Posts tagged email
Freelance Files: Freelance Hacks

Freelancing can be great. You get to work wherever you feel most comfortable, you can set your own hours & no one will judge you too harshly for working in a pair of leggings you frankly should have thrown away years ago (too suspiciously specific?) but haven’t because they are your “productivity pants” & you get your best WFH (working from home to the uninitiated) days in them.

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Question: Are You Burnout?

Burnout is a real problem.

I suffered from it. Many others have too. It was one of the reasons I started Methodical. Work & one’s social lives are now intertwined, which can be a good thing, or the complete opposite.

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Freelance Files: The Conversing Conundrum

With the prevalence of IMs, WhatsApp & memes, being able to hold down witty conversation (a la Jane Austen) is becoming harder and harder to master, affecting your ability to find work, or just hold a conversation. This is where networking can help you.
Ahh…. the humble networking event. Warm wine, stuffy suits and awkward conversations; an essential evil of freelance life. For many, a positively terrifying experience, but it shouldn’t have to be; be honest, how many of you go to an event like this, thrusting business cards into someone’s hands and shuffling, sullenly away?

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Top Tips: Finding New Clients

Finding clients is always hard.
Your're out there, doing your thing being productive and doing it well; but getting fresh eyes on your new venture is one of the hardest parts of going alone. 

You will, when you start out write thousands of speculative emails trying to attract new clients, business and press. 
Making your emails stand out, well that can be the hard part.

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