Niche Queen - E-book Designer Janet Brent

Niche Queen - E-book Designer Janet Brent

Janet quit her job in the US to travel the world.

After finding herself she started finding clients as a freelance designer focused on e-books.

From the slums of the Philippines she's emerged as the E-book Queen. Now back in the States, she's switched the advice of monks for mastermind mentors. Listen up: it's quite a journey!

Lifestyle Business - UX Consultant Paul Boag

Lifestyle Business - UX Consultant Paul Boag

How do you become a leader in digital strategy? With 20 years experience as an employee, company director and freelancer who's figured out how to make his business work for his lifestyle.

With great thoughts on work/life balance Paul also shares how he built up his incredible personal brand through content marketing with podcasts, videos, blogs, books... Hear what it's like creating and living in Boag World.

Invest In Yourself - Blogger and E-book writer Samar Owais

Invest In Yourself - Blogger and E-book writer Samar Owais

Samar Owais arrived in Dubai. She knew her husband. She knew she could blog. What she didn't know, she's learned online, investing in courses that hone her writing and business skills.

With great tips on working with clients in multiple time zones, plus the power of remote mentors and guest blogging.

Side Project Success - Stefanie Posavec

Side Project Success - Stefanie Posavec

Data Designer Stefanie has exhibited at top galleries, spoken at conferences around the world and designed book covers for heroes, but it's her passion projects that she does on the side that really make a difference to her success.

Includes great thoughts on creating your own work space and appreciating the value of yourself.

 

Mentor In The Mix - Voiceover & Producer Stevie Cripps

Mentor In The Mix - Voiceover & Producer Stevie Cripps

How do you go from being a locksmith to the voice of Radio 1?
From house entries to House heroes?

As a voiceover and in demand audio imaging producer to the world's biggest DJs, Stevie's business took off but he had to figure out how to run a business too.

And when it all went a bit Pete Tong, he found help in a mentor.

Market, Market, Grow - Video Producer Neil Waddington

Market, Market, Grow - Video Producer Neil Waddington

Passionate about video production, at the start of the millenium Neil soon grew from being a freelancer to being a company owner.

But when the recession hit he realised being good wasn't enough.

He needed to be marketing his business. Having laid everyone off he set about growing again, but this time with lessons learned...

Breakdown To Breakthrough - Coach Ebonie Allard

Breakdown To Breakthrough - Coach Ebonie Allard

Ebonie's successful Virtual Assistant business led to a very Real breakdown.

Hear how that became her 'breakthrough' as she retrained as a coach to other self employed 'misfits'.

Includes great insight into building a business via social media/blogging/email list.

First Job Freelance - Video Creator Olly Newport

First Job Freelance - Video Creator Olly Newport

Olly Newport's a 20 year old camera op/video editor who has never been anything but freelance.

Faced with a future of high univeristy fees he chose to take a film making passion into a freelancing career instead. It's been a steep learning curve in business.

Creative Company - Animator Fraser Davidson

Creative Company - Animator Fraser Davidson

Fraser Davidson is a BAFTA award winning director, animator and designer. He's been staff, he's been freelance and now he's a year into co-founding a company. From side projects to dream projects. Crafty and candid tips in here whatever field you work in.

Freelancing & Family - Art Director Sam Clark-Hall

Freelancing & Family - Art Director Sam Clark-Hall

Due to the nature of the TV/film industry, Sam's never had a 'proper job', so with over 15 years of freelancing under her belt has plenty to share on staying afloat financially.

Plus in recent years she's been balancing ambition with starting a family and doing something you love around those that you love.

Become A Business Professional - Brand/Web Designer Liz Elcoate

Become A Business Professional - Brand/Web Designer Liz Elcoate

Hear how Liz went from pension advisor to banking on a freelance career for her future.

It's not enough to be a passionate freelancer, you need to be a business person and this episode includes cracking thoughts on: payments, contracts, commanding respect and finding a niche.

Find Your Mentor - Motion Designer Stu Denbigh

Find Your Mentor - Motion Designer Stu Denbigh

Motion Designer & Creative Editor Stu Denbigh took a step back to move forward.

He chats about the importance of continually improving, finding a mentor and cash-flow - all part of being freelance for 10 years.

Upskill To Get The Work You Want - Video Creator Nicky Woodhouse

Upskill To Get The Work You Want - Video Creator Nicky Woodhouse

Nicky Woodhouse went from TV researcher to self shoot/edit freelancer following David Cameron for 3 years creating Web-Cameron.

She's now grown her business Woodhouse TV using other freelancers. This episode includes her thoughts on finances, portfolios and the benefits of different work environments such as hot desking v hiring a full office.

Developing Consultant Magic - CSS Wizard Harry Roberts

Developing Consultant Magic - CSS Wizard Harry Roberts

CSS Wizardry's Harry Roberts went from secure staff job to in-demand consultant and international speaker. Great tips on self marketing, the importance of your own site's language to getting hired and the difference in being a freelance consultant.

Finding Your Specialism - TV Presenter Gema Enseñat

Finding Your Specialism - TV Presenter Gema Enseñat

Hear how Gema went from secondary school teacher to TV host, channel announcer and voiceover, then self-styled her own direction as a craft blogger.

Includes: finding your specialism and not letting finances run the show.

Oh, and her dog.