Freelance Advice

Advice for Freelancers and anyone trying to break free of the 9-5 in pursuit of a career as a Freelancer.

Your Freelance Toolkit – Essential Tools For Project Work

Your Freelance Toolkit – Essential Tools For Project Work
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What do you think a freelancer needs for a successful career? Top-range gadgets? Executive furniture? A year’s supply of Post-It notes? To be honest, as long as you have the knowledge and the expertise, you can start building a creative freelance business with a fairly sparse set of tools. You probably own most of them […]

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What Services Should A Freelancer Offer?

What Services Should A Freelancer Offer?
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If you’re a freelancer, you’re no doubt up against agencies and big bad conglomerates which offer a wide range of services. To compete, you’ll need to follow suit – which means you’ll be wearing a few different hats. But what services should you offer? First off, it’s all relative. There’s no magic formula, no silver […]

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How To Price A Project

How To Price A Project
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Setting your price for your services is always stressful for new freelancers. Getting it right first time puts your new career on good footing – getting it wrong means you’ll be struggling to make ends meet. Here’s a few tips to help you price your projects right. Understand your industry Firstly, identify what kind of […]

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Dethroning the King: Does Your Site Have Too Much Content?

Dethroning the King: Does Your Site Have Too Much Content?
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‘Content is king’, as the marketing kids say these days (or as I said back in 2013), and having a regular stream of good content is certainly recommended for achieving and maintaining good search engine rankings. But what if all the content you’re proudly displaying on your website is actually having a detrimental effect on […]

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