HOW TO WORK FROM HOME IN A HEATWAVE

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a freelancer working at home in a heatwave must be in want of air conditioning. But alas, the majority of us in the UK do not have that luxury.  Temperatures in the UK have reached 40 degrees and do not seem to be dropping any time soon. Since these extreme temperatures will soon be commonplace in this country thanks to climate change, it’s important to know how to avoid heatstroke while you try to complete your to-do list.

HOW TO BRAND YOUR BUSINESS USING COLOUR PSYCHOLOGY

A freelancer's brand says a lot about their services, values and professionalism. A logo communicates more than just a pretty design. However, did you know that colours are a powerful tool when promoting your brand? Certain colours can evoke specific emotions such as happiness, hunger, desire etc... that all play an important role when choosing your visual brand style.

WE’VE REDESIGNED OUR DISCUSSION BOARD

For the self-employed, your career can often depend on the community you surround yourself with. Whether it’s the family member who encouraged you to start a business, the first client you gave to your friend or the colleague who recommended you for a career-altering project; freelancing is all about giving and gaining from who you know.

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS: RACING HOT RODS WITH MAISIE-LEE WALKER

Event photography is often a popular choice for freelance photographers but so many end up pigeonholed into the traditional routine of weddings, concerts and sporting events. However, just beyond the horizon of standard event photography work lay the extraordinary outliers. Enter a small Welsh town named Pendine. The home of a lovely little ice cream shop, a developmental army base and the annual Pendine Sands Hot Rod Races from the Vintage Hot Rod Association.

PHOTOGRAPHERS HAVE A NEW COMPETITOR—AND IT'S IN YOUR POCKET!

At the 2006 San Diego Comic Con, Hollywood directors Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino responded to a wonderful question by a young, independent filmmaker who was very concerned about the then state of the marketplace—and if he had any shot of being successful following the same route the aforementioned movie moguls did when they were in his position.

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