Five Bullet Friday 15/11/19

Posted by admin on  November 15, 2019

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Category: Five Bullet Friday
Friday is here! Yay! So whether you are working hard or ready to shut down for the weekend, read on for some light relief. Gadget Of The Week The best work and highest productivity come when you feel awake and alert. However, for most of us, we wake up tired, and that feeling continues until we have a caffeine fix. However, with the Nox Sleep Light you can help to boost your sleep quality. The
Whether you use Black Friday to treat yourself or to buy Christmas gifts for your loved ones, did you know you can use this long weekend of sales to boost your business? Whether it is improving your business or increasing your sales, here are some ideas on how to capitalise on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Gadget your way to business improvement If your slow-running laptop is a constant source of frustration when working, Black

Should You Ever Drop A Project?

Posted by admin on  November 15, 2019

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Category: Freelancer problems
As a freelancer, you never really know when the next big contract is coming. This can lead us to take almost every job that comes our way. However, these jobs are not always meant to be. For example, these jobs can; Not work out the way your hoped Struggle with progress no matter how much time, money, energy and resources you pump into it Make you lose excitement and enthusiasm for completing it Sap your

Five Bullet Friday 08/11/19

Posted by admin on  November 8, 2019

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Category: Five Bullet Friday
Thought For The Week What is your minimum wage? Chances are you’ve completed several projects that were well below what your idea of minimum wage. This could be because it took you longer to complete than expected or you were bullied into a lower rate by clients. Make sure you stick to your guns when it comes to your worth by having your minimum rate clearly visible in your work area. Next time someone demands

Becoming A Freelance Writer: How To Begin

Posted by admin on  November 8, 2019

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Category: Freelance Work
If you have become disenchanted with the rat race or fed up of the monotony and restrictions of working for The Man. Then you may feel like freelancing is the way to go (and why wouldn’t you? It’s the best!) However, your main stumbling block may be that you have no idea where to begin. So, you search on Google. Before you know it, you are swamped with ‘free’ courses, e-learning, downloading whitepapers and reading

Want More Ideas? Be Mindless

Posted by admin on  October 11, 2019

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Category: Psychology
Whatever field you’re in, as a freelancer, creativity is a must-have skill. But, what happens when those creative juices just aren’t flowing as normal? Sometimes, giving your mind a break is the only way you can get back on track with a creative project. So, if you’re struggling for inspiration, why not try one of these mindless activities; Doodling I don’t mean doodling around your to-do list or project assignment. I suggest taking a break

Five Bullet Friday 11-10-2019

Posted by admin on  October 11, 2019

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Category: Five Bullet Friday
Quote Of The Week  “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs Book Of The Week Flights – Olga Tokarczuk Winning the Nobel Prize for Literature this week, Flights is an interesting novel from the award-winning author. Originally written in Polish the book has been translated to English too and follows its signature fragmentary style. Set between

How To Create A Winning Bio For Freelancing Websites

Posted by Stephanie on  September 12, 2019

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Category: Freelance Work
Getting your bio right can make a huge difference to your earning potential. Here are some top tips to help you craft a bio that will pull in as many potential clients as possible. Be specific When you are identifying what it is that you do, it is far more effective to be specific. If you cast a broad net then you won’t really appeal to anyone. For example, just saying that you are a

Five Bullet Friday – 30-08-19

Posted by admin on  August 30, 2019

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Category: Five Bullet Friday
Quote Of The Week ‘Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.’ -Maya Angelou Book Of The Week Poems To Live Your Life By – Chris Riddell Written by the former Children’s Laureate, this fantastic anthology can help you see life in a new and optimistic way. The best thing about this book is that there is a poem for everyone, from childhood to old age. Revel

Are Employees Becoming A Thing Of The Past?

Posted by Stephanie on  August 28, 2019

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Category: Freelance Work
Looking back a few years, the majority of workers were in full-time positions with companies they were loyal to for many years. Today, employee loyalty is at an all-time low, and more and more companies and workers are turning their focus to freelancers. Technology has opened up the way we all work and do business and created a generation of individuals who focus on remote working and self-employment as opposed to full-time contracts. For businesses,

Five Bullet Friday – 16.08.19

Posted by admin on  August 16, 2019

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Category: Five Bullet Friday
Smile of the week Plant of the Week Did you know that plants in your workspace can boost productivity by as much as 15%? What’s more, they increase happiness too. If you haven’t got particularly green fingers, opt for a rubber plant (Fiscus Elastica) which is super low maintenance. Rubber plants look great with big glossy leaves, and they remove air pollutants too. Quote of the Week “The most courageous act is still to think

How to Double Your Earnings as a Freelancer

Posted by Stephanie on  August 16, 2019

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Category: Money
Last year, the number of freelancers in the UK grew by over 30%. There are plenty of benefits to freelancing, including the freedom to be your own boss. However, as many freelancers know, life without a regular salary is challenging. Many freelancers find themselves on a treadmill. Gone is the flexibility they dreamt of as, afraid they won’t earn enough, freelancers say yes to every job they’re offered. If only they could double their earnings