Finally going freelance, with Fiona Thomas

Finally going freelance, with Fiona Thomas

Hashtag Authentic - for small businesses, bloggers and online creatives

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Things We Talk About In This Episode:Why you don't need a huge audience online to be successfulHow to get organic reach on Instagram without having to pay for adsPhotography for Instagram, and how it differs from conventional photographyPivoting your business, and why it pays to put yourself at the heart of your brandThe difference between being a freelancer and an entrepreneur/business ownerPromoting a book during lockdown, and the unexpected benefits of “marketing for introverts” when almost everything has to happen onlineHow the workplace might look on the other side of COVIDCaring for your mental health as a freelancer, and recognising that mental health goes beyond mindsetRelaxing the idea of rigid timetables, and embracing routines that work for our health and happinessThe value of having a person outside our situation, such as a coach, help us recognise and overcome our limiting beliefsManaging your finances, including building a financial buffer, pricing yourself, planning for holidays, and avoiding the limitations of exchanging time for moneyFiona’s experience delivering a donation-based course, giving away content, and the balance of making support and content accessible to all, while still running a profitable businessLinks mentioned in this episode:Tickets to Fiona's virtual Book Launch with me, October 1st 2020Fiona's podcast, "Out of Office"Her book “Out of Office” on AmazonHer Instagram: @fionalikestoblogFiona's website, fionalikestoblog.com Her Twitter profile, @fionalikesOur first podcast episode together, here on Hashtag AuthenticMy Instagram Class, The Insta Retreat 
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Things We Talk About In This Episode:Why you don't need a huge audience online to be successfulHow to get organic reach on Instagram without having to pay for adsPhotography for Instagram, and how it differs from conventional photographyPivoting your business, and why it pays to put yourself at the heart of your brandThe difference between being a freelancer and an entrepreneur/business ownerPromoting a book during lockdown, and the unexpected benefits of “marketing for introverts” when almost everything has to happen onlineHow the workplace might look on the other side of COVIDCaring for your mental health as a freelancer, and recognising that mental health goes beyond mindsetRelaxing the idea of rigid timetables, and embracing routines that work for our health and happinessThe value of having a person outside our situation, such as a coach, help us recognise and overcome our limiting beliefsManaging your finances, including building a financial buffer, pricing yourself, planning for holidays, and avoiding the limitations of exchanging time for moneyFiona’s experience delivering a donation-based course, giving away content, and the balance of making support and content accessible to all, while still running a profitable businessLinks mentioned in this episode:Tickets to Fiona's virtual Book Launch with me, October 1st 2020Fiona's podcast, "Out of Office"Her book “Out of Office” on AmazonHer Instagram: @fionalikestoblogFiona's website, fionalikestoblog.com Her Twitter profile, @fionalikesOur first podcast episode together, here on Hashtag AuthenticMy Instagram Class, The Insta Retreat 
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