If you want to become a freelancer, it’s tempting to jack in your 9-5 tomorrow. But rushing into the freelance lifestyle can leave bills to pay. So when is the best time to quit your job and start freelancing? Check out the options… … More When Is It Time to Quit Your Job and Become a Freelancer?
If only I had a pound for every time I got asked this question! With a plethora of freelancing sites out there—from small, new freelance platforms to niche sites and mammoths like Upwork, Freelancer, and PeoplePerHour—so many freelancers want to know what the best freelancing website is. So, let’s take a look: is there a … More What Is the Best Freelancing Website?
Whether you’re leaving school, college, or university, you’re likely to be looking for your first “real” job—the thing that might set you off on your career. Most people naturally start looking for traditional employed jobs, where they work for a company, get a regular paycheck, and work 9-5 or something similar. But you might be … More Can I Freelance as a First Job?
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
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?
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?
In today’s world, the concept of freelancing is so ubiquitous that it’s difficult to recall a time when freelancing as we know it wasn’t a thing. In fact, freelancers have existed for centuries in one form or another. The word “freelance” actually came from medieval times, when armies would hire “a free lance” to fight … More When Did Freelancing Begin?