Category Archives: Blog

Here at Velocity Towers we pride ourselves on keeping up with the latest business news and events affecting our virtual office clients. Catch up with the latest articles and our take on happenings around the Velocity planet…

To hot desk or not to hot desk: a freelancer’s dilemma

For and against hot-desking, we look at both sides of arguments…

A permanent desk at a coworking space or at a client’s office has its benefits, however, hot-desking, from a managed space or a coffee shop also has its perks. There are a number of factors you should consider before making your decision. We weigh up the options…
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5 best web resources for freelancers moving abroad

Taking your freelancing to far-flung locations can seem daunting at first. Our pick of the five best web resources will see you make the move with a lot less to worry about.

In a world where portfolios and passports collide, our list of web resources will make freelancing seem that much freer.
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Best winter spots for freelancers who love the cold

If you prefer to co-work in the cold and freelance while freezing, there are several dream destinations to choose from. Read on for our suggestions…

The digital nomad lifestyle doesn’t have to revolve around the sun. Our guide offers five destinations, cooler than most and in more ways than one…
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5 ways to get your work-life balance back into shape

Does your personal life tend to suffer because of your busy professional life? Try these tips to achieve a greater work-life balance…

It’s misleading to suggest that a work-life balance means spending an equal amount of time across your personal and professional life. It’s not always possible for freelancers to ensure they have enough free time, but it’s important to try to keep things as balanced as possible.
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5 reasons to get away from shorter days and head to the Southern Hemisphere

As the clocks go back and the days feel shorter, why not travel south in pursuit of the sun? We suggest the top reasons for freelancers to move to another hemisphere when winter sets in…

The clocks went back on 27 October, and that means darker working hours. For freelancers able to work on the move though, it might be tempting to travel south.
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How to negotiate flexible work hours when starting your freelance career

Finding the time to go freelance should be the last of your worries with these tips to negotiate flexible hours and free up your valuable time.

The decision to go freelance often involves weighing up the security of a regular job versus the freedom of working flexible hours. Switching from a steady 9-5 to being a full-time digital nomad can seem too big a leap. But, by negotiating more flexibility in your regular job and freelancing on the side, you can make your transition into freelancing more financially stable, and less of a sudden switch from employee to digital nomad. Try the following tips to give yourself the breathing room to kickstart your freelance career…
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Top tips for balancing freelance work levels throughout the year

Do the seasons tend to dictate your freelance work levels more than you’d like? You’re not alone. Read on for ideas on how to balance out your workload throughout the working year…

Most workplaces experience annual peaks and troughs in work volume, and most manage to weather them just fine.

For many freelancers though, a quiet period might mean that your lifestyle is in danger of being
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5 ways to help fellow freelancers on their career path

Established your career as a digital nomad? Why not help others follow in your footsteps? Read on for 5 ways you can help like-minded freelancers find success…

As a digital nomad, you know the advantages and drawbacks of your career choice. Once you’ve found a degree of success as a freelancer, you might be wondering what you can do to further enrich your career.
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