• Branding: It’s not just for the big guys

    How do you feel about branding? Just something the big guys do, right? With their fancy logos, huge budgets and whole teams of marketing types? Well no, not really. I’ve been reading up on this quite a bit recently, and had a few conversations with other freelancers about it. See, we’re not very good at […]

  • Free Printable: The Freelance Daily Planner

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    For a while now, I’ve been on the hunt for a decent To Do list printable to juggle all areas of daily life. A freelance daily planner. But I couldn’t find exactly what I needed. So I created my own. I’m not a natural at design, so this is something simple I’ve put together with […]

  • Returning to full-time freelancing

    For the last year, I’ve been working part-time at my local students’ union as a web and social media co-ordinator. It’s not uncommon for a freelancer to have to take on employed work for a period of time, whether it’s when they’re starting out, need something a little more secure or simply miss office life. […]

  • Five ways to get a social media-savvy CV

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    I wrote a piece earlier this year for my other job, working at a Students’ Union, all about CVs and how to make them stand out using social media and online tools. Having spoken to a few people recently who are looking for jobs in social and digital media, I thought it might be useful […]

  • Sponsored Post: Orange Different Business

    *Disclaimer* This is a Sponsored Post. But most of the content in this post is written by me, and I wouldn't include it in the blog if I didn't think it was a great opportunity. As regular readers might have guessed by now, I'm a huge believer in freelancing and start ups in the UK.  Most […]

  • Gumtree moves into the daily deals market

    A couple of months ago, the PR team behind Gumtree got in touch about their new daily deals site. Here’s my (very overdue) review of their daily deals, and how they compare against the likes of other daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and Wahanda. Can you believe that just a few years ago, […]