Strip it back - Web Developer Matthew Brennan

Strip it back - Web Developer Matthew Brennan

After starting out portraying himself as an agency that covered everything graphic & web design, Matthew's discovered a) his natural niche of web development and b) that clients prefer knowing they're working with an individual.

He's stripped it back: dropped the 'everything' offering, refocused, rebranded and revoiced as 'I'.

Being every role - Illustrator Emmeline Pidgen

Being every role - Illustrator Emmeline Pidgen

Since leaving university Emmeline has been freelance, building her online presence and her business. In 2016 she was named as the UK's Freelancer of the Year by IPSE.

Here she chats about her side projects, making the most of the quiet spells and how she enjoys being every role in the business. Even the accounts.

Instagram Stories - Designer Jimmy Bryant

Instagram Stories - Designer Jimmy Bryant

Second time round at freelancing, Colorado based designer Jimmy knew he needed to put himself out there and found a use for Instagram. Since then, people around the world have found him and his work - and he's found his voice.

Hear the lessons he's learned as he set out to diversify his income from band merch to his own products and beyond.

Little Things Every Day - Digital Marketer Josh Hoffman

Little Things Every Day - Digital Marketer Josh Hoffman

US digital marketer Josh took his skills, took his definition of success and took his passport as he travelled the world on a journey of epic freelancing.

Currently in Bangkok he shares how acting locally whilst thinking globally transformed his business. Doing the little things every day of creating, networking and... living.

Wise Words - Marketer Luan Wise

Wise Words - Marketer Luan Wise

After years of agency and in-house experience, Luan stepped out into being freelance. A story of spotting opportunities, maintaining relationships and self development underlines her solo career.

She shares her experience hiring coaches, writing a book, speaking, making courses by herself and alongside LinkedIn - and above all, thinking like a business.

My work is my life - Illustrator Tatsuro Kiuchi

My work is my life - Illustrator Tatsuro Kiuchi

Tokyo based illustrator and painter Tatsuro has been freelance since leaving art college 25 years ago. Working remotely with clients around the world long before the internet made it the norm.

He chats about adapting his style to get the work he wanted, being fine with being a workaholic and the need to look after ourselves.