slow-business management consultant — Slow is the new black. Using a slow-business management system, you can run your business profitably, sustainably, and without losing your nerve. Working with professionals, freelancers, and small-business owners since 2011.
manufacturer of wool duvets and bedding in a traditional workshop — Besky is a traditional workshop in Beskid Mountains manufacturing wool duvets and bedding of the highest quality, handmade from 100% natural materials and wool supplied by local farmers. Founded in 1992, it has served 30,000 well-rested customers.
expert provider of ready-made Czech companies and virtual company headquarters — Roman’s agency Ofigo is a leading provider of ready-made limited-liability companies and virtual company headquarters in Czechia including Prague, one of EU’s hottest offshoring hotspots. 99% customer satisfaction. Fast communication. Fair prices.
certified English-Czech translator, interpreter, proofreader, and teacher — Sworn Czech-English and English-Czech translator and interpreter, specialized in economics, law, marketing, automotive industry, and financial audits. Two university degrees in Economics from the UK and Sweden, working freelance since 2005.
heavy-duty SEO consultant — Senior SEO executive consultant since 2004, specialized in technical SEO. Analysis, data-driven decision making, and smart strategies created specifically for each client. Worked with major EU brands like Peugeot, Social Bakers, Tchibo, and Hornbach.
graphic designer — Experienced graphic designer focusing on logo design & brand identity, illustrations, packaging, prints and DTP. 10 years of studies and a Master’s degree in Graphics Design. Highly proficient in using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
senior social media consultant specialized in connecting people and projects — Strong expertise in two areas: 1) Advanced use of LinkedIn for boosting online presence and building professional networks. 2) Social-media industry within Central and Eastern Europe. Surfing online waves of CEE for 20 years, from LinkedIn to TikTok.
Freelance Business Month, Europe’s finest (and longest) event for freelancers, begins on October 1 and has just released its program packed with great guests. As of now, you can still register for free.
Note: We proudly support the event and its founder Elina Jutelyte, who is a guarantee of quality.
If you are a freelancer working in the web industry and have some time left next week, consider watching WebExpo — one of the best-known industry events in continental Europe, online and offline.
When it comes to freelance work, the often-quoted choice Big, Fast, Cheap is a big lie, argues freelance designer Benek Lisefski in his article: “One of them is never optional, and sometimes you can't even pick two.”
The Four Stages Of Highly Successful Freelancers is a vintage Jon Younger’s article on the stages some freelancers go through during their careers.
Our take: Great article. The only thing missing is money. Longer freelance careers lead to higher earnings, as demonstrated, for example, by the State of Independence In America 2019 report, where older freelancers earned on average substantially more than their younger peers.