• Five people every freelancer needs in their life

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    Edit: This is a blog post from 2011, updated in 2018.  A good support structure is so important when you’re a freelancer, or you’re self-employed, particularly when you’re starting out. Having that freelance support network structure can help you get through the tough times, give you the inspiration you need when you’re starting a new […]

  • Brilliant apps and tools to try in February: Podcast

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    Regular readers will know I’m a huge fan of tech, tools and apps for having a more efficient, productive and fun freelance life. This week, I’ve recorded a podcast sharing three of my current favourites, from one that makes the most of your Facebook Lives and podcasts, to one to plan out your Instagram feed. […]

  • Three ways to speed up invoice payments: Podcast

    The podcast is back for 2018! I’ve missed recording these little snippets you can listen to while you’re waiting for the kettle to boil, and this episode is one that’s particularly important for freelancers – invoice payments. How can we speed them up, deal with the late payers and reduce the stress of waiting to […]

  • Are you working MORE now you’re freelance?

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    A common misconception about being freelance, is that we have a chilled approach to work, waking when we fancy, working in front of This Morning, potter off somewhere for work and never work weekends. Right? Nah. NAH. If you’re freelance, you know this isn’t the case. In fact, I’ve always suspected most freelancers work far […]

  • Freelance Life Favourites: December

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    Happy New Year everyone! How are you all doing? Enjoying the first few days of 2018, or feeling slightly overwhelmed? I spent most of the Christmas holidays looking forward to getting stuck into some planning (I ADORE Christmas, but I love planning new projects and adventures even more). But when the first couple of days […]

  • The 2017 Last Minute Gift Guide For Freelancers

    gift guides for freelancers

    Left buying Christmas presents a little late? Want to impress the freelancer in your life? If you’re too late to buy from the standard gift guide for freelancers I shared earlier this month, I have a collection of last minute gifts for you to treat your favourite freelancer to. The Last Minute Gift Guide For […]

  • The 2017 Gift Guide For Freelancers

    2017 freelance gift guide

    Do you have a freelancer in your life that you want to treat this Christmas? Or stuck for ideas on what to ask for? This is the guide for you – The 2017 Gift Guide For Freelancers! Stationery Awesome Marketing Planner – I used the 2017 one, and have pre-ordered my 2018 one. Packed full […]