Katie Portman

Journalist. Copywriter. Blogger.

Now I know you may all be fed up with hearing about resolutions, plans and ideas for 2012 already but just bear with me a little because it’s my intention to make your freelancing life (and mine) a little easier this year. Over the last week or so I have[…]

When I first started out freelancing, I had no jobs or opportunities in the pipeline at all and was living off savings that I’d managed to squirrel away and hide for a rainy day, aka those first few freelancing days and months. So when people began to approach me for[…]

Just over twelve months ago, I made a bold career move and became a freelancer. When I think back to that time in my life and compare it to where I am now,┬áit feels pretty amazing. I still can’t quite believe that I’m still here and achieving success. Make no[…]

I was on the train travelling to London last week when I suddenly thought how fantastic it would have been, if during my first few weeks or couple of months as a freelancer, I could have seen into the future and realised that my high risk gamble into the world[…]

Just over half a year ago, last July to be exact, I worked my last day as an employee and dived into the uncertain, murky waters of freelancing. That moment now feels like a lifetime ago. For those of you interested in my journey, here’s a quick update about my[…]

Today is supposedly the most romantic day of the year and so, as love is indeed ‘in the air’ or ‘all around us’, here’s a few reasons why I’ve fallen madly and passionately in love…. with freelancing ;-) My clients are amazing – I have a mixed bag of clients,[…]

It’s been a while since I did one of my ‘reality bites’ posts so for those of you who have been following my freelance progress, here’s the latest installment. So we’re now in December, which is already proving to be somewhat of a freelance challenge. With the crazy winter weather[…]