Becoming a freelancer is a big step in anyone’s life. It means setting up your own micro business, finding the ideal customers and learning to make money from your own skills and services. But if you get it right, going freelance really can change your life for the better.
Steve Ash, freelancer and content consultant at CommsBreakdown, is the author of ‘Going Freelance: Building Work Around Your Life’. In this guest blog, he gives the lowdown on his freelance life and how cloud tech has created a new way to make a career.
Getting in control of your life and career
I’ve been a freelancer for nearly six years now – and it’s a change in career that I’ve never regretted. For me, being a self-employed ‘solopreneur’ has certainly been life-changing. It’s a way of working, using your skills and making a living that’s becoming increasingly popular.