Most freelancers know that feeling when out of the blue, you get an email, or a Work Crowd message, from a new business prospect, wanting information on your experience, how you work and what you charge. Read more
This month we spoke with Minesh, a B2B and B2C digital marketing consultant who started off in recruitment but crossed over into marketing over 15 years ago. Four years ago he then made the decision to take the plunge and pursue his freelancing dream.
Variety might be one of the big attractions of freelancing, but constantly jumping between projects has its downsides. Not only does it lack security but it also means you’re also constantly pitching for new business, which can be a huge drain on your time and energy.
Assertiveness is always tricky when you work in a client focused industry. You’re constantly treading a fine line between keeping the client happy and delivering on their objectives, while also standing your ground in terms of your own opinions and expertise. Read more
As a freelancer, you spend a lot of time worrying about winning and keeping clients, but not so much thinking about when and how you might want to call it quits. Admittedly, it isn’t a problem that comes up too often – loyal clients are worth their weight in gold after all. Read more
The rise of conscientious fashion has been making subtle momentum over the past few decades. And it’s no surprise with fast fashion and ‘throw-away’ culture contributing more to climate change than aeronautical and shipping industries combined.