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[Insider Insights Podcast] Life as a Freelancer

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[Insider Insights Podcast] Life as a Freelancer

From the outside, being a freelancer seems like the perfect career, right?

You are your boss, you can work from the comfort of your home, from a coffee shop, you can visit many lovely places and work at the same time.

Well, part of this story is real, but freelancing means more than just this.

In this episode, we'll learn about what life as a freelancer means, what skills you need to develop, stay motivated, get your first client, and more with Kate Talbot.

Kate is a Senior Forbes Contributor, freelance content marketer, an entrepreneur who helps businesses scale using social media, and the author of "Oh Snap" - the most general guide to all things Snapchat.

Freelancers, it's time to grab a notebook, your coffee, and let's start!

Listen to this podcast on:

Tips every freelancer must know

On this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What skills you need to develop as a freelancer
  • How to find a balance between freelancing and your personal life
  • How to get your first clients and set prices
  • Basic rules for increasing productivity as a freelancer

What to listen for:

  • How did you start your career?
  • First years as a freelancer
  • Day-to-day schedule for a freelancer
  • How to get your first client
  • How you select the brands you work with
  • Favorite platform to promote a brand
  • Favourite thing about freelancing
  • Least favourite thing about freelancing
  • Is freelance for everyone?
  • How do you find motivation to go on?
  • Is TikTok a good place to promote as a freelancer?
  • Three basic rules for increasing productivity as a freelancer
  • Links to references


Kate's Newsletter

Kate Talbot on social media


Listen to this podcast on:

Apple Podcast
Google Podcasts

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Maria Ganta

Maria Ganta

Online Marketing Expert @ Socialinsider

I'm a longtime fan of everything social; I love digging into data and showing brands how to use data to boost social media engagement. I can talk for hours about social media.