We compare money, the job, and the working environment to assess the key differences between the employed life and the freelance life… … More Employee vs. Freelancer: What’s the Difference?
Every month, we’ll interview a successful freelancer to give you insider insights. Last month, you saw what I do as a freelance editor. Today, we’re pleased to be joined by writer and speaker Sally Jenkins, so you can find out about the life of a published author, freelance writer, and public speaker… … More Insider Interview: A Published Writer & Speaker
Last month, we had our first ever freelance insider interview. Today, I thought I’d turn the camera on myself so to speak, so you can find out what I do aside from running A Freelance Life. … More Insider Interview: A Freelance Book Editor
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
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?
When I meet other freelancers at networking events and talk to people about becoming a freelancer, they often ask why I became a freelancer. What made me switch from a traditional, employed job with a regular income to something risky and unstable? So today I’ll let you in on why I decided to become a … More Why Did I Become 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 … More Why Do I Freelance?
As a freelancer, I hear a lot of strange things about the world of freelancing! There are some common misconceptions rolling around, which I’m going to call freelance unicorns. Of course, every freelancer is different, and your freelance life really depends on what type of freelancing you do and how you manage your work. But … More Freelance Unicorns: The Top 5 Myths about Freelancing
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. … More Why Are More People Becoming Freelancers?
If you’re considering becoming a freelancer, you might be wondering what a typical day is like for a freelancer. So today, I’ll let you in on a day in my freelance life… 8.45am: As a freelancer, I wake up when I feel like it. Being a night owl, I often have a lie-in. If … More A Day in the Life of a Freelancer