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How to set yourself up as a freelancer while still working full time

  • October 21, 2019
How to set yourself up as a freelancer while still working full time

As you probably know by now, after working for the same employer for over 12 years I left in May and set myself up as self-employed. Becoming a social media freelancer was something I had wanted to do for ages but had never been brave enough to take the leap. Moving abroad forced my hand and now I wonder why I didn’t do it sooner! It can be catch-22 though >>

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Great online courses if you want to be a freelancer

  • September 27, 2019
online courses for freelancers

Do you dream of leaving behind the 9-5 office job and becoming your own boss? I think it’s something that most working mums daydream about at some point, especially when the juggling of work, childcare and general life gets too much. If you want to set up as a freelancer there are many different work from home jobs. But if you don’t already possess any of these skills, can you >>

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Becoming self-employed – biggest changes so far

  • September 5, 2019
Becoming self-employed

Amongst lots of changes since moving to Spain, working from home full-time has been a very big change to get used to. Becoming self-employed is something I dreamed about for years! In the UK I was working 30 hours a week in my job, and then a couple of hours a night on my blogs and freelance work. To move to Spain I obviously gave up going into an office >>

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What’s On Your Desk?

  • November 7, 2018

As a Digital Marketing Manager by day and a blogger/social media freelancer by night, I spend a lot of time sitting at a desk as you can probably imagine. My desk at work is pretty dull, we’re encouraged to follow a ‘clear desk’ policy so apart from a couple of photos it’s not very exciting. However, my desk at home is a bit more interesting with a few personal items >>

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6 Top Tips To Make Working From Home Work For You

  • June 26, 2018
6 top tips to make working from home work for you

Working from home has its pros and cons and isn’t always as easy as it sounds. You may think it’s all sitting in front of Netflix with your laptop and not getting dressed until lunchtime, but it’s not quite that easy. Whether you work from home full time, or just spend a few hours blogging, there will be challenges associated with working by yourself. Distractions, loneliness and boredom to name >>

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5 Important Things To Think About When Working For Yourself

  • October 7, 2016

As I’ve blogged about before, my ultimate career goal is to work for myself. It hasn’t happened yet, and probably won’t for a while, though I do quite a lot of freelance work now so am on my way! There’s a lot to think about before you take the plunge. There are pros and cons to working for yourself and obviously, you have to decide what kind of work you’re >>

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