There are many different motivations for professionals to become freelancers; wanting to be your own boss, the allure of working from home, an ability to choose the tasks and projects you work on – and sometimes a negative event such as redundancy can spring-board you into freelancing.
Whatever the motivation, many people aren’t sure about the ‘what, how and when’ of becoming a freelancer.
In a recent article in the Australian Telegraph, Vicky Caplan makes some very useful suggestions:
- Ease yourself in
- Spread the word and be proactive
- Keep clients coming back for more
- Look after your clients
- Be realistic about your projected income
If you’re considering a career change into a freelance role, or just want to discuss your options, get in touch for some free and friendly advice.
Original article linked here.