In May 2016, I launched 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: Nisha Kotecha, Social Media Consultant

Featured Freelancer: Nisha Kotecha, Social Media Consultant

In a digital world full of negativity and pessimism, I was easily drawn to the twitter account of Good News Shared and The Moments Journal, which regulary Celebrating the impact & achievements of charities, NGOs, and social enterprises. The accounts are run by this week’s Featured Freelancer Nisha Kotecha... read more
Featured Freelancer: Ellen Manning, Freelance Journalist

Featured Freelancer: Ellen Manning, Freelance Journalist

Self doubt is extremely common amongst freelancers, from a lack of confidence in areas we’ve had little exposure to previously, to the imposter syndrome. However much of a struggle it is, it’s vital to seek support for that self doubt, whether it’s from a mentor or other freelancers, such... read more
Featured Freelancer: Gavin Foster, Photographer

Featured Freelancer: Gavin Foster, Photographer

Every freelancer has to wear many hats and juggle tasks that they’re both good at and bad. To help with this, the best empathy and support comes from other freelancers – a key reason why Freelance Heroes exists – and this week’s Featured Freelancer is living proof that finding... read more
Featured Freelancer: Tina Boden, Micro-Business Troubleshooter

Featured Freelancer: Tina Boden, Micro-Business Troubleshooter

I first met Tina via twitter and Linkedin, when I was invited to be involved in the first MicroBizMattersDay in January 2016. Tina, along with Tony Robinson (who will be a Featured Freelancer in the coming months) are the unofficial Queen and King of micro businesses, in my opinion.... read more
Featured Freelancer: Elaine Clark, Accountant

Featured Freelancer: Elaine Clark, Accountant

Many freelancers start with an end goal. For example, some see freelancing as a way to kick start their journey towards creating an agency, while others want to be as good as they can be but remain on their own. Of course, there’s no right or wrong answer to... read more
Featured Freelancer, Kathryn Peden, Physiotherapist

Featured Freelancer, Kathryn Peden, Physiotherapist

The more popular editions of the Featured Freelancer are from those who take the opportunity to use the questions as a truly cathartic and reflective exercise on their business. As it’s only then do we get a real insight into the highs and lows of each interviewee. This week... read more
Featured Freelancer: Tom Holder, Freelance PPC Professional

Featured Freelancer: Tom Holder, Freelance PPC Professional

In the US, Google’s desktop search market share is just under 64%, with Microsoft’s Bing holding at little more than 21%. In the UK, their overall market shares are even more different. As of April 2017, Google’s is 85.75% and Bing is 10.07%. Whichever your preferred search engine is,... read more