Build your own career.
Working for yourself doesn’t mean you have no career path – you create your own.
Wherever you are on your freelance journey, it’s good to keep an eye on the bigger picture.
Apps for running a business
The apps and services I use to run my business.Read
Retainers are seen as the holy grail of freelance work, but if they’re not set up correctly they’re more trouble than they’re worth.Read
Separating business and personal money
I didn’t set up a separate business bank account until I’d been trading for nearly six years.Read
Launching a community
A new community for freelancers, independent of social media and tech.Read
Are you sure you want to go freelance?
Freelancing is no panacea for employment problems.Read
What being a musician taught me about working for yourself
Musician → Web Designer. These two fields seem worlds apart, but being a musician has been useful in my freelance career.Read
The self–employed pension problem
The government’s pension-awareness campaign for freelancers won’t solve the problem.Read
Social media for freelancers
Getting involved in freelancer-focused social media groups is one of the best decisions I’ve made since going freelance.Read
Useful stuff for freelancers
There are millions of articles about how to become a freelancer online – here are some standout reads.Read
How I save for tax
My alternative to saving 30% of each invoice.Read
Five years of freelancing: 20 practical tips
In 2018, I marked five years of being a freelance web designer. Here’s what I’ve learnt along the way.Read
How Upwork worked for me
I started my freelance career on Upwork. If you ignore low paying jobs, it could work for you, too.Read
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