Okay, I’ll admit it, my onion analogy in my previous article was rather absurd—and I use this word strongly, not loosely. Yes, it’s ludicrous to believe that a client sees a freelancer as a physical consumer good and not an “intangible service” which can’t be detected by any of the human senses. Or is it…? (in your best gruff movie trailer voice)
Christmas is just around the corner and it's a strange time for freelancers. December can be a demotivating period of the year particularly as the days grow shorter, most businesses are winding down and you've got one eye on a large brandy by the fire. But wait! Before you fall into a festive stupor, December can be a great time for freelancers and we're going to show you why!
Does John Lennon’s “Imagine” really need any introduction? I know the song, you know the song, the whole music-listening world knows the song, regardless of taste and preference. Actually, to go one step further, regardless of taste and preference—the whole music-listening world has abject respect for it.
Joy Adenuga is an award-winning freelance make-up artist and beauty brand owner based in the UK. She discovered her love for make-up while passing a stack of beauty magazines at the airport and was so inspired by the make-up artistry that she immediately resolved to get her name on the cover of a magazine one day. After a decade in the beauty industry, Joy finds herself living out her dream as she works with top names like Sarah-Jane Crawford and Ronald Cyler to create unbelievable make-up looks.
The Freelancer Club evolves with the demands and requirements of its members. So, here is your chance to tell us what YOU would like from your Freelancer Club in 2021/22. We read every suggestion and collate the answers for review.
Instagram for freelancers - a topic that excites some freelancers and scares the living daylights out of others.
Looking to grow your freelance business with social media? Want to use it to promote your work, land new clients and add value to their projects?
Advice, as Baz Luhrmann puts it in his 1998 track "Everybody’s Free (to wear sunscreen)" is a form of nostalgia. Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it’s worth. But hold on a minute Baz! When distributed from those in the know, good advice can unlock doors in your mind to a better future.