• The Weekly Freelance Challenge: Pitching to your dream clients

    It’s Monday, which means it’s time for the latest freelance challenge. For those new to the blog (welcome!), the Weekly Freelance Challenge is a post where I set a challenge for myself and my fellow freelancers. Sometimes, the challenges are purely business-related, and sometimes they’re about achieving a better work/life balance. This week is a […]

  • Gift ideas for freelancers and home workers

    With Christmas just a few weeks away, I thought it might be nice to put together a Christmas gift guide for the freelancers or home workers in your life. Every Friday until Christmas, I’ll give you three products that would be perfect, in three different pay brackets – Over £50, £10-£50 and under £10. I’d […]

  • Three Minute Podcast: Planning for a freelance future

    It’s been a little while since I did a podcast. Which is shameful, seeing as they’re only three minutes long. Anyway, I’ve quickly put together a podcast today about preparing for your freelance future. In it, I cover the four things to think about when considering the future of your self-employed career, and why you […]

  • Freelance Poll: What would you like to chat about on Twitter?

    It’s taken a while, but I’ve finally got round to creating a Twitter account for Freelance Lifestyle (it’s not like I use social media for a living or anything…) I’m keen to do a few things with the account, including a Twitter hashtag chat about freelancing. I’d love to hear more about other’s experiences and […]

  • Freelance Health: Weight Watchers

    I’ve been thinking about starting a series of posts about healthy eating as a freelancer for a while now. When I started freelancing, I was a size 10-12. A few years of working from home and a lack of exercise (thanks to a lack of commute) has led me to being a size 16.  From […]

  • A day in the life of a freelance PR: Clare Homer

    Freelance PR

    Clare Homer has kindly submitted a guest post all about being a freelance PR… I am sitting comfortably (with funky music playing in the background) in a creative venue in Nottingham – better known as Antenna. It’s designed for self-employed professionals like me and is a fantastic place to work from. As I write this […]