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A six-month program that began in the UK on Monday will test the effects of the four-day working week on thousands of workers across 70 companies. Yes, you heard that right.
As creative freelancers, we have control over our working hours so how does this affect us? It’s no surprise to the self-employed and small businesses, who organise their work life around other commitments such as childcare, less time in work mode can actually increase productivity, the acceptance of this by bigger business means that the four day week could soon become the norm for all workers.
As a modern creative entrepreneur it feels paramount that we be multidisciplinary in every sense of the word.
Writing is one of the trades that can feel extremely overwhelming too many of us. This is because it is insanely useful – which adds pressure – and also, unlike the more abstract forms of art we are used to, quite accurate and precision-demanding.
However, as a content creator, content marketing is essential, as you’re well aware. Content writing plays a great part in this, as it is all about creating content that will invite people to come to you because of the value you offer, instead of just pushing out a message through advertising or traditional marketing.
Back in the day, a manager’s job was essentially to get an artist signed. They needed to introduce them to labels who would take a chance and then invest time and money into them. Nowadays thanks to the internet’s enabling of mass music creation, labels will only sign on ‘data driven’ artists. That means you could be the most beautiful, charismatic, talented, badass musician in the world but if you haven’t been able to generate 100,000 streams on Spotify or if your song isn’t being used on TikTok, the label won’t see dollar signs and thus are highly unlikely to take a chance.
Freelancer prices are a tricky and sensitive topic and we’d be right to tiptoe around the subject.
I had two conversations this week that sparked my interest in whether clients and artists should question the prices freelancers set. As an independent artist who self-funds my projects, I will try to negotiate but as a fellow freelancer, I understand the need to justify...