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21 Quick-fire Finance Tips for Freelancers

Money. It causes sleepless nights for the self-employed, and it also buys us life’s luxuries. Whether you think you’re on top of your game or you’re looking for help breaking even, there’s always something you can do different to improve your cashflow. Here’s 21 quick tips you may not have considered.

Written by Tim Aldred on September 25, 2012 and filed in Opinion , ,

Frazzled Freelancer: Seven tips to boost your freelance business

The Frazzled Freelancer has seven quick and easy ways to get a little extra out of your business that will increase your income without increasing your spending.

Written by Tim Aldred on September 11, 2012 and filed in Opinion , , , , ,

Freelance tips: 7 techniques to stay focused

Struggling to stick it out to the end? No matter how much work you’ve got on, there’ll always be something to distract your attention.

Here’s seven tips to staying focused on your freelance work.

Written by Tim Aldred on August 27, 2012 and filed in Featured, Freelance Jobs, Freelancers, Opinion , , , , ,

7 things freelancers do – but shouldn’t

The Frazzled Freelancer recently reflected on the quirky and unusual aspects of life experienced by those working for themselves. In this follow-up piece, he looks at seven more traits of a freelance professional, this time highlighting those we’d be better off without.

Written by Tim Aldred on August 7, 2012 and filed in Opinion , , ,

7 quirky and unusual things freelancers do

A friend of the Frazzled Freelancer, recently turned self-employed, complained this weekend that she was stuck inside on a sunny Saturday slaving over her keyboard as the deadline for her latest article loomed.

Working strange hours is just one of the quirks of the freelance lifestyle. How many of these seven sound familiar to you?

Written by Tim Aldred on July 30, 2012 and filed in Featured, Freelancers, Opinion , , ,

7 lessons learned in a year as a freelancer worker

The Frazzled Freelancer reflects on the first year as his own boss, discussing lessons learned along the way.

Written by Tim Aldred on July 11, 2012 and filed in Featured, Freelance Jobs, Freelancers, News , , , , , ,

Top 7 things a freelancer can do for free on the internet

There’s still no such thing as a free lunch, but the internet is packed with brilliant tools that make a freelancer’s life easier and which don’t cost a penny – and that’s the next best thing. The Frazzled Freelancer has been trying out some handy services, and these are his recommendations.

Written by Tim Aldred on June 26, 2012 and filed in Featured, Freelancers, Opinion , ,

Freelancers: 7 uses for bank holidays

It’s a bumper bank holiday weekend combined with school holidays, so expect it to be a quiet week in the office. But don’t waste the opportunity, the Frazzled Freelancer has seven great ways to make the days count.

Written by Tim Aldred on June 4, 2012 and filed in Featured, Freelance Jobs, Freelancers, Opinion , , , ,

7 ways to survive long freelancing days

The perception of the freelance lifestyle can be that we get up late, spend the day shopping and then knock off early. More often, the reality is cups of strong coffee and late nights in the office.

If you’re up against it and you’ve got a few long days ahead, the Frazzled Freelancer has a few handy hints for you.

Written by Tim Aldred on May 24, 2012 and filed in Featured, Freelance Jobs, Freelancers, Opinion , , , ,

7 Reasons freelancers should book a holiday

The Frazzled Freelancer’s friend has returned from holiday and he’s feeling a little jealous.

Is it possible for freelancers to take holidays? We say yes, and here’s seven reasons why…

Written by Tim Aldred on April 24, 2012 and filed in Featured, Freelance Jobs, Freelancers , ,

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