David Speed believes there’s never been a better time to be a creative. The artist, podcaster and speaker makes a living as an independent creator and …
Anna Codrea-Rado
In every “real" job I’ve had, I’ve always had a work-wife. A female colleague who’s been my confidant, crisis manager and friend in the office. Someone…
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Dear Anna, I’m new to freelance journalism, in fact, even saying that makes me feel uncomfortable and I still hesitate to call myself a journalist. But…
Anna Codrea-Rado
There will come a point in your freelancing when you’ll max out. You’ll have offers of work coming in but won’t have the time to do them because you’ve…
Anna Codrea-Rado
In 2014, when she was just 22 years old, Angelica Malin launched a lifestyle website for Londoners. Five years later and About Time has become a go-to …
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One of my favourite things about what I do is actually getting to make stuff. Be it a story, a podcast or talk, there’s a tangible output to my work. T…
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Dear Anna, I've been contributing to a relatively new website and the owner has asked me if I'd like to be more involved in an investment and strategic…
Anna Codrea-Rado
When I first went freelance, I found that I kept asking myself, “Ok, but how do I actually do this?” There were plenty of blogposts out there talking a…
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For a long time now, I’ve suspected I’m not built for the modern world. I feel nauseous squashed in busy tube carriages, I get stressed by my phone con…
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Dear Anna, I seem to suffer from some kind of imposter syndrome, where the issue is that people will think I'm making things up. Or maybe, that I think…
Anna Codrea-Rado
How do you get work that isn’t advertised anywhere? This isn’t a trick philosophy question. Some of the best freelance gigs going never get posted anyw…
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This is the last in a four-part guide to freelancer finances. From day-to-day cashflow management to thinking bigger and smarter about your money, it c…
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