Early on, London based filmmaker Ben started juggling life as a freelancer and studying.
Here, he chats about working for free and how he transitioned that to paid gigs.
How collaborating with others can inspire him both creatively and in business.
Plus, coping with cashflow and the pressures of travelling for work... and when to say 'no'.
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Who the hell is Steve Folland?
Steve's a freelancer helping businesses use and make video & audio content in much better ways. Find out more at stevefolland.com, track him down on Twitter @sfolland or lay a trail of cake and he'll eventually catch you up.
Check out Steve's Being Freelance Vlog that documents his weekly wanderings and wonderings as a freelancer.