5 freelance writing jobs you can start today

Thinking how to rock freelance writing? These days you can do what you love and earn a living without breaking a sweat. All you need to do is to find a writing job that is right up your street. We’ve singled out 5 freelance writing jobs you can try out this very moment. Plus, we’ll … Read more

How to Write from Home and Earn Money

Are you looking for full-time or part-time employment? Are you in the wrong profession? Are you a recent graduate who is looking for something to keep them busy? Are you good at doing research? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then you are in the right place. Today, there are many … Read more

How to network online as a freelancer

Networking is an essential part of freelance life, both to keep yourself known that you’re looking for work, but also for meeting other freelancers to swap ideas, tips, potential work and even to have the occasional grumble with. Freelancing can be a lonely experience! Even if you’re based outside of  a city  (London, for example) where lots of … Read more

How to build a freelance portfolio that wins clients

Building a freelance portfolio is one of the first things you need to do when trying to find new freelance clients. Before a potential new client hires you, clients need more assurance than your promise that you will deliver value for them. Showing any previous client work or freelance projects you have completed is a … Read more

How To Have a Decent Digital Diet

(Note: I get the irony of writing about a digital diet on a blog, which you will undoubtedly read on some kind of digital device.) It’s a fact of modern life that we spend most of our days looking at digital screens. From checking tweets on your mobile, to doing email on your laptop, to … Read more

How to Get a Job in PR

How to Get a Job in PR is Sarah Stimson’s fantastic book on how to break into the PR industry. The book is a comprehensive guide to finding and keeping the PR job you dream of, answering all sorts of questions you may have about the PR industry and helping with many more that might not have … Read more

The Jelly Reading List

  Jelly is the new iPhone and Android app from Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone. The basic premise is of "loosely distributed networks of people coordinating via Jelly to help each other." Here’s their video to explain more: I’ve been playing around with the app this morning and found the experience a mix of Instagram and … Read more

How to build long-term client relationships as a freelancer

How to build long-term client relationships is a follow up to yesterday’s post on finding freelance work in the summer slump, and a longer term goal to write more about freelancing in general. I’ve written quite a bit about what I’ve learned from freelancing, but if there’s any topics you want to cover just let … Read more

Freelance Journalist Q&A: Sean Hargrave

This is the eighth in a series of interviews with freelancers, telling us their stories on how they went freelance. The aim is to help others who are thinking of becoming freelance learn more about what it takes, as well as get advice and inspiration so they can get the confidence and understanding to find out … Read more