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
Matt Phillips is the founder and MD of PPR, a virtual PR agency specialising in the media technology and marketing sectors. This month we spoke to Matt about setting up his virtual agency, the pivotal moments in his career and where he sees the industry going.
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.
Whether data and creativity are mutually exclusive and somehow opposite, is at the center of a heated debate. Rationality versus irrationality, knowledge versus imagination. But are they truly enemies or do they go hand in hand? Can they exist in a symbiotic relationship?Read more
This month we spoke to Founder of Anystage Productions Paul Cockle on expanding outside of the UK, the international markets his creative production company now operate in and how working with freelancers is integral to his business.
You’ve decided that it’s time to bring in some external PR and marketing expertise. But knowing where to find the support you need isn’t so easy. The traditional option would be an agency with a track record in your industry sector.
There are few greater pleasures as a business owner than receiving a positive piece of coverage in the media. Whether it’s a personal profile, a pithy comment in a feature, or a write-up of your latest news announcement, it’s a definite boost for the ego, and the bottom-line.