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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…

Speaking at Blognix in Birmingham

In just over a week, I’ll be on my way to Birmingham, to a place called The Custard Factory, to speak about social media, enjoy a picnic and chat to some of the most exciting bloggers in the UK. Sounds interesting? It’s Blognix! Blognix is a blogger event organised by Elizabeth Sellers from Rosalilium.  A […] Read more…

Freelance Marketplaces – are they worth it?

This morning, after a couple of technical difficulties, I managed to have a great hangout with the lovely Rosie from One Man Band Accounting. We discussed a topic that I think a lot of you might find interesting – freelance marketplaces. Sites like Elance, People Per Hour and Fiverr, where you can bid on jobs […] Read more…

The A-Z of Freelancing – Admin

Welcome to The Freelance Lifestyle’s A-Z of Freelancing. Each week, I’ll be looking at a new topic linked to freelancing – from Admin to dealing with having Zero clients. This week’s topic, as I’ve just mentioned, is the dreaded admin. Admin is one of the inevitable but uninteresting parts of freelancing. For every successful meeting, […] Read more…

20 of the best iPhone apps for freelancing

A lot of freelancers I know, myself included, have a reputation for being surgically attached to their smartphones. The beauty and curse of being freelance is that you’re never far from a couple of taps from work. I’m not entirely sure how I’d even manage my business without my trusty iPhone, and the bundle of […] Read more…