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

"You should never be bored because there is always something to learn." Jen Ruiz takes her love of blogging full time

December 2, 2021

If you are thinking about quitting your 9-5 and finding success as a writer, Jen Ruiz has done just that and done it in style. Hear from her about taking her life as a lawyer and turning it upside down.

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Why freelancers need to create an environment of transparency, and not just around pay

November 25, 2021

"I once shared information with a freelancer group about a company who routinely paid my invoices late," she recalls. "They found out and ghosted me out of the blue, which put a big dent in my earnings that year. But I'm glad I did it, because other freelancers wouldn't have known to avoid working with them." Let's all try to be a bit more like Jessica

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How to survive freelancer interviews and chats

November 19, 2021

You may have gone into freelancing to avoid ever having to do interviews. Well, sadly, in same cases you may have to. So here's a guide to interviewing as a freelancer.

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Why becoming a freelancer straight out of university is a great choice for graduates

November 18, 2021

Going out on your own post-uni is scary. But building a business right away? Madness! And yet... Let us walk you through the best steps to building your freelance business post-uni.

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Everything freelancers need to know about publishing their first book

November 12, 2021

Are you thinking about writing and publishing your premier book? Whether it's your lit-fic magnum opus or a small collection of essays about your favourite celebrity beefs, we've got the info you need

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How to detach your self-worth from your work

November 11, 2021

When you wear every hat needed for your business to succeed, it's difficult to let your head get a rest. This is only made worse if you are defined by your KPI's. So how do you keep your work and your self-worth separate?

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Setting boundaries when work becomes personal

November 4, 2021

"Do what you love", they say, "and you'll never work a day in your life". Yeah, right.

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Finding inspiration and renewed energy in new creativity

November 3, 2021

Even if your job is creative, you can still use different forms of creative practice to avoid the many forms of burnout. Creative expert and writer David Silverberg looks at the steps for getting it right.

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Breaking free from the chains of your desk

October 29, 2021

It sounds so simple. But moving away from your desk is sometimes the best thing you can do for your work.

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A Guide to Pensions as a Freelancer

October 28, 2021

It's pension season! If you want to learn more about how to get a pension as a freelancer, look no further.

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