ESSENTIAL TEST SHOOT GUIDE

We speak to 100s of employers, brands and companies who use The Freelancer Club to hire freelance talent. The number one thing they look for? The Portfolio. Test Shoots, TFP, TF, collaborations, whatever you prefer to call them, shooting with a team is vital. You'll add to your portfolio, improve your skills and meet some creative folks.  Whether you are new to test shooting or you have got a few years experience, we've put together an essential guide to make the most out of your test shoots. Enjoy!

INFLUENCER FREELANCER - MARIANNA RUDUS, MUA

Marianna Rudus, a fresh new Makeup Artist making her way in freelancing, has a unique approach when it comes to showcasing her work. Not only does she use herself as a model but she regularly changes her entire look to show off her impressive range. We caught up with the creative chameleon to learn more.

SELF ASSESSMENT MADE EASY

Self-assessment made easy - has a nice ring to it! Like many freelancers, you most probably want to forget the whole ordeal, spend your hard-earned money on things that matter and pretend like tax ain’t no big thing…until next year. However, self-assessment doesn’t have to be stressful, especially if you start planning now. Here is some handy freelance advice to help. 

RESOLUTIONS ALL FREELANCERS SHOULD BE KEEPING

With every new year comes new promise (and a new gym membership). A number of people use January 1st as an arbitrary date to reset their lives and plan their New Year's resolutions. Freelancers are no different. In order to drive your business forward, making the right resolutions is essential. Whether you’re just starting out or have a few years under your belt, here are seven New Year resolutions every freelancer should be keeping and it pays to set them early! 

JOBS IN PHOTOGRAPHY: HOW TO LAND PAID WORK ONLINE

Sourcing jobs in photography is generally an ongoing pursuit for a working freelance photographer. Even established photographers set aside time each month to look for more paid photography jobs to add to their roster. Knowing where to look and how to secure jobs in photography is the tricky part so we'd like to share our guide to paid photography jobs to point you in the right direction.

THE FREELANCER CLUB @ PARLIAMENT

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. 

HALLOWEEN MAKEUP ARTIST: 4 TOP TIPS

Halloween is just around the corner and it's a very busy time particularly for a Halloween makeup artist. The challenge is how to maximise this seasonal opportunity when you only have one or two days to do everything. Here are our top 4 tips for the hard working Halloween makeup.

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