On the 25th of May 2018, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will introduce a data protection law framework across the EU that aims to put citizens back in control of their personal data. This doesn’t sound like it will have much of an impact on freelancers, and content creators, until we dissect the question, ‘what is personal data?’. Let’s break it down.
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Many freelance content creators have been using and earning from the YouTube Partnership Program, however, YouTube is firming up the rules and it could spell the end for many money-making channels. Effective immediately, a channel/creator must meet a new (higher) view and subscriber count in order to be able to earn advertising revenue from their videos.
This week, the founder of The Freelancer Club, Matt Dowling, was invited to join a panel of industry leaders to discuss the merits of new legislation with Catherine McKinnell MP in Parliament. The roundtable raised many interesting questions surrounding the issue of unpaid freelance work and the rights of freelancers.
As the UK is left picking up the pieces in the wake of the referendum decision to leave the EU - the question on everyone's lips is what does that mean for me and what will this mean for the freelancing sector?
We set up The Freelancer Club with the sole objective to support freelancers. We looked at all the areas that we would have liked help with when we were freelancing and we made a list. We were also very conscious that freelancers don't have huge budgets so we decided to offer a number of services for free and keep the costs down for those who wanted more with pro membership. To see whether pro membership is right for you. here's a quick run down of the benefits.
THE FREELANCER CLUB Are you a freelancer looking to find new paid work, develop your business skills and make more contacts? It might be time to join The Freelancer Club. Over the past year alone we have helped over 15,000 freelancers do all these things and facilitated more than 100,000 paid freelance jobs. Try us out for free and claim your 7 day Pro Membership trial.
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?