Freelancing is a way of life for many people for many different reasons. As one of many working mums out there, for me it came out of a necessity to find a better work/life balance, a desire to do something different and a rather large expenditure on shoes.
Through many months of research, interviews with industry leaders, personal experience and listening to thousands of you whom we’ve supported over the years, we are proud to announce the official Freelancer Club campaign that says NO TO FREE WORK.
There are various grants for business in the UK, but those aimed at directing their funding to women entrepreneurs seem to be shutting up shop.
With so many illustrator styles out there, it can be difficult to carve your own niche to stand out in the competitive illustration market.
A shocking 80% of freelancers fail in the first 18 months of business because of a lack of business know-how, research reveals. It’s a tough statistic to swallow, but don’t let it put you off. Here are five freelance success tips to bring out the entrepreneur in you.
Flexible working is the new way of working. In 2014, the Government enforced a new law allowing all employees to request flexible working from their employer. Here at Vrumi, we accommodate flexible workers with flexible workspace, and we’re seeing plenty of people (from full-time employees to full-time freelancers) making the most of flexible working.
Graduate freelance jobs can seem few and far between when you’re starting out as an illustrator and want to build a solid portfolio and client base. We’ve spoken to fellow freelance illustrators, both newly graduated and experienced souls, to find out more about finding freelance clients as a graduate.
Changes to Facebook algorithms directly affect how content shows up on a user’s news feed - and they have a direct effect your freelance business too. Facebook algorithms determine who sees your posts and when, but the whole process can feel a little complicated particularly as they seem to move the goalposts on a weekly basis.