How payment structures for journalism works now How some publications are doing it differently A 60/40 split for contributors and it’s value for community building What do the journalists want? The future of structured payments for freelancers An informal survey of creative freelance friends and colleagues found that agreeing rates and getting paid by clients […]
Sometimes, freelancing can feel like you’re living your best life. Want to work in your favourite cafe this morning? You can do that. Need a lie in after a late night? You do you. All this to say, you’re in control. But all of a sudden it’s the new year and you’re also expected to […]
I’ve been a freelance journalist for many years, but I haven’t been proactive enough when it comes to addressing the “business” side of my work. I’m determined to change that, which is why I’ve been thinking a lot about portfolios lately – and how to go about making one. I feel ready to level up […]
For better or worse, I can almost guarantee that every young journalist will have come across the phrase “JournoTwitter” at least half a dozen times as they work to break the glass ceiling in their industry. This kind of Twitter community, like many, functions as a virtual clique, where established ‘It’ girls, and an insular […]
You don’t want to get taxed twice if you do work for clients based in the US, so here’s everything you need to know about the infamous W-8. The web is a wonderful thing, making it super-easy for us freelancers to work across national borders. Sometimes, in fact, we forget they exist at all. But […]
You may have been tempted by the idea of using an email tracker to see who is and isn’t reading your email. But this can actually be a pretty stressful way of living your best freelance life, Qais Hussain argues.
“You should never be bored because there is always something to learn.” Jen Ruiz takes her love of blogging full time
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.
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.
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
“Do what you love”, they say, “and you’ll never work a day in your life”. Yeah, right.