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The 2016 Gift Guide For Freelancers

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 2016 Gift Guide For Freelancers! Digital Gifts (perfect for last minute)   From top left, clockwise. A Buffer subscription will save a freelancer […] Read more…

What drives you as a freelancer? A podcast series

What drives you as a freelancer? I’m not talking money, work/life balance or a rewarding workload (although those are all very valid reasons). I’m talking about a term used in coaching – transactional drivers. Transactional drivers are the ways in which we respond to times of challenge or stress. Even in an ideal world freelancers […] Read more…

Guest post: Five healthy eating tips to help you maintain your productivity

Do you find it hard to maintain your productivity levels throughout the day while you’re freelancing? Rose from the Freelancer’s Cookbook has kindly shared five essential healthy eating tips for freelancers to help you avoid those dips in concentration. Identify your hungry times Mealtimes should always be breakfast, lunch and dinner, right? Not necessarily – […] Read more…

Five ways to save time as a freelancer

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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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…