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Dec 16, 2019

The peaks and troughs of freelancing can be overwhelming - so how do you handle them? What should you do during a slow patch? And are economic downturns something to fear? Not necessarily, as we talk about in this week's episode.

Dec 8, 2019

If you're a freelancer, how well does your website / online portfolio work for you? Does it bring in traffic? Convert leads? Is it something you're proud to share with clients? If not, don't stress - it's not as hard as you might think to improve your website's look'n'feel and make it more user-friendly. In...

Nov 25, 2019

Moving from an in-house role to a freelance one is a MASSIVE change. Suddenly, time is money - and productivity is all important in order to make the income you need to get by. In this episode, Lynne and Rachel share their time-saving tips and tricks and talk about the productivity resources available in the Rachel's...

Nov 18, 2019

It's all too easy to undersell yourself when you're freelance. You want the project, and think quoting a little lower is going to do the trick. But sometimes, under-charging can backfire - and actually lose you work. In this episode, we explain how and why you need to price yourself accordingly.

Nov 11, 2019

Once upon a time, journos simply had to file their copy and that was that. These days, you may be asked to do quite a bit more, especially if you're writing for digital outlets. Find out what editors and clients tend to expect from content writers these days (and where you might need to upskill).