If you set aside Fridays to work on developing your freelance business, what would you spend the time doing?
As freelancers we have to sell ourselves and our services to potential clients. Possibly due to shady tactics and high pressure sales from other people and companies (looking at you, car dealers), it’s easy to feel bad about ‘selling’. There’s no need however as it’s possible to sell yourself without any need to mislead or … Continue reading “Sales Tips For Freelancers”
It’s a huge step going from working for the man to being in control of your own time and work, so here is some advice on how to become a freelancer. Start slowly If you can, become a freelancer while you have at least a part time job. You can take your time, do good … Continue reading “How to become a freelancer”
I recently went on a course run by The Big House in Nottingham called the Startup Success Series. They used a tool called the Business Model Canvas to help us freelancers and businesses work out and refine our strategy. What is the Business Model Canvas? In simple terms, the Business Model Canvas is a structure to … Continue reading “Develop your freelance strategy with the Business Model Canvas”
When you’re first starting off, you will need to find the best ways of finding freelance work for your industry. There are various ways of finding new projects to work on and this will be a quick rundown of the different ways to do so. Freelance Marketplaces There are websites like freelancer.co.uk, upwork and various … Continue reading “Finding Freelance Work – Marketplaces, your network and referrals”