North West Entrepreneurs Tag Archives

5 Reasons why successful freelancers go roaming

Our Frazzled Freelancers gives us 5 reasons why the roaming – technology driving – freelancer is able to source and deliver freelance jobs beyond his local town..

Find out how to do it…

Written by Editor on August 29, 2011 and filed in Featured, Frazzled Freelancer, Freelance Jobs, Freelancers, Opinion ,

NW Fund coming to Liverpool and Daresbury

Rajesh Sharma, investment manager of the NW Fund 4 Digital and Creative will be speaking at the up and coming 16th March, Liverpool edition of the Brookson Enterprise Freelance Fair.

In addition, David Smith, investment director of the same fund will be speaking at the Daresbury Freelance Fair on the 31st March.

Written by Editor on February 28, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Featured, Freelance Events , ,

Helping NW Enterpreneurs choose between Business Angel and VC Funding

Brett Tudor is the freelance editor of iBusinessAngel and will be talking to entrepreneurs and business leaders about the different routes to raising funds and the benefits/ downsides of each route.
Find out more…

Written by Editor on February 10, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Featured, Freelance Events , , ,

Entrepreneurs – are you ready to fire half your staff?

Shocking! Perhaps!

Honest? Yes!

Wise? Well, is a US$250m company in 7 years enough proof?

If so, why, and what do entrepreneurs need to do?

Written by Editor on February 7, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Featured, Freelancers, Innovative Entrepreneur, News, Opinion , ,

Why Most Freelance Work isn’t Advertised – and what you can do about it

Freelance roles or work is similar to normal jobs. That is, the vast majority of roles are not advertised.

And as the roles become more senior, then there is a rapid fall off in the rate at which they are advertised.

Why is this, and what can you do about it?

Written by Editor on January 31, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Featured, Freelance events article, Freelance Jobs, Freelancers , ,

Help for entrepreneurs – great idea, but missing sales?

What do you call an entrepreneur with a great idea but no sales?

A dreamer? An inventor? Someone who never makes it?

Okay, it is not good to be an entrepreneur without sales. In which case, what do you do?

Written by Editor on January 31, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Featured, Innovative Entrepreneur, Opinion , ,

It’s Friday – do you feel great?

North West freelancer Olivia Stefanino has launched a campaign to bring back the ‘feel good’ factor.

Find out how…

Written by Editor on January 28, 2011 and filed in Featured, Freelancers ,

Class of 2011 – meet Sarah Cheal of Acquire

“Enjoy every second. Good or bad, as you are creating your own destiny. Speak to your target audience, find out what they need, and then build it.”

That’s the advice of Sarah Cheal, the final member of our Class of 2011.

Written by Alistair Beech on January 27, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Featured, Freelancers , ,

Entrepreneurs: don’t fall for the super-salesman myth

All entrepreneurs are looking for more sales. That makes perfect sense, because how can a business grow without additional revenue?

Also, many entrepreneurs, especially those with a software, engineering or technical background fall for the myth of ‘I just need a great salesperson, and then my business will grow’.

However, needing to make sales is not the same as finding a great salesperson, and too many entrepreneurs fail to realise the difference with serious consequences for their businesses.

Written by Editor on January 24, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, Innovative Entrepreneur, Opinion , ,

93% of SMEs will consider employing freelancers this year

So freelancers – you’re a happy bunch this week?

More good news!

In a new poll, 93% of SMEs said they would consider employing freelance talent in 2011.

Written by Alistair Beech on January 19, 2011 and filed in Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, News , ,

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