Saving Money on Tech When You’re Freelancing

Cover Photo by Artem Bali There are a lot of things that are taken for granted when you’re an employee. You sit down at your desk and you’ve got an email address, a phone, a workstation – and so on. When you make the switch to freelancing, it becomes painfully obvious that this kind of…

Killer Mistakes to Avoid When Freelancing

Freelancers can be a proud bunch – I should know, I am one; and often, I won’t even tell my life partner if I screw something up or end up kicking myself for losing a client. When the buck stops with you, it can difficult to hold your hands up and say you got it…

How to Avoid Procrastination When You’re Freelancing

Photo by BRUNO CERVERA Do you procrastinate? Do you get frustrated by your inability to just get things done? Have you ever sat down and worked out how much you’d earn if you didn’t procrastinate?! If the answer to any of those questions is yes, you’re very definitely not alone. In fact, studies suggest you could…

How to Use LinkedIn When You’re Freelancing

Photo by rawpixel Is LinkedIn working for you as a freelancer? I mean, sure – you’ve got a profile and you’ve filled out some info – but are you really using it to find the best opportunities – or is it sitting there idle, like profiles belonging to millions of other freelancers? The good news is,…

7 Different Ways to Scale Your Business as a Freelancer

Photo by Pexels What’s the plan for your freelancing? Are you happy with your days? Would you like more work? Less work? More money? Bigger clients? Be honest – what would you change if you could? For many freelancers, change is quite intimidating. Sure, we’re a brave bunch as it is – going it alone…

Freelance Networking Tips – How to Build Real Relationships

Photo by rawpixel It’s possible to get stuck in a rut when you’re a freelancer. Have you ever had that feeling the endless cycle of picking up odd bits of work here and there will never end? Like, your skill gives you something that’ll make sure the bills are paid – but never buy you a…

Can the Eisenhower Matrix Make You Work Smarter?

Photo by David Travis Unless you slept through history classes, you probably realise President Eisenhower was a smart guy. As well as being a two-term President, he was a 5-star World War II general, Supreme Commander of NATO Allied forces in Europe and President of Columbia University – which, regardless of any opinion about his political…