6am Side Projects - Designer Femke van Schoonhoven

Femke manages to fit in a lot. Full time work, freelance clients, a podcast, speaking, blogging, conferences, a social life. A cat.

She shares her story: from New Zealand to Amsterdam, forming a 'studio' with her boyfriend,  dispanding a studio with her boyfriend,  growing in confidence, growing an audience. The power of connection. The power of reflection. Making goals. Making time.

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The Value of Value - Data Visualisation Specialist Andy Kirk

In 2010 Andy started a blog exploring his passion for data visualisation. It led to a huge multi-national knocking on his door as his first client and that gave him the confidence to visualise life being freelance.

Hear Andy share his story, discussing the pressures of pricing, knowing when to hire others and the value of writing books on your subject.

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Creative Block - Illustrator Emma Block

When a 16 year old Emma started sharing her artwork on her blog, she had no idea how quickly she'd turn from teenager to freelancer and ultimately from freelancer into 'influencer'! 

Hear the way she's diversified her income, copes with an RSI and shares tips on social marketing (including great success with Instagram Stories).

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Taking The Plunge - Photographer Matt Porteous

How does a builder from Jersey end up photographing a future King?

Hear how Matt took the plunge, followed his passion, knocked on doors and took every job that came his way.

Nowadays Matt's joined forces with other freelancers to form a studio that allows them to be creative and take on even more work. His passion for travel and underwater photography still shines through and it's all going swimmingly.

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Blogging & Business Chops - Motion Designer Austin Saylor

A year before he went freelance, Austin started blogging. Not only did it give him a space to document and reflect on his progress, but it brought him connections that referred him for work. Since then expanding his network through conferences has done the same.

He continues to think big, experiment, grow and develop his business chops.

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Instagram Changed My Life - Writer & Photographer Sara Tasker

When Sara went on maternity leave it wasn't just her child that was born. A business was too.

Sara's story shows what can happen when you find and connect with your people, with your audience. Her Instagram followers have given her the ability to quit her 'day job' and follow her passion for photography and writing.

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Self Developer - Developer Sara Soueidan

How do you go from having no idea of a career... to becoming Net Awards Developer of the Year? In just a couple of years?!

For Lebanese freelancer Sara it's been a journey of self development as much as anything she's done for the web. Hear her story of learning, sharing, writing, speaking, teaching, creating... and then learning some more.


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Creating Your Own Platform - Writer & Filmmaker Andrew White

Freelancing for the best part of 20 years has seen Andrew go from filming anything corporate for money to shooting his passion and creating exactly the kind of content he wants to be known for, finding his own audience and building his own platform.

With 'Walks Around Britain' he can choose his own path and now enjoys the freelance opportunities that find him along the way.

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Printing Profit - Pattern Designer Elizabeth Silver

After a decade in New York, pattern designer Elizabeth swapped the city for the suburbs and a regular job for being freelance.

Despite her industry experience, it felt like starting all over with a new career. In this episode, Elizabeth shares her tips on marketing, diversifying her income streams and making it all with persistence.

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Worth The Risk - Journalist & Coach Janet Murray

After starting out as a teacher, Janet made her dream of becoming a national press journalist a reality. Years later, now she's helping small businesses grow and get media attention as a PR coach.

Full of ambition and a think it, do it attitude, Janet shares her story and tips on building a network and community. Taking on hard work, content marketing and more than a few risks along the way.

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Tweet Chat - Social Media Consultant Pippa Akram

Pippa created a freelance social media business when she saw the need. The need of businesses local to her and the need of her family for her to have flexible hours.

In amongst her story, 'Social Pip' shares her tips for using local or industry niche Tweet Chats to grow your network and business online. Plus we hear how she reigns in potenial growth to stay true to the reason she went freelance in the first place.

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Content To Grow - Copywriter Kelly Gilmour-Grassam

Having begun freelancing whilst still at university, Kelly realised if she was going to be doing this for the next 40 years then she needed a plan.

Crowned young IPSE Freelancer Of The Year 2015, Kelly shares great freelance tips and insight as she outsourced, took on an employee, joined trade bodies and more so that her company 'Making You Content' was making her content as well.

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Mused by Mouse - Graphic Designer Millie Cooper

There's nothing quiet about this Mouse. Millie's love of graphic and web design is amplified by her passion for business itself.

Millie shares great tips for using Instagram and LinkedIn to grow. Plus, from her base in Sydney, hear how she's built a remote team of freelancers around the world to help evolve 'Design By Mouse' even further.

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Diversify - Digital Trainer Ben Halsall

There's a lot in here: how Ben carved out a name for himself when moving to a new country; how he diversified his offering so he could be location independent and protected for the future; how he developed online training in various forms and uses YouTube for marketing and income.

And yet through it all... with much honesty, isn't always motivated at all.

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