First impressions can be make or break for freelancers meeting new clients. Here’s how to make a great first impression, so your client relations go from strength to strength. The first time you meet a new client, you want them to leave the meeting feeling like they can’t wait to begin working with you. Giving … Continued
We’ve all heard the rags-to-riches stories of some of the world’s most successful people. But what’s their secret, and can we learn from them in order to get ahead ourselves?
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.
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 … Continued
If you’ve been dreaming of starting your own business, the beginning of the new year is the perfect time to get cracking, and put those plans into action. We’ve put together a list of tips for getting your business up and running this year.
It’s harder for people who run their own business to switch off over the festive period. We look at ways to help freelancers relax and make the most of the festive season… 1. Plan ahead It would be lovely to just down tools on Christmas Eve and relax for 10-days without a care in the … Continued