since 2013, and more and more people are considering switching from employment to freelance work. In fact, according to a recent study, 71% of UK employees would consider becoming a freelancer. It’s … More What Should I Freelance in, and What’s the Best Freelance Job for Me?

As a Newbie, How Do You Compete Against More Established Freelancers?

This is a common question, especially when you’re new to the freelancing world. At the start, it can seem difficult to compete against more established freelancers. And it can feel like slow progress finding clients when your competitors already seem to have tons of feedback. So how do you compete as a newbie freelancer? I’ve … More As a Newbie, How Do You Compete Against More Established Freelancers?

What’s the Best Freelance Platform for Beginners?

If only I had a pound for every time I got asked this question! It seems to be the hottest question in the freelance world, and with more and more freelancers entering the marketplace, it’s no surprise. When you’re starting out as a freelancer, there’s so many platforms to choose from—you don’t want to pick … More What’s the Best Freelance Platform for Beginners?