2021 has been a busy year, a fun year and a challenging year as a freelancer. There have been successes…and some failures.
January kicked off at a cracking pace which was encouraging and while there have been a couple of quieter spells it’s been my busiest year yet.
Am I closer to ironing out the peaks and troughs? I have had spells of working weekends which I want to stamp out but, yes, I think the workflow is getting a little bit more even.
As well as a lot of repeat business, I’ve added to my stable of clients and a new service: Podcast hosting.
It’s giving me a broader base from which to draw work. And when the workflow does start to quieten I find myself feeling less anxious about it. Which is definitely a success.
Part of that is having a better understanding of marketing and putting the work in on that side of the business. Consistency is the key and that’s something I’ve definitely got good at.
Failure to launch
I did a podcasting course at the beginning of the year with a view to starting my own podcast. The course was fab but I haven’t managed to launch the podcast yet. Which is one of my failures this year.Continue reading “Freelance life 2021: Successes and some failures”