The initial impact of Covid-19 on the make-up, hair and beauty industry was devastating, with months of forced closures and bad hair days. Thankfully, the industry is starting to recover with a new period of growth as the pandemic restrictions are lifted - with a reported 432% spike in bookings at the end of the last lockdown in April 2021. Is this upswing impacting freelance make-up artists, hair stylists and beauty therapists and what tips do they have for you?
HOW TO LAND CLIENTS ON SOCIAL WITHOUT SPENDING MONEY
Do you want to land new clients through social media without having to spend a dime on paid ads? Where we find clients may have changed over the past 10 years but the principles of sales remains. Cold-calling is dead but online connections are common place so how do you use social media to land new clients?
CREATIVE COLLABORATION IS A LIFELONG PROCESS AND ART FORM ITSELF
When we’re nine-to-five employees, it's not often, dare I say ever at all, where we get to choose who we want to work with. Our bosses pair us up in teams or throw us into group projects with others all under the same roof and give us an aneurysm by tasking us with delivering a piece of work together.
LONDON FASHION WEEK 2022 HAS GONE HYBRID! HERE'S HOW TO GET INVOLVED…
It seems London Fashion Week will still be going ahead this February despite the looming threat of the Omicron variant. The country's premier fashion event is going hybrid with a combination of in-person and digital events. Unsure how to navigate the new format? Let’s dive in.
HOW TO FIND WORK AT LONDON FASHION WEEK... AND IS IT WORTH IT?
Finding work at London Fashion Week (or any Fashion Week for that matter) is often deemed the pinnacle of a fashionista's career. As another season kicks off, will you be putting a designer’s name among your list of references or fobbing it off as a waste of time?
HOW TO SET YOUR RATES & AVOID THE FREELANCE PRICE TRAP
You didn’t become a freelancer to work more hours and earn less! Freelancer Club is proud to bring you a special Masterclass from the founder of Beyond Freelancing, Frederik Daneels. Learn how to turn conversations with your clients on their head, set your prices right, change your money mindset and negotiate better rates, so you can finally earn what you deserve! To watch more online Masterclasses, Well-being sessions and Interviews with leading freelance thought-leaders, click here to browse our full library.
INSPIRATIONAL COLLABS OF 2021
Whether you're an experienced freelancer or just starting out, the benefits of getting involved in test shoot collaborations are plentiful. In 2021, our members produced test shoots to learn and practice new skills, try out new ideas and techniques, realise a concept, highlight a cause, connect with other creatives and create work for their portfolios.
JULIETTE CHIDWICK: COMBINING BALLET WITH FASHION TO PRODUCE ORIGINAL WORK
Juliette Chidwick is one of those uber creative, multi-talented freelancers you occasionally meet in life. Not only is she an accomplished photographer but she also works as a stylist and a makeup artist.