Go Touch Grass: When is it time to take a break from Twitter?
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.
A brief guide to building an online brand as a freelancer
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?
How to secure press attention for your brand
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
Online Validation and The Blue Tick
Branding is all about trust. Sadly, sometimes it feels like the best way to get that trust is to validation from strangers online. There are other routes to freelance stability.
How to avoid clichés when writing pitch emails
Why are your pitch emails getting aired? Prospective clients want you to stand out. The worst way to do that? Including clichés in your messages.
Navigating the journalism waiting game
What do you do if your editor is taking FOREVER to release your piece to the public? Well, you don’t have a whole lot of options, but you do have a couple.
Staying agile as a freelancer
You’ve grown your business into something to be proud of. Congrats! But you gotta stay light on your feet. How do you do that?
Public speaking: Fighting stage fright
Public speaking is terrifying. How do you prepare yourself to avoid getting the jitters?
How to avoid client negotiations turning sour
Do you regularly feel yourself getting more and more annoyed when trying to have reasonable conversations with your clients? Make sure you don’t turn friends into enemies as negotions turn sour.
Defining your time; or how to avoid being on call 24/7
Don’t be afraid to set your own time. That’s probably why you became a freelancer, after all.