Carson has always freelanced on the side.
Chasing the cash and the creativity that freelance opportunities would bring whilst still studying or working full time.
He's learned how to find the good clients, set expectations, communicate and avoid work overload (eventually).
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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.