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: 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
Featured Freelancer: Lyndsey Yates, Graphic Designer

Featured Freelancer: Lyndsey Yates, Graphic Designer

Like so many, this week’s Featured Freelancer, Lyndsey Yates, struggled with the should I/shouldn’t I dilemna when starting her business. To add to her confusion she had friends and family arguing for both sides of the case. Thankfully, Lyndsey pushed on with her business and she’s glad she did.... read more
Featured Freelancers: Francesca Tortora, Graphic Designer

Featured Freelancers: Francesca Tortora, Graphic Designer

Anthony Burrill is famous for making art out of words, and the one that stands out for me the most is “Work Hard and Be Nice To People”. It’s not just me either, but also this week’s Featured Freelancer, Frankie Tortora. Frankie is also a pianist and I’m still nagging... read more
Featured Freelancers: Dawn Baird, Content Developer

Featured Freelancers: Dawn Baird, Content Developer

There are several words you could use to describe the traits of a successful freelancer: flexible, resiliant, organised, but one thing for sure is that I haven’t met one yet who has all the skills and knowledge needed from day one. As our latest Featured Freelancer – Dawn Baird –... read more
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