Starting a business with your best friend sounds like a great project in theory, but it can have its ups and downs…
Some of the best businesses are started by best friends who hatch an idea organically and make it grow together.
In a technology-driven world we wanted show a few of our most-admired, small creative businesses some love.
Here are the art, textile and design businesses we think are paving the way in the UK’s creative industry.
Being a freelancer usually means no day is the same. While this can be stimulating and fun, it can make it tricky to plan your weeks. Here are some apps to help you out.
Sometimes the best work is a result of teamwork, and at some stage in every freelancer’s career they’re required to work alongside a partner (or a group of partners) to get a project done.
We look at the world’s favourite duos and see what makes a great pairing.
Why do seasonal updates matter for your website?
Well – why do shops put up a Christmas tree in the centre of the store at Christmas? Why do cafes raise their pancake game in the run-up to Shrove Tuesday? Because they know that cashing in on holidays attracts customers and clients and shows off their spirit and skills.
Already daydreaming about your next getaway? These destinations are stark contrasts from one another – but all offer a dash of artistic flair that’s sure to refresh and inspire you.
Take a look, and start planning your most memorable trip yet…
There’s nothing better than closing your laptop for the night, putting up your slipper-clad feet and popping on a movie to wile the evening away.
We all have our favourites – but did you know that Netflix has some relatively unknown and very inspirational movies? We’ve put together a list of some films to inspire the creative side of you, for something a little different on your next movie night…
Working from home can be a bit of a solo mission, so it’s important to make sure you still get in some social events that you’d usually attend if you worked in an office.
Take a look at these ideas for unusual and novel meet-up ideas to enjoy with fellow freelancers, for some creative inspiration and a lot of fun.
Everyone has idols from pop-culture or fiction, and most of us have inspirations in our industry, too. As freelancers, these can sometimes overlap. We’ve put together a list of 6 famous freelancers that have been inspiring us for years…
1. Carrie Bradshaw
Who is she? Freelance writer for the New York Times, writing a weekly column called Sex and the City. Eventually, her columns are collected and printed in a book.