Should you take your freelancer business to the next level? Should you shoot for the stars? How do you even get started on that? It feels like a massive, scary risk, right? Here’s all the steps you need to take to make it happen, if that’s what you REALLY want. Starting out as an independent…

Running your business isn’t just about doing that thing you do well, over and over again. I’m sure other Australian creative freelancers will agree with me here. It’s about chasing payments, perfecting your offering, quoting for work, answering enquiries, and marketing. It’s about networking, getting to know colleagues and taking part in industry discussions. Sometimes,…

Define your niche and target market, but be prepared to pivot. It’s important to create a business plan in the beginning, to establish a vision, target market and objectives, but also be nimble and flexible enough to adapt and take advantage of opportunities as they come your way. Allow yourself to explore new territories and…

The freelance community has grown exponentially in recent times, which can be attributed to the potential benefits of flexibility, control, independence and of course, being able to wake up when you like. According to a recent survey ‘Freelancing in Australia: A National Survey of the New Workforce, 37% (3.7 million) of Australians are engaging in freelancing…

Australian freelancer Alana Zivanovic recently uprooted her business and relocated to Asia. Here’s how she did it. Why did you move to Asia? How long will you be there?  Asia chose me. This is exactly the lifestyle I have been working on creating since I started working as a freelancer. I’m passionate about music and…