Five ways to save time as a freelancer

Five Ways To Save Time As A Freelancer

Let’s talk about how to save time as a freelancer. When you’re paid by the hour, using your time efficiently is vital. Whilst it’s a running joke that freelancers work from home in front of the TV, in their pyjamas, my experience is that freelancers are more driven and efficient than some people in traditional …

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10 Ways To Boost Your Income As A Freelance Writer

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Looking to boost your freelance writing income? While there are lots of ways to find new clients (in fact, I’ve listed some of the small ways you can find new work as a freelancer over on my Pitch Slap Wednesday guide), it’s always handy to have other ways too. Let’s dive straight into some ideas …

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Ten skills you’ll learn as a freelancer

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As a freelancer, you do all of the roles in your business that would traditionally be allocated to different employees. You are your own finance, marketing, admin, sales and client management departments. This means you build up a bundle of freelance skills which makes you very valuable to clients. Oh, and we tend to have …

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Podcast #31: What will you do this month that’s fun?

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It’s podcast time! Pop the kettle on, grab your favourite biscuits (hell, cut yourself a huge slice of cake) and have a listen to this week’s three minute Freelance Tea break. “#31 What will you do this month that’s fun?” The importance of having fun as a freelancer You might notice a small change with …

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The truth about pricing, peer pressure and parenthood

The truth about pricing, peer pressure and parenthood

This originally went out in my newsletter this week, but I had so many lovely messages from subscribers who felt relieved that they weren’t alone when it comes to freelancing peer pressure and perfection, that I thought it was worth a share here too.  I’ve been feeling the peer pressure recently. Every time I log …

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5 ways to boost your freelance business on facebook

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A few years ago, like many others, I was thinking about leaving Facebook completely. That now seems crazy, as Facebook is one of the best places to be as a freelancer. With the combination of Facebook groups, Facebook pages, Facebook live and being able to target your perfect audience, using Facebook to build your freelance …

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Podcast #30 Is freelancing for graduates?

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It’s podcast time! Pop the kettle on, grab your favourite biscuits (hell, cut yourself a huge slice of cake) and have a listen to this week’s three minute Freelance Teabreak: “Episode 30 Is freelancing for graduates”: One of the things I’m really passionate about is demonstrating that freelancing is for everyone, and that freelancing for …

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My favourite freelancing reads

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When I first found out I was pregnant, I had visions of curling up with some freelancing reads while the baby napped. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA Yeah, that didn’t happen. I mean, he actually was (and still is) a good napper. But reading felt like a waste of time when the house was a mess and I had …

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