Freelancers: work from home or rent office space?

Freelancers: work from home or rent office space?

Is renting an office as a freelancer worth the expense? This is the story of why one notoriously frugal freelancer decided to fork out for office space.

VLOG - Self-promotion Is Not a Dirty Word!

VLOG - Self-promotion Is Not a Dirty Word!

Why it's essential for freelancers to get over the fear of blowing their own trumpet (not a euphemism) and learn how to self-promote effectively

You work for yourself – now what?

You work for yourself – now what?

You took the plunge and gave up the day job, but what happens after you've settled into your freelancing life? What's the next summit?

Freelancing Brownie Points

Freelancing Brownie Points

It’s easy to get excited about a big project, but how can freelancers keep motivated day to day? By awarding themselves Freelancing Brownie Points!

VLOG - Freelancer Career Development: Training on a Budget

VLOG - Freelancer Career Development: Training on a Budget

In this vlog I talk about how freelancers can continually improve their skills by thinking outside the box.

One Career, Assembly Required

One Career, Assembly Required

Building a career in self-employment is like assembling flat-pack furniture; you need the rights tools and lots of patience.

From Shop Girl to Rock Star - My 5 Failed Careers

From Shop Girl to Rock Star - My 5 Failed Careers

What would I be if not a freelance Graphic Designer? My failed careers have been pretty varied...

Get Real

Get Real

The reality of making your self-employment dream come true. Anyone that’s ever started their own business will know that it takes a lot of planning.

New People

New People

The thought of going to some bare-walled meeting room with a stick-on name tag, for the purposes of making new business connections, is rather horrifying.

Afraid Of A Little Competition?

Afraid Of A Little Competition?

I recently entered a 'search for a graphic designer' competition on Facebook. The brief was to create an infographic on the subject of endangered big cats

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