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The Freelancer's Teabreak
39 minutes | Nov 28, 2022
Awards, anxiety and working with family, with Georgina Merckel
This week I have an AWARD WINNING guest on! Yes, in this episode Georgina Merckel, superstar VA, came on the podcast to chat about working with anxiety, working with family and putting yourself forward to awards and podcasts. It's been a couple of weeks since this podcast was recorded, and Georgina has gone on to win two of the awards she was up for! She's now the IPSE new freelancer of the year, and Forward Ladies Young Entrepreneur of the year. Want to know more about Georgina? Here's her website, her Instagram, business Instagram Want to follow me? Follow me on Instagram Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
26 minutes | Nov 7, 2022
Is Upwork for you? Featuring Sílvia Pinho
Ooh we have a juicy topic for you today - Upwork! Upwork freelancer Sílvia Pinho has joined me on this episode to share her experiences of freelancing through Upwork, including how she avoids the race to the bottom on price, how she stands out and how she deals with difficult clients on the platform. You can find Sílvia on her website, on Instagram and on YouTube. Sílvia also has a handy Upwork checklist on her mailing list. Follow me on Instagram Email: email@example.com Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
7 minutes | Oct 31, 2022
Treat your clients
Happy Halloween! Don't trick your clients this year, treat them! Here are a few ways you can offer your clients extra value (and it doesn't always have to cost you extra money!) Follow me on Instagram Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
16 minutes | Oct 20, 2022
Collab episode #2: Mental health tips for freelancers
Hello! Fingers crossed the sound quality will be a bit better on this episode :) This week, I've got some lovely guests in to share their mental health tips for freelancers: Sally Farrant - https://www.businessgrowthbynumbers.com Nicola Thayil - https://nhmtranslation.com Angela Lyons - https://www.lyonscreative.co.uk Georgina from TOPA - https://workwithtopa.com Heather Wright - https://www.heatherwrightcoaching.co.uk I also mentioned Flown.com, 8D Audio (search on Youtube!) and resources for mental health: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/explore-mental-health/get-help Find me online Follow me on Instagram Email: email@example.com Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
23 minutes | Oct 13, 2022
Is your business accessible? + ADHD chat
This month is ADHD awareness month, and in this episode I share my own experiences and also some ways you can make your business more neurodivergent friendly, in particularly for those with Autism and ADHD. Follow me on Instagram Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
7 minutes | Oct 3, 2022
Pitch....with less risk
Hey! Scared about sending a pitch? Here's one tweak that can spread the risk and make it less scary! Resources mentioned: Sally Farrant's pricing calculator: https://www.businessgrowthbynumbers.com/pricing-calculator-sign-up Follow me on Instagram Email: email@example.com Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
11 minutes | Sep 20, 2022
How I Met My Client - The Collaborative episode!
I'm trying something new this episode - a collaborative episode! Listen to find out how six freelancers met their latest client. Thank you to all the lovely contributors! Georgina from TOPA Debs from Complete VA Daire from Daire Paddy Bee from Bee Higgins Alexis from Bushnell Community Services Sioned from Mwydro Follow me on Instagram Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Come join us in the free Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
5 minutes | Sep 12, 2022
Niches are overrated
This one might be a bit controversial! A quick episode today about why I don't want you to be paralysed by finding the perfect niche for your business. Mentioned in this episode: The Finding Clients Bundle with Voxer Support: https://hello.dubsado.com/public/form/view/6319c97a5789bde1d876c61f The Finding Clients Bundle without support: https://freelancelifestyle.teachable.com/p/freelancepitching Come find me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/emmacossey Come join the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle
9 minutes | Sep 5, 2022
How I use Voxer in my freelance business
The podcast is back, and this time I'm chatting about how I use Voxer in my business, and how you could too! Follow me on Instagram Email: email@example.com Elizabeth Goddard's Voxer course (Affiliate link) Come join us in free the Freelance Lifestylers Facebook group Want more support? Check out the Freelance Lifestyle School courses and membership.
