Happy New Year one and all. Another Christmas break comes to an end and focus quickly shifts back to work. The freelance industry, like most sectors, slows down during the festive break and will take a little while to rev up again this January so what can freelancers do to maximise this time of year? Well, plenty. Take a look at our top tips on tackling the first month of the year.
Freelancers have to juggle hundreds of tasks all the time so we thought we should make a list. Here's The Freelancer Club's check list of must-haves as a Freelancer. How many have you ticked?
Many of us have a knack for a particular skill that brings us a lot of satisfaction and enjoyment outside of the office. In most cases we take the time to practice and perfect these skills and can spend our weekend happily plugging away at something other than a computer screen.
Freelancers who struggle with their business often suffer from a lack of perspective. This commonly manifests itself in a blame game aimed at anyone but themselves. Neglecting to look inward or addressing flaws within the business can be highly detrimental. If you are finding it difficult to land new clients or realising that your business just isn't working the way you'd like it to, a good place to start is in the mirror. Stage 1: Acceptance. Here are a few easy techniques and mantras to help you on the road to self-success.
Freelancing is so much more than just doing what you love. It involves running a business from top to bottom and a major aspect of a successful freelance business is finding new clients. Here's our 5 essential ways to find new clients.
A question we get asked more than any other is one that doesn't have a straight answer. However, there are common reasons why freelancers are unable to find paid work and we'd like to share those patterns with you. How many can you relate to?
Freelancing as a mobile hairdresser is a great way to earn extra money, expand your services and get out of the salon! The benefits of mobile hair styling are huge from managing your own working week to meeting new people on a daily basis. Mobile hair styling also gives you the flexibility to work in others areas whether that's a part time job or in other sectors of the hair industry like fashion or session work. The other big advantage is that many clients require your service on the weekends or in the evenings. Here's our essential guide on becoming a professional mobile hair stylist.
So you’ve decided to throw caution to the wind and become a freelancer. Fantastic! There is so much to be gained when working for yourself – creative freedom, flexible working hours and an abundance of opportunities to engage with people that a 9 to 5 desk job just can’t offer. There are so many industries where freelancers can thrive in. Even better is the knowledge that these jobs can be done from anywhere in the world. Of course, experience is vital and a working knowledge of your chosen freelance path will make you a trusted entity resulting in more jobs and clients.