There are so many great things about being a freelancer! So many in fact that I decided to list one for every hour of the day: You control your own life. Manage your time the way you want. Decide which days you work. Choose how many days holiday you take each year. Get up when … Continue reading 24 Benefits of Being a Freelancer!
A common question I get asked, particularly by people who work in traditional 9-5 office jobs, is why I chose to become a freelancer. I sometimes get asked what the appeal of freelancing is considering the lack of job stability and income security. In fact, there are many reasons why I chose to be a … Continue reading Why Do I Freelance?
When it comes to freelancing, there seems to be a big divide between the people who think that freelancing = freedom and those who feel it takes over your life, giving you multiple bosses and zero work-life balance. So which is the truth? Is freelancing really freeing? Having freelanced for over a decade, I’ll give … Continue reading Does Freelancing Really Equal Freedom?
If you read the news each week, it seems like more and more people are making the move to freelancing. According to recent reports, there are over two million freelancers in the UK, and that number has risen steadily since 2001. The number of side hustlers has increased by 32% in the last ten years. … Continue reading Why Are More People Becoming Freelancers?
When I tell people that I’m a freelancer and work from home every day, often the first thing they say is, “I don’t know how you motivate yourself!” There seems to be a common belief that working from home or being your own boss means struggling with motivation. But are freelancers really less motivated, or … Continue reading Are Freelancers More Motivated Than Employees?
As a freelancer, I often get asked “Why do you freelance?” or something along those lines. What they probably mean is “Why on earth don’t you get a real job?” You see, to a non-freelancer, it can look pretty crazy to willingly ditch a secure, employed job in favour of something with no job security, … Continue reading What’s So Great about Freelancing?