A few weeks ago I remembered to join in with the #FreelanceHeroes Twitter chat on a Wednesday evening. That was a pretty amazing achievement for me. Somewhere along the way, … Continue Reading Repeat after me: “My own business is at least as important as my clients’ businesses”
Writer, designer, social media or video whizz, we all get paid for our content. So when it was my turn to host everyone’s favourite Twitter chat*, #ContentClubUK (Tuesdays, 11am, open … Continue Reading What’s it worth? The mysterious world of freelance pricing…
Those of you who follow my blog will know I tend to write about copywriting or about freelancing, and that my posts are often on the short-and-sweet side, rather than … Continue Reading Balance… And Flex
The one time it DOES matter what other people think: business testimonials and wise ways to use them.
Reputation, or what people think of you, matters in the world of business. What people say about you is one important part of reputation, and it’s especially important if, like … Continue Reading The one time it DOES matter what other people think: business testimonials and wise ways to use them.
Waaaaaay back in time (well, in March last year) I published a short post called ‘Ten Things Every Freelancer Knows’. It went down a storm. A few weeks later, in … Continue Reading Ten Things Every Freelancer (Still) Knows…
I’ve talked elsewhere about new year business planning and how overcomplicated it can get. If you read that post you’ll know that I’m not into complex, overly-involved business plans. For … Continue Reading Setting business goals – an alternative approach
Don’t you just love this time of year? Christmas is over but the fridge is still full of leftover turkey, Easter eggs are already in the shops, and everyone from … Continue Reading New Year – New You! (As if.)
Oh my goodness, it’s almost Christmas. How did that happen? It’s been a busy few weeks. Now you know me, I’m not normally one to use my blog for a … Continue Reading Meet THIS MEG, and other fun stuff
And so, the end is near… That’s right, folks. This is the final interview in my Meet the Megs series. I can’t believe we’re here already. If you’ve missed any … Continue Reading Meet the Megs – Meg Bell
Look! It’s another Meg! I’ve been getting lots of utterly brilliant feedback on this series of Meet the Megs interviews. It’s nice to know that you’re enjoying them because I’ve … Continue Reading Meet the Megs – Meg Harrop
Wow. I can’t believe we’re halfway through the Meet the Megs interviews already, but here we are. And standing here cheering us on is Meg Hapgood! More on her in … Continue Reading Meet the Megs – Meg Hapgood
Picking the perfect present isn’t easy. Search the internet for ‘best gifts for freelancers’ and you’ll find loads of articles, bursting with present ideas for people who work for themselves. … Continue Reading 101 gift ideas for freelancers: chosen by real-life, self-employed humans
Hello! Welcome! If you missed the intro to this series of chats with Megs-who-freelance, you can catch up on all the background here. Ready? Let’s begin. Hot on the heels … Continue Reading Meet the Megs – Megan Davies
Hi! Thanks for stopping by. Today we have the very first full interview for #MeetTheMegs. If you missed the intro and are wondering what this Megs malarkey is all about, … Continue Reading Meet the Megs – Megan Bowdler
I’ve been freelance for a while now, and I love it. I love the flexibility, I love the work, I love the pride I feel for my business. And I … Continue Reading Meet the Megs!
Some of you might have heard of #ContentClubUK on Twitter. If not, I think you’d like it. To explain what you can expect, you’re basically encouraged by other professionals to … Continue Reading How to make your online content work for your audience