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Direct marketing defies advertising slowdown

Bottom-line angst amid uncertainty is why most ad budgets aren’t growing.
Jul 25, 2011 | Marketing/PR News

MPs vow to crush freelancing 'myths'

Spotlight on what freelancers contribute to the economy - and why they don’t fit in to policy. Jul 22, 2011 | Freelancing News

Freelance Round-up: This month in writing

Not exactly journalism's finest month but in other news - spelling mistakes & the real minimum wage for freelancers. Jul 20, 2011 | Journalism News

How to get your ideas heard and happening

Telling clients they 'should do' is often the very reason they won't.
Jul 13, 2011 | Freelancing News

Revealed: the ten most photographed buildings

Why a ticket guard at the Eiffel Tower shouldn't be out of focus. Jul 12, 2011 | Photography News

Creative brands respond to copyright review

'Information on copyright needs to become tailored advice if UK creatives are to remain competitive.' Jul 8, 2011 | Freelancing News

How to write emails that persuade and convince

Little space for Formal Writing Trial entrants in the digital age, says comms coach Kay White. Jul 6, 2011 | Freelancing News

Three buses at once is too much for new patent rules

Image rights-holders shouldn’t over complicate their initial claim, says patents expert Giles Parsons. Jul 5, 2011 | Photography News

Police 'stop and search' code drawn up for photographers

Freelance photographers can have their say on Section 44's successor. Jul 4, 2011 | Photography News

How freelancers can be direct and why it pays

Your opinion, reason and solution = no more going around the houses. Jun 29, 2011 | Freelancing News

Time to push for top digital rates is finite<br>

Only a small window for freelancers to exploit the scarcity of digital skills. Jun 24, 2011 | Freelancing News

Demand rises for media, marketing and PR skills

The Guardian's smaller Media Jobs section belies the bigger appetite for flexible creatives. Jun 22, 2011 | Marketing/PR News

Taxman's evasion clampdown turns to e-traders<br>

The tax authority is vowing to target people who buy and sell goods online.
Jun 16, 2011 | Freelancing News

Three small words not to use with your client

Communications guru Kay White on the tiny words that have a huge impact, whether said or spelt. Jun 15, 2011 | Freelancing News

Creative worker unions to tot up public cuts<br>

Ministers to be reminded of the cost of lost art, 'day by day' for the next three years. Jun 14, 2011 | Freelancing News

How to avoid costly image copyright claims

Five top tips for website owners who use images, by the Forum of Private Business. Jun 10, 2011 | Freelancing News

Left-handed people 'don’t have a creative edge'

Freelancers who lead with their left aren’t right to say they’re creatively superior. Jun 9, 2011 | Freelancing News

Copyright holders chase website owners over images

Business owners urged to check they're allowed to use the images on their website.
Jun 7, 2011 | Design News

Have you ever thought about becoming a fashion designer?

Successful fashion freelancer, Helen Welch, passes on what she’s learnt so far. Jun 2, 2011 | Design News

Freelance Round-up: This month in writing

Content ideas, cashback and getting paid. Jun 1, 2011 | Journalism News

Photographers urged to claim their share of £4m

All visual artists whose work has been reproduced have an asterisk to draw on June 13. Jun 1, 2011 | Photography News

Freelance Round-up: This month in photography - May<br>

Doing away with glare, knowing your ABCs and what to do with that tube of Pringles. May 25, 2011 | Photography News

Why freelance feature writers shouldn't miss the news

The best prospects for freelancers are features with a topical hook, says journalism school Pulford Media. May 25, 2011 | Journalism News

Freelancers' Questions: What if I don’t have a contract?

Legal expert on the perils of freelancing without a signed contract in place.
May 24, 2011 | Freelancing News

Website owners face tougher cookie rules

New laws put the onus on website owners to act or face the prospect of a £500,000 fine. May 22, 2011 | Marketing/PR News

Small companies put at the heart of IP revamp<br>

Coalition told of 10 ways to make copyright laws ‘fit for purpose’ in the digital age. May 20, 2011 | Freelancing News

Essential habits of a great freelancer

Freelancer of the Year Sheena Hobbs on the six secrets of successful freelancing. May 18, 2011 | Freelancing News

Creative people get their own 'Bill of Rights'

Creators across the sectors are uniting to protect the value of their creative works. May 12, 2011 | Freelancing News

Freelance Alliance Spotlight: Fashion designer Helen Welch

How curiosity, a passion for fun with fashion and clear client communication adds up to freelance success for one designer. May 11, 2011 | Design News

Get started as a freelance writer (Part 3) – Traps to avoid

Tackling tardy editors, anxious sources and late paying clients, by journalism tutor Cedric Pulford. May 8, 2011 | Journalism News