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How to set your freelance goals for 2017

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Happy New Year! It’s time to wave goodbye to the mince pies (well, once I’ve finishing the last two in the pack), and start setting some freelance goals to make 2017 your best freelancing yet. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Here are the steps I take to set freelance goals and keep to them. Step 1: […] Read more…

The one trick I use to kick Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome. Heard of it? If you’re freelance, you’ve almost certainly felt it. It’s the little gremlin in your head which says things like: Are you serious? Do you really think people will pay you to do that? Raise your prices? No one will pay you that! Oh god, look what my super-awesome, glossy, productive-as-hell […] Read more…

10 Ways To Be A Productive Freelancer

“God, I could never work from home. I’d just watch daytime TV and sleep in all the time! I’d find it so boring.” As all home-based freelancers know, freelancing requires a sh*tload of self-motivation, discipline and drive. When you work on a daily or hourly rate, you really can’t afford to coast. And boredom? HA. […] Read more…

5 ways to use tech to stay sane

Happy Monday everyone. We’re kicking off this week with a guest post about how tech can help you stick to those January resolutions, from Jo Gifford, digital media genius and lovely tweeter. Have your New Year’s resolutions already faded into the ether? Is your willpower for that diet, marathon training plan, novel writing goal or […] Read more…

The gift guide for freelancers and home workers

Look everyone, it’s the inevitable gift guide for freelancers and home workers! Looking for a gift for the freelancer or home worker in your life? Below are just a few ideas for what you could get them. Let’s kick off with some stationery. The Happy Jackson Ok Here’s the Plan A5 Notebook (£8 from ASOS) is perfect […] Read more…

Follow The Freelance Lifestyle on Bloglovin’

Just a quick post today, as a reminder that Google Reader is closing down on Monday. So if you’d like to continue following The Freelance Lifestyle, you can subscribe on Bloglovin’. You can also like the Facebook page , follow on Twitter, Google+ and YouTube. Thanks for reading this dull admin post. Here’s a video of a […] Read more…