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.
Here’s some of the key takeaway points:
How Nicky changed direction from a TV career by teaching herself camera and editing and becoming her own boss
Nothing beats getting face to face with someone and showing them your work
Finding the work/life balance can be tricky when it comes to planning with others
The difficulties of taking a holiday and staying on top of things means you need an understanding partner
Her experience of hiring an actual office, co-working space and working from home
Hot-desking environments are great for networking, meeting other creatives that you might collaborate with and even for seminars on how to run a better business etc
Hire an accountant and pay yourself a regular wage, whether you’ve had a bumper month of work or not
As a freelancer, make the most of Twitter’s 30 second video uploads to showcase what you do
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