The Freelance Bible
Everything You Need to Go Solo in Any Industry
Everything you need to know to turn your talent into your career
You want to go freelance. You want to make your career work for you, on your terms and determined by your own definition of success. You want autonomy, flexibility and variety. But where do you start?
In The Freelance Bible, award-winning entrepreneur and freelancer, Alison Grade, guides you through absolutely everything that you need to know to start your successful self-employed life.
Starting from day one, she will help you develop your personal brand, pick up the financial essentials, grow your client base, manage your work - life balance, negotiate deals and value your time as you become more established. The Freelance Bible is your complete guide to turning your talent into a fulfilling and sustainable career.
Praise for The Freelance Bible
No freelance stone is left unturned with this book. I wish this book had existed when I started freelancing 20 years agoPaul Jarvis, author of Company of One
If you have talent and passion this is a very practical guide to turning that into a career, from someone who's not just done it but taught many others how to do it tooMike Southon, co-author of The Beermat Entrepreneur and Entrepreneur in Residence, Cass Business School
Finally! The book that millions of people have been crying out for. An empowering guide of how to use your work to achieve independence, inspiration and - crucially - balance. A compelling guide whether you're freelance, or just dreaming of itBruce Daisley, author of The Joy of Work and VP, Twitter
Alison strikes an excellent and inspirational balance; sharing tips and advice that help you work out how to be secure in insecurity and ace the journey to becoming a freelancerAlex Mahon CEO, Channel 4
I would have found The Freelance Bible incredibly valuable when starting my freelance career. It's equally helpful for successful freelancers looking to drive their careers to the next level of successMarc Silk, voice Actor
Invaluable advice for navigating the complex freelance worldCaroline Norbury, CEO, Creative England
Alison's experiences as both a freelancer and an advisor shine throughout this book - an indispensable, easy to read guide to freelancingCarl Reader, small business expert and author of The Startup Coach
Alison Grade demystifies what it means to be a freelancer and helps the reader decide if a freelance career is for them. A very useful guide for anyone contemplating a career in the creative industriesBarbara Broccoli