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

5 Bullet Friday – Aug 9th 2019

Posted by admin on  August 9, 2019

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Category: Five Bullet Friday
Welcome to our new regular feature – 5 Bullet Friday (thanks Tim Ferris!) Every week we’ll be publishing tips, tricks, books and more that have helped our community of freelancers. If you have anything you’d like to share, please email us at [email protected]   Smile Of The Week   Quote Of The Week “No matter how much experience you have, how many degrees you have, or how well known you have become — there is

The Benefits of Hiring a Freelance SEO Expert

Posted by Stephanie on  August 8, 2019

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Category: Freelance Work, SEO
Whether it’s staying in touch with friends and family, doing the weekly shop, looking for a new job or searching for their next holiday, the internet has become an integral part of most people’s lives.  It has also become jam-packed because new sites launch themselves every day, determined to attract clients and customers. The more sites there are, the harder it becomes for businesses to get noticed. Which is where an SEO expert comes in

Tax As A Freelancer: What You Need To Know

Posted by Stephanie on  August 8, 2019

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Category: Freelance Work, Tax
Tax As A Freelancer: What You Need To Know Nobody likes to think about tax. However, everyone has to do some personal admin at some point. Luckily for you, we’ve got some top tips to stop you from putting it off further. Because did you know HMRC can fine you for not paying your taxes? That’s even if you didn’t know you had to! 1. Understand if you need to pay tax for your freelancing

The Worst Things About Being A Freelancer

Posted by admin on  July 26, 2019

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Category: Freelancer problems
Many people think of freelancers as these creative, innovative and keen individuals, living our best lives by working all day in pyjamas or hanging out in quirky co-working spaces in hip cities – and they’re not wrong. But the freelancing world isn’t all fun and games, it has a dark side, and not everyone is cut out for it. Freelancing has plenty of great upsides and is often well worth the stress and hard work,

The Best Things About Being A Freelancer

Posted by Stephanie on  July 26, 2019

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Category: Freelance Work
If you’re reading this, then you’re either a freelance or thinking of becoming one. Well, you’re in luck. Here are the BEST things about being a freelancer to keep you motivated, and encourage you to start! Dress Code Whatever Have you ever been to work in a suit in the height of the summer? Or worn a really uncomfortable outfit in a three-hour meeting? Maybe you’re struggling to keep those shoes shiny? One of the

Best Productivity Tools For Freelancers

Posted by Stephanie on  July 19, 2019

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Category: Planning
Best Productivity Tools For Freelancers Managing your workload and keeping productivity up as a freelancer can be a real challenge. One of the most significant benefits of freelancing is being your own boss and setting your own schedule, but this can also be a real drawback if you struggle to manage your time and projects effectively. In order to keep clients happy and meet necessary deadlines, you need to carefully allocate your time every day,
Whether you’ve recently taken the leap into the exciting world of freelancing, or have been a seasoned freelancer for many years, managing your ever-changing workload can be a real challenge. Freelancing is an exhilarating rollercoaster, and it’s true when they say no two days are ever the same. However, while many people believe the life of a freelancer is one of plenty of free time and the flexibility to work when suits you, the reality