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Everything you could ever need to know about running your freelance business

How to Switch Off

October 21, 2021

When you're a freelancer, that means you can literally aspend all of your time working. How do you avoid that?

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As a Black freelancer, why I am only allowed to write about racial issues?

October 15, 2021

Across publishing, the value of work is often dictated by the perceived experience of the writer rather than the merit of their creation. Nyima Jobe asks what can publishers do to change this?

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The key to breaking the cycle of counterproductivity

October 14, 2021

The hardest tasks are always the easiest ones to avoid. What can you do to face those tasks straight on?

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Why turning down a big story can be a good thing

October 8, 2021

A byline in a huge print publication can totally change your career forever. But what are the warning signs that you should let that dream go and chase more unconventionally rewarding goals?

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How freelancing has been a game changer for so many working-class people breaking into their dream industries

October 7, 2021

Freelancing can work, in many ways, to level the playing field.

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Go Touch Grass: When is it time to take a break from Twitter?

September 30, 2021

Sometimes stepping away from Twitter is what you need to do. But how can you do that if that's where you find work? Well, we have some suggestions for you.

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A brief guide to building an online brand as a freelancer

September 23, 2021

How do you make yourself stand out online? Branding is not just about fonts and colours; it's about everything you do when you interact with your audience. But what exactly can you do with the limited supplies of a freelancer?

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Writing on writing; how to pen your novel while you freelance

September 22, 2021

Looking to write the next great best seller while getting bylines? Author Holly Williams walks through how to do it

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A guide to planning for unsteady pay

September 9, 2021

Freelancing can mean waiting a while for a paid invoice, as we all know. So how do you deal with consistentinconsistency?

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How to secure press attention for your brand

September 2, 2021

There's no such thing as bad press, or so they say. So if you want to get some attention for the work you're doing from a media outlet, here's the way to go

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