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Articles tagged Freelancing

Plan Your Future in Five Easy Steps
The September 2009 UK edition of Wired ran an interesting article, carrying the same title as this post, by futurist Peter Schwartz. In the article, Schwartz proposed a 5 step plan to predicting and therefore safe guarding your future. Read more – ‘Plan Your Future in Five Easy Steps’.
My Work Philosophy
Okay, so many of the points below aren’t purely my philosophy, but ideas and principles I have picked up along the way throughout my [development] career. Some relate to the UNIX philosophy, or even the Zen of Python, but wherever they’re from, they can be applied to many other domains. Read more – ‘My Work Philosophy’.
Launching Yourself as a Freelancer – Advertise and Find Work
Advertising and finding work as a freelancer has the potential to be extremely painful and difficult. However, having made the decision to go freelance, it is likely you are actually good at what you do, which gives you a great headstart. Read more – ‘Launching Yourself as a Freelancer – Advertise and Find Work’.
Launching Yourself as a Freelancer – Networking
In the first two parts of this series, I talked about setting up in business as a freelancer and publicising yourself via branding and blogging. Read more – ‘Launching Yourself as a Freelancer – Networking’.
Launching Yourself as a Freelancer – Publicity
In the first part of this series I talked about setting yourself up in business. The next step is to publicise yourself and your skills. At this point, it is helpful to know exactly what line of work you want to be focusing on, since you will need to target your efforts. Read more – ‘Launching Yourself as a Freelancer – Publicity’.
Launching Yourself as a Freelancer
You're an experienced designer or developer with aspirations to become a freelancer. Shrugging off the corporate cloak —"It's cosy! It fits well! You've had it for years!" — is becoming more and more common. Read more – ‘Launching Yourself as a Freelancer’.