Guest Posts

Returning to freelancing after a break: What I learnt

I’m about to start freelancing for the second time in my working life. The first time was after redundancy, when I did a series of contracts before taking the plunge and working from home as a freelancer for a couple of years. This time round it was an active choice after returning from maternity leave. What did I learn from the first time round? Read more…

5 ways to use tech to stay sane

Happy Monday everyone. We’re kicking off this week with a guest post about how tech can help you stick to those January resolutions, from Jo Gifford, digital media genius and lovely tweeter. Have your New Year’s resolutions already faded into the ether? Is your willpower for that diet, marathon training plan, novel writing goal or […] Read more…

9 Tips on co-working and managing teams remotely

Today, we have a guest post from the digital diva herself, Jo Gifford. Read on to find out a little more about co-working and managing teams remotely. Throughout my portfolio career I have had the pleasure of working closely with some amazing people. Co-working with others as a solo entrepreneur, when it works, can allow […] Read more…

Freelance Freedoms VS Employed Freedoms

One of my aims at The Freelance Lifestyle was to give an honest and real idea of what freelancing is like. Which is why I love this guest post by freelance writer Katie M Anderson. Katie shares with us the real freedoms of freelancing and self-employment – and how to decide which kind you’re better […] Read more…

Guest Post: When Blogging Took Over My World

A month or so ago, I signed up for a scheme called Big Bloggers, Little Bloggers. It’s a scheme that matches up newer bloggers or those that want to take their blog to the next level, to those with a little more experience. I’ve been working with the lovely Ashley Stallings from Flats to Flip […] Read more…

Guest Post: A day in the life of a newbie freelancer

I’m on a spa break! Which means that somehow, I’ve been surgically detached from my laptop and I’m hopefully floating in a pool of bliss. Thankfully, some of my fellow freelancers have kindly stepped in to write a guest post. Today, the talented Fran Swaine shares her experience of beginning the freelance life. Hope you […] Read more…

Guest Post: Working back at the ranch

I’m on a spa break! Which means that somehow, I’ve been surgically detached from my laptop and I’m hopefully floating in a pool of bliss. Thankfully, some of my fellow freelancers have kindly stepped in to write a guest post. Today, Betty Bee shares her experiences of working from home… Once upon a time working […] Read more…