Category Archives: Freelancing

Two extremely useful things I've learnt from going '9-5er' to self-employed so far Two extremely useful things I've learnt from going '9-5er' to self-employed so far

July 12, 2014 by

If there’s one thing that has surprised me most about working freelance, it’s the sense of community amongst those who work for themselves.

Everyone, no matter how experienced, seems interested to hear the stories of others: what inspired them to set out on their own, how they dealt with any hesitations before taking the leap, and how they controlled their nerves once they began.

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Are UnPaid Creative Projects Worth Doing? Here's How They Can Be Are UnPaid Creative Projects Worth Doing? Here's How They Can Be

February 15, 2014 by

It’s an experience many creatives have suffered, particularly early in their careers – taking on a project that promises exposure rather than financial reward.

Often poorly defined and almost never accompanied by a written agreement, the nature of these projects allows the client to tweak, twist, turn, and change the scope of the project at their whim.

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21 Ways the Modern World is Harming You as a Creative and What to do About it 21 Ways the Modern World is Harming You as a Creative and What to do About it

July 29, 2013 by

The world is moving. Recession or not, there is no doubt that human society is experiencing rapid change, progression, and a shift in the way we interact, do business, create, and experience reality.

I’ve put together a list of some of the bigger and noticeable challenges being faced by those in the creative industries in today’s world. I’ve also included some suggestions on what you can do to deal with them.

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