Freelancing Articles

How Do You Start as a Freelancer

How Do You Start as a Freelancer

April 22, 2016

In recent times, work can be a daunting, even scary, thing. But it doesn’t need to be. Freelancing can be a viable option, even if it’s just something on the side. Give me a few minutes, and I’ll show you the essentials you need to get started.

Using the Pomodoro Technique to Improve Your Work Life Balance

Using the Pomodoro Technique to Improve Your Work Life Balance

April 24, 2016

As you may, or may not, know, I briefly stopped freelancing a few months ago, when I took up a full-time software development contract. I felt that I wasn’t doing as well at freelancing as I should, and that something needed to change.

Building the Podcast Site with Slim PHP

Building the Podcast Site with Slim PHP

April 1, 2015

Here we are in July 2015. How did the time pass so quickly? The excitement from the last few weeks is still with me, so you could say that I’m on a bit of a high of late. However, it’s not all been peaches and cream…

Oh What a Week!

Oh What a Week!

April 5, 2015

It’s been an interesting week, this week. I’m not sure whether you’d call it hardening up, or putting my money where my mouth is really. Regardless, it’s been a good one! Why, you may ask? Well it’s been great for three reasons…

The Birth Of A New Screencasts Site

The Birth Of A New Screencasts Site

April 2, 2014

This is a post I’ve been meaning to write for some time. It makes sense as it’s a business I’ve

4 Key Aspects of Being a Freelancer

4 Key Aspects of Being a Freelancer

April 29, 2014

For as long as I can remember, I’ve just ‘wanted to be my own man’. The feeling’s never left me,

Can you truly work remotely with an iPad?

Can you truly work remotely with an iPad?

April 20, 2014

Over the course of my 4 week holiday in Australia I decided to conduct an experiment: Can I successfully create tech content whilst on the road, with nothing more than an iPad and an Apple bluetooth keyboard? Here’s the results of the experiment.

How to Understand the Freelance Mindset

How to Understand the Freelance Mindset

April 25, 2014

These days it seems like everyone and their dog wants to “quit the daily grind” and, in some form or other, start their own business. One of the most talked about options is being a freelancer. Problem is, an employed and self-employed mindset aren’t the same. And if you’re not careful, you’ll likely fail as a freelancer, in spite of all your enthusiasm and skills.