The humble freelancer walks the earth alone, scrounging for work and fending off competitors. The freelancer fights for every inch, spots opportunities from great distances and staunchly protects the people, knowledge and possessions obtained over time. Our instincts are to covet and keep secret in order to survive the freelance industry but is this approach the best course of action to build a freelance business?
Back in August Jeremy Corbyn announced his commitment to businesses and enterprise with a 'Better Business' plan which was promoted on the new 'Corbyn for business' website. It includes a set of policies that are aimed to improve the overall economic environment for entrepreneurs, small businesses and enterprises that want to innovate for the public good.
You guys have been so inspiring! The Image wall is looking amazing, so much talent there and your portfolios are consistently impressing us. Monday's #tfchour was our best yet, absolutely incredible, seeing you all work together like that made us feel warm and fuzzy inside and we want more of it! For a little bit of motivation we have come up with a fantastic competition for you all to club together, build your portfolio, make contacts and win 6 Months Pro Membership!
Happy New Year to one and all! We hope that 2015 is the year that defines you. We've taken stock, looked at the data and predicted what freelancers can expect in 2015. Here's our finding...
On the 5th of January 2015, thousands of people will be going freelance in some form or another. A fresh start, a change in direction, a new focus, talk of a double dip recession or just the arbitrary false deadline of January provides the platform for a new breed of freelancers. As we're the club who shelters and supports many a freelancer, we wanted to impart a few real tips that real freelancers have really experienced when starting out in the industry.
Fresh from our Art of Collaboration Business Masterclass, we’ve put together the top tips from all the experts who spoke at the event for you to absorb! We heard from some incredible speakers with varying approaches, the first being artist and pro collaborator Debbie Davies.
From photographers to bakers, table planners to dressmakers, weddings can be a lusciously illustrious source of income for creative businesses. March 29th provided even more scope for freelancers working within the bridal industry, as the Same Sex Marriage Act was pushed through parliament.