In May 2016, I launch Freelance Heroes – a Facebook Group for freelancers to share ideas, seek support and help our freelancing peers. If you’re a freelancer, based anywhere in the UK, then come in and join the freelance revolution.

Join us now at https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelanceheroes/

 


Featured Freelancer

Each week, we delve in the life and journey of a freelancer from Freelance Heroes. Below are some fascinating lessons to be learnt from there experiences and I’m sure you’ll take something from each one, that’ll help you and your freelance business.

Featured Freelancer, David Orchard, Web Designer

Featured Freelancer, David Orchard, Web Designer

This week’s Featured Freelancer is Web Designer, David Orchard, a.k.a. Web Lad. It’s clear from his answers that Stockport-based David believes that this is a great time to be a freelancer and, with the right attitude and hard work, the opportunities that lay ahead can be extraordinary. This is... read more
Featured Freelancer, Jo Harrison, Virtual Assistant

Featured Freelancer, Jo Harrison, Virtual Assistant

This week we say bonjour et bienvenue to our Featured Freelancer, Jo Harrison, who started her freelancing journey, as a Virtual Assistant, in August 2011. Now based in France, Jo (who I originally met at MicroBizMattersDay 2016) credits freelancing for transforming her health and happiness, and also doesn’t consider other... read more
Featured Freelancer, Hannah Keet, Translator

Featured Freelancer, Hannah Keet, Translator

I first connected with Hannah when she worked with fellow translator Natalie Soper on a fascinating article entitled “Fiverr: Do you get what you pay for?” (It’s worth mentioning here that they have written “Fiverr: Do you get what you pay for? (Part 2)“.) Based in Plymouth, Hannah has... read more
Featured Freelancer: Adrian Ashton, Social Enterprise Consultant

Featured Freelancer: Adrian Ashton, Social Enterprise Consultant

Nestled in between Blackburn and Bradford is the picturesque market town of Todmorden, home to our latest Featured Freelancer, Adrian Ashton. Since I met Adrian, initially on twitter, I’ve known him to be a man full of surprises, with an engaging and supportive style about him. When you read his... read more
Featured Freelancer: Imogen Allen, Digital Virtual Manager

Featured Freelancer: Imogen Allen, Digital Virtual Manager

In our latest edition of the Featured Freelancer, we learn from Imogen Allen what a Digital Virtual Manager is and get some valuable advice for anyone thinking of making the swtich from employed to freelancer. It’s also the best answer to the last question yet. Imogen set up her Staffordshire... read more
Featured Freelancer, Lisa Johnstone, Graphic Designer

Featured Freelancer, Lisa Johnstone, Graphic Designer

Orginating from Canada, Our 13th and latest Featured Freelancer is Lisa (Leese) Johnstone, a Graphic Designeer and Illustrator from Sittingbourne in Kent. Now, I’ve never met Lisa (apart from on twitter and in Freelance Heroes), but her answers indicate a very competitive and determined spirit, which has no doubt... read more
Featured Freelancer: Sean Hargrave, Freelance Journalist

Featured Freelancer: Sean Hargrave, Freelance Journalist

Sean Hargrave is one of the most experienced members of the Freelance Heroes group, having freelanced for over 18years. In this latest Featured Freelancer edition, Sean gives a very honest account of the highs and lows that he has experienced as a freelancer, and also introduces us to “frenemies”... read more
Featured Freelancer: Elizabeth Harmon, Social Media Consultant

Featured Freelancer: Elizabeth Harmon, Social Media Consultant

Over the years I’ve read many tips on freelancing, such as which tools to use, how to get new customers, etc. Bournemouth-based, Elizabeth Harmon, sums this all up together perfectly when she writes “You’re in charge of everything and so it’s important you’re organised.” Her other tips, like all... read more
Featured Freelancer: Karen Arnott, Graphic Designer

Featured Freelancer: Karen Arnott, Graphic Designer

Each week, a Freelance Hero steps out from behind the social media profile pic to become a Featured Freelancer and share the story of freelance journey. This week’s Featured Freelancer is Cambridge-based, Graphic Designer, Karen Arnott, who is one of the more experienced freelancers in the group. This is... read more