Redundancy helped push Mike into a freelance career. Since then he's evolved, learned, focused, launched his own products, developed his own personal brand and formed his own design studio... and yet still regularly questions whether being freelance is right for him. Why?Read More
Starting by selling Wordpress themes on Etsy, Kelly now offers an evolving range of branding services in amongst a generous supply of free resources.
From Brazil to a noisy New York City, we hear her story. And a few sirens. And planes. Drowned out by passion for her business.
Rachel's found inspiration, support, friendship and even clients in the communities she's joined online. Be it through courses she's paid for, Twitter or private Facebook groups she's joined (or started!), she's realised you don't have to freelance alone.
Hear her story: from finding her niche - the wake up call to her business, to finding herself in hospital - the wake up call to herself.Read More
After a year of the podcast Being Freelance... what's that 12 months actually been like for our very first guests? In this, the first of two special episodes, Steve Folland chats to photographer Tom Miles, designer Liz Elcoate and audio producer Chris Hollis. Their challenges, their changes, their epiphanies... their year being freelance.Read More
5 years after redundancy abruptly introduced her to self employment, exhibitions designer Rebecca Shipham was named IPSE Freelancer Of The Year.
Ahead of National Freelance Day 2015, a year on from her coronation, we hear how she succeeds in her niche, deals with isolation, finds confidence in trading as a company and how the win has allowed her to give back to the next generation of creatives.Read More
Tim designs and develops for local SME clients in his home city of Minneapolis. They all come thanks to the work he puts into establishing himself as a digital marketing authority both with blogging and podcasting. All that whilst refining his trade with work in an agency.
Tim shares great insight into building a successful website for yourself as a freelancer.Read More
Louisa trades both as herself and as her company Superhuman Limited, travelling from her homes in Berlin and London to make a difference across the digital world.
A long career from startups and agencies to big corporations and even governments has given her great insights to share so hopefully we won't freak out. But will she?Read More
Ian designs logos as a freelance side project, but by using social media has carved himself out as an industry authority.
This online brand means all of his work is generated by inbound enquiries. Worth geeking over.Read More