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.
Social Media Client Building A very well known London based makeup course that will remain nameless has built their entire client base through the use of Social Media. They attribute most of this success to one single recommendation that came when they started their business. The recommendation was an established artist who had a strong reputation in the industry.
Fresh from our Art of Collaboration Business Masterclass, we’ve put together the top tips from all the experts who spoke at the event for you to absorb! We heard from some incredible speakers with varying approaches, the first being artist and pro collaborator Debbie Davies.
Testing is a natural part of everyone’s career. You have to test in order to learn and adapt your skills to the latest trends, brands and styles. However, it’s easier said than done and getting a testing team together and producing a successful shoot takes time, patience and expert execution. So, here are our tops 5 tips to consider when testing: