It’s a well-known fact that most businesses first starting out are not likely to make profit from day one. Perhaps it’s safer to say that there is always a time-period of ‘adjustment’.
If you’re looking to pick up more work as an independent contractor/freelancer, a creative freelancer you might want to start thinking about expanding your skill sets (unless you’re already a connoisseur, of course!).If you’re looking to pick up more work as a creative freelancer, you might want to start thinking about expanding your skill sets (unless you’re already a connoisseur, of course!).
If you’re trying to make a real go of it in the freelancing world, then don’t be disheartened just because you’re the new kid on the block. It may well feel like it, but getting your first client isn’t impossible and doesn’t have to take forever. So don’t give up the hustle before you even try it! We’ve put together a few quick tips to help you embark on the self-employed route.
Are you looking for ways to pay for those looming, monstrously massive University fees? Maybe you’re just feeling like, between the full-time uni, part-time volunteer work and unpaid internships, there’s not nearly enough time (or money!) left for social blowouts.
We all know finding new clients can be a tough operation. But saying “no” to a potential client can be even tougher. Also, why the heck would you want to do that? Perhaps because, the pickier you are, the more money you potentially stand to earn.
It is not uncommon in today's job market for the professional to have dabbled in a variety of jobs. Let's face it, if a job offer is feasible enough and comes with the right fee attached to it, we all would consider adding it to our repertoire. Clean your taxi driver's toilet in a mongoose outfit for £100 per hour? Why, yes please, I could really do with the extra cash to fund my pet project.
Every good story starts with a journey to somewhere. As ironic as his name's implication, I am sure Homer would have agreed. Simply settling down into a samey? daily routine bores you? perhaps it's time to let your sails down and start another chapter of your story…
Roses are red, violets are blue. What about invoices? We think they need a little colour too! Business paperwork can often look dull and monochrome, but at Albert we think it's time to abandon those 50 shades of grey.
From day one, our team at Albert has been all about building the best product to help freelancers, contractors and other self-employed people live a life without limitations.
Filmmaking is no longer an art savoured for the few. With low-cost and high quality equipment available, even your iPhone can help your cause nowadays, as digital technology has made film-making an accessible dream for those of us with ambitions to produce. Impressive feature-length movies are being shot on the tiniest of budgets, supported by crowdfunding and embraced by audiences and critics alike.