Working as an employee within a company definitely has its perks, but for some, the promise of freedom that comes with a freelance career is too tempting to resist.
Going freelance opens up a world of possibilities. You can choose where you work, who you work with and how many hours you work. You become your own boss and take full responsibility for every area of your business, including your earnings.
Before taking the plunge and handing in your notice, it’s worth remembering that it takes a lot of hard work and self-motivation to succeed as a freelancer.
But then again, you’re not afraid of a little hard work, are you? Thought not.
Here are some pointers to get you started.
Build your brand
Once you’ve decided you want to go freelance, you’ll need to come up with a name for your business. If...