Self-employment

03 Dec 2020

How to beat loneliness as a freelancer

Working for yourself can mean saying goodbye to office banter and regular social interaction. Lorna McGachie shares some ways to help make sure you don’t feel isolated.

25 Nov 2020

You must, you will, you are. How discipline can make you a better freelance writer

Jonathan Wilcock on why you should free yourself from the tyranny of unrealistic goals

04 Nov 2020

3 ways to create a strong competitive differentiator

Alice Hollis’ guide to finding what makes you and your business unique.

28 Oct 2020

Is business coaching right for you?

Katie Thompson’s views on whether business coaches are worth your time and money.

20 Oct 2020

Freelance mums are the best!

Alice Hollis waxes lyrical about the advantages of being a parent AND a freelancer.

14 Oct 2020

Don’t try this alone: why freelancers need friends

Amy Boylan runs through the many benefits of having buddies who are freelancers too.

13 Oct 2020

How to win over new clients when you have no experience (yet)

New to copywriting and don’t have any previous work to show potential clients? Louise Shanahan has some suggestions

06 Oct 2020

Why listening might just be the most important skill for any freelancer

Megan Douglas on why listening (really listening, not just waiting until it’s your turn to speak) is key for freelancers

23 Sep 2020

These people will be nightmare clients, guaranteed

Mark Garner’s advice on how to avoid clients who’ll make your life a misery.

11 Aug 2020

Starting a business during a pandemic

Alice Solaiman describes what it’s been like building a business during lockdown.

28 Jul 2020

What my dog teaches me about customer focus

Anna Metcalfe explains the links between dog agility and tuning into your customers.

18 Jun 2020

Am I better off as a sole trader or limited company?

Libby Marks lays out the pros and cons of being a sole trader vs setting up a limited company.

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