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.
It's been a long road thus far to spread the message of NO FREE WORK but it seems our cries have been heard.
When you think about the process of learning, this usually includes a classroom and a teacher stood at the front with a whiteboard. However with the power to shop, read and communicate digitally, there’s no surprise that online learning has become an option many people are turning to.
Twitter is a fantastic business tool. You can connect with customers, keep tabs on the competition and get feedback on your brand. But it can be a confusing and noisy space. If you’re eager to find out how to use Twitter for business, here are some strategies to avoid: