Straight and Curly 102: Starting a freelance career

Carly been freelancing as a writer for over 10 years while my web and graphic design business started out as me freelancing (with a rather large emphasis on free), before growing it into a full-blown business. And, because everything old is new again, I’m currently embarking on a brand new freelance career.

In the episode I share the things I’m doing differently the second time round … and what things are the same.

If you’re a freelancer, or thinking of starting a freelance career, there’s lots for you in today’s episode 🙂

Some of the topics we cover include:

  • Doing the work first
  • Making friends with people who are already doing what you want to do
  • Making friends with people who need to hire people who do what you do
  • Making it as easy as possible for people to hire you
  • Being patient
  • Managing other work at the same time as building your career


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