What’s It Really Like to Be a Freelancer?

When I tell people I’m a freelancer, I often get asked “What’s that like?” or “What’s it like being a freelancer?” Having freelanced in three different ways—as a side hustle, while travelling, and as a career choice—there’s no simple answer. But today I’ll let you in on what it’s really like to be a freelancer … More What’s It Really Like to Be a Freelancer?

National Freelancers Day: The Freelance Headlines

Last week, National Freelancers Day meant that the world of freelancing hit the headlines. As a freelancer, checking the freelance news isn’t necessarily top of your priorities when you have clients to please and invoices to send. So today, we’ll give you an overview at the news affecting freelancers this year… #1 Freelance on the … More National Freelancers Day: The Freelance Headlines

Freelancing In Birmingham: City of 1000 Trades

Birmingham was once known as the “City of 1000 Trades”. The spark that ignited the Industrial Revolution, it was the home of industry—producing the majority of the world’s pen nibs, whistles, and metalwork. These days, Birmingham is shedding its reputation as an industrial city and morphing into a place of creativity and inspiration. Freelancing in … More Freelancing In Birmingham: City of 1000 Trades

What Are the Downsides of Freelancing?

At A Freelance Life, we’re all about enjoying the benefits of freelancing! But it’s also important to occasionally consider the negatives of freelancing so we can develop ways to overcome them. Today, we’ll look at the potential downsides of freelancing and some solutions to these issues… 1.      Finding clients One of the major negatives of … More What Are the Downsides of Freelancing?