This Week’s inspirational creative freelancer is Celebrity Makeup Artist Charlie Green: Welcome to our first edition of our Inspirational Freelancer Series; where we will be selecting inspirational freelancers who we admire and who inspire The Freelancer Club members. We’ll be celebrating their work as well as reflecting on their career and paying homage to their achievements in our own creative way.
It’s that time of year again…. London Fashion Week! There’s something magical about mingling with the experts, schmoozing with the stars and getting truly inspired by the amount of talent on show. And then we thought, how rude of us not to invite our Members along! So this year we're bringing two lucky members to The Catwalk Edit to experience LFW first hand.
On March 24th we'll be hosting our first Member's Meet Up of 2015 in London. Freelancer Club Members are invited to meet, drink and network at one of Shoreditch’s coolest bars. You never know who you might meet! #MembersMeetUp
You guys have been so inspiring! The Image wall is looking amazing, so much talent there and your portfolios are consistently impressing us. Monday's #tfchour was our best yet, absolutely incredible, seeing you all work together like that made us feel warm and fuzzy inside and we want more of it! For a little bit of motivation we have come up with a fantastic competition for you all to club together, build your portfolio, make contacts and win 6 Months Pro Membership!
Happy New Year to one and all! We hope that 2015 is the year that defines you. We've taken stock, looked at the data and predicted what freelancers can expect in 2015. Here's our finding...
"Network to Get Work, baby!" - a deliciously delivered line from the political comedy VEEP. Freelancing is a 'who you know' business and networking is at the heart of that. If you're a Networking newbie and the thought of standing in a room with a bunch of strangers while you stare at your phone and avoid eye contact sends cold sweats down your back, there's an alternative solution.
On the 5th of January 2015, thousands of people will be going freelance in some form or another. A fresh start, a change in direction, a new focus, talk of a double dip recession or just the arbitrary false deadline of January provides the platform for a new breed of freelancers. As we're the club who shelters and supports many a freelancer, we wanted to impart a few real tips that real freelancers have really experienced when starting out in the industry.
Welcome back. If you haven't read Part 1, we would advise jumping back to that before reading this article otherwise, strap in and enjoy Part 2 of how to build clients on social media.