Learning how to find new clients and customers if the life blood of your career or business. When we are creating we often neglect this part of our business. It doesn’t have to be complicated to find new clients. These 5 ways are easy to do and don’t cost a cent. They are things that you can start right now to see results.
We don’t have an idea of what the future will hold right now. This doesn’t mean that we have to stop dreaming, or planning what we want to do in the future. Our world doesn’t stop at our front door, even if we are in lockdown at the moment. We can build a future that we want, even if it is hard to predict what the actual future will look like. In this episode I share how you can do it and the steps you can take.
You might wonder how you can become a freelance journalist. Or else you would love to know what magazines are looking for so that you can get more press for your work. I chatted to freelance journalist and author Alya Mooro about how she made it work for her. I also share my own photojournalism story and how I got work with top magazines like The Sunday Times. It doesn’t have to be hard, and these tips we share you can action straight away without spending any money.
You might be wondering how to freelance as a mother. Freelancing and motherhood can go hand in hand. There are ways of accessing support before the child arrives and afterwards. Sometimes we need to make ourselves vulnerable to get the advice that we need. I had the privilege of chatting to film producer and writer Helen Simmons about juggling motherhood and freelancing. She shared some great advice and tips for all types of creatives. I also share my own personal story of motherhood on set, and how I have managed by career while bringing up my son.
Knowing how to say no and in the right way can actually help your career rather than harm it. We can worry that we will never work again, or that those opportunities will disappear, when in fact it can help us get what we really want. In this podcast and show notes I explain how you can make it work for you and the steps you need to take to say no the right way.
At some point in your career you might come up against gender bias. I know that I have many times and not always from men! When the sisterhood doesn’t have your back it can be hard to deal with, but there are simple solutions that you can use straight away. This was one of my favourite interviews guests on the podcast. Lawyer and gender bias expert Andie Kramer shared so many great tips that you can use to help your career, and create the workplace you have dreamed of.
You might be wondering what rights you have to your intellectual property and how you can make use of it. Things like licensing your work can really help you reach a second income. It is also a great way to share your work with people who can’t always afford the original. This podcast talks about how to do it.