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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…
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.
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 entrepreneurs manchester, manchester entrepreneurs, start up entrepreneurs
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?
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?
North West freelancer Olivia Stefanino has launched a campaign to bring back the ‘feel good’ factor.
Find out how…
“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.
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.
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.