It’s not just a new year—but the start of a new decade! If you want 2020 onwards to be a roaring success for your freelance career, then January is the time to plan for the rest of the year. Whether you’re setting New Year’s freelance resolutions, 2020 business goals, or a structured plan for freelance success, it’s a great time to plan a happy freelance hustle. So, here are some freelance goals you might want to consider. … More How to Have a Happy Freelance Year in 2020
With Brexit news and IR35 updates, here’s your quarterly news update for Autumn 2019—keeping you in the know about things that might affect your life as a freelancer.
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When you’re an aspiring freelancer or new to the world of freelancing, then your lack of experience might feel overwhelming. In fact, it might put you off starting your freelance journey at all. So, is it possible to freelance without any experience? And how do you gain experience to become a successful freelancer? Let’s take … More Can You Freelance Without Any Experience?
When I first started out as a freelancer, I never really considered the ideal number of clients for my workload. In fact, for most new freelancers, it’s a case of saying “yes please” to any and all clients. But if you don’t want to be under-earning or over-working, considering your ideal basket of clients is … More What Is the Ideal Amount of Freelance Clients?
As a busy freelancer, with clients to please and invoices to send, you often don’t have time to check the news affecting you. So we decided to make the freelance headings a permanent monthly fixture on A Freelance Life… … More The Freelance Headlines: August 2019
Whether you’re a new freelancer or a well-established one, you’ll most likely encounter feedback from clients. Find out how to deal with negative, rude, and unfounded feedback to avoid getting frustrated or down-heartened – and how to use positive feedback to improve. … More How to Deal with Feedback As a Freelancer
Last year, it was estimated that two million people in the UK are freelancers, and that number continues to rise. What’s more, as freelancing enables you to work globally, the global marketplace is approximately 75 million freelancers. That’s a large pool, and it begs the question: is freelancing still worth it? With freelancers from various … More Is Freelancing Still Worth It or Is Everyone Competing on Price?
As a busy freelancer, with clients to please and invoices to send, you often don’t have time to check the news affecting you. So we decided to make the freelance headings a permanent monthly fixture on A Freelance Life… … More The Freelance Headlines: July 2019
Whatever type of freelance service you offer—be it writing, design, web development, or something else—there are certain general skills that equal success for freelancers. So today, we’ll let you in on the top 5 skills you need to master to become a successful freelancer whatever your service offering. 1. Self-analysis The phrase “Know Thyself” was … More The Top 5 Skills You Need to Be a Successful Freelancer
Fellow freelancers, I’m excited to share A Freelance Life’s first ever freelance insider interview! In these interviews, you’ll get an insight into what it’s really like to be a freelancer across a range of roles—as well as top tips and advice from successful freelancers. Today, we’re speaking to freelance illustrator Tony Parkash. So Tony, what … More Insider Interview: A Freelance Illustrator