Freelance Success Strategies

Freelancers in the Agency Environment: a Good Fit?

Freelance input has been an active part of agency life for many decades, and still is. So, what are the pros and cons of involving freelancers in the agency environment? Some thoughts below – and please add your own experiences in the comments.

The Vast Majority of Freelancers are True Professionals

Obviously there could be security issues with freelancers who may come and go, potentially working for an agency’s competitors or, at least, not sharing the same depth of loyalty to the agency that a salaried employee would.… Read more

Freelance As a Career – Advantages, Disadvantages and Tips

Freelance As A Career Tips Advantages DisadvantagesFreelance input has been an active part of agency life for many decades, and still is. But just what are the realities of choosing freelance as a career? Some thoughts below – and please add your own experiences in the comments.

 

Permanent Freelancing As a Career Choice

The greatest advantage of freelancing is, of course, the freedom to widen your remit at random and gain a broader range of experience and expertise than you might as a staffer.

“Like many creatives, I have a low boredom threshold,” says UK-based freelance copywriter Paula Hanson.… Read more

15 Ways To Win More Freelance Work – INFOGRAPHIC

Freelance success is all down to getting well paid work exactly when you want it. Easier said than done? Perhaps but successful freelancers – normally those that have been working for a while – have a set of proven strategies that means they are not without work. This is a great little infographic from Craig Murray at The Pen Company which shows ways to find more freelance writing work. The ideas can be applied to any discipline though. Add any of your suggestions to the comments.… Read more