I don’t mind admitting that when I started freelancing almost ten years ago, I struggled with my own marketing. In fact, it came as a surprise that I had to do so much of it.
It’s a common misconception that when you freelance, you have to cope with inevitable peaks and troughs. But these only occur when you haven’t organised your workload properly..
How do you convince bigger companies to see you as a business rather than a one-man-band? How can you appear bigger than you really are?
Zero hours contracts have become a major talking point in the media. What exactly are they and, more to the point, how ethical are they?
When you decide to work freelance or have home as your base for work, it may seem from the onset that there is a lot of dispensable freedom given
A study carried out by savings and protection society, Engage Mutual, found that rather than a sky-high salary, 55 per cent of those polled placed most value on the opportunity to work flexibly.
A journalist has said the diversity of work he can do as a freelancer is one of his favourite aspects of having this type of contract.
Statistics recently revealed by Intuit reveal that the number one challenge for Freelancers is finding clients (41.8%), closely followed by project management (24.5%).
In a new ComRes survey released today by PCG and the REC, more than three quarters of the public (79%) and more than two thirds of MPs (69%) believe ‘the government should make it easier for companies to adopt a flexible workforce approach.’
If you’re looking for freelance work opportunities, have you considered the Not For Profit (NFP) Sector? I have worked within the charity sector as a volunteer and as a freelancer for over twenty years using my corporate and people skills, and I use my writing skills to help raise awareness for charities i.e. The Stroke Association whenever writing about wellbeing. With a little forethought, you could even find work opportunities within Charities that you already support.