Blogging Boost - Graphic Designer Lauren Hooker

After six months of struggling to get her freelance career off the ground, Lauren started blogging.
Every day. For a year.

It took off. Her diary booked up months ahead with a waiting list of clients for her business Elle & Company.

We chat about using a business coach, content marketing, hiring assistants, evolving a passive income stream and more.

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Don't let Freelance fill all your time - Graphic Designer Jon Hicks

15 years of being freelance has given Jon plenty of thoughts to share. Long term gigs versus variety. Finding other freleancers to set up a coworking space. Freelancing as a dad with babies to when their teenagers.

Portfolio polishing, book writing, conference speaking, side project creating, payment chasing. The guilt. Don't let freelance fill all your spare time. Let some of it be filled listening to this.

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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'.

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