34 minutes | Jul 7, 2022
Can you be quietly ambitious? Featuring Ruth Poundwhite
On the podcast this week is Ruth Poundwhite, who is quietly ambitious — and proud of it! She is a certified coach, NLP practitioner and feminist marketer who supports highly sensitive humans to scale their businesses without sacrificing who they are. I think those of you who are introverted, quiet, highly sensitive or simply don't want to do business loudly will love this chat. She's also just publisher a new book, Quietly Ambitious: How to Show Up in Your Online Business as a Sensitive and Heart-Led Introvert https://smile.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0B3RQ77TH/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_gl_MZN4FY863PTMAD6WNTP7 Ruth's podcast 'Quietly Ambitious' https://ruthpoundwhite.com/podcast/ Ruth's Instagram: https://instagram.com/ruthpoundwhite?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
8 minutes | Jun 15, 2022
Finding time to find freelance clients
Struggling to find time to find clients? Or not sure where to start? I've got tips for you! The Finding Clients course: https://freelancelifestyle.teachable.com/p/freelancepitching Instagram: http://instagram.com/emmacossey Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle
8 minutes | May 24, 2022
My Freelance ADHD Tip
In this episode I chat about my recent ADHD diagnosis, and the one tip I've found useful (and you might too, whether you're neurodivergent or neurotypical!) Got ADHD? Go follow @jessejanderson! Want to join the Facebook group? https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle Chat on Instagram: www.instagram.com/emmacossey Grab some freelance tips on www.freelancelifestyle.co.uk
9 minutes | May 16, 2022
Please put your prices on your website!
Mini rant from me this week on prices! Want to put the case forward for not sharing your prices? Message me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/emmacossey Or come join us in the Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle Want help with your pricing? I highly recommend Sally Farrant - The Pricing Queen! https://www.businessgrowthbynumbers.com/
11 minutes | May 10, 2022
Different services for different budgets
Do you have a range of services for different budgets? In this episode I talk through the different levels of services you should offer: Free Tasters Do It Yourself Do It With You Do It For You Want to know how you can make this work for you? Book a power hour! https://freelancelifestyle.co.uk/1-to-1-coaching-mentoring/ Or come join us in the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle Or find me on Instagram: Instagram.com/emmacossey
8 minutes | Dec 14, 2021
More and Less
In this week's podcast, I chat about what I want more and less of in 2022 - and I challenge you to do the same! Join the FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle… Instagram: www.instagram.com/emmacossey All other bits: www.freelancelifestyle.co.uk
8 minutes | Dec 7, 2021
What didn't go to plan, and what did you learn?
December is all about reviewing the year! In this week's episode, we dive into what didn't go to plan - and what you learned from that! Join the FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/emmacossey All other bits: www.freelancelifestyle.co.uk
12 minutes | Nov 29, 2021
What went well for you this year?
Throughout December I'll be sharing prompts to help you review the year and get ready for those 2022 goals! In this episode, we're kicking off with the positives - what went well for you this year? Mentioned in the podcast: The Freelance Lifestylers FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle/ The Freelance Business Lounge: https://freelancelifestyle.teachable.com/ Resources page: https://freelancelifestyle.co.uk/resources/ Trudy's pilates: https://www.pawprintspilatescake.co.uk/
33 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Chronic illness and freelancing with Bee Stevenson
I'm back with another guest - copywriter Bee Stevenson! In this episode we talk about freelancing when you have a chronic illness, practical tips on making your business more chronic illness-friendly, and how to set boundaries with clients (and how clients can be more inclusive on that front too). You can find Bee in the following places: For business enquiries: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bee-stevenson/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/vivatramp Personal website: https://www.vivatramp.co.uk/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vivatramp
22 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
Kindness, passion projects and side incomes with Sarah Browning
Welcome back to another episode of The Freelancer's Teabreak, this week I'm joined by Sarah Browning, founder of Time for Kindness. We chatted about freelancing, kindness, side projects, passion projects and when a passion project turns into a paid one. Find Sarah Browning here: https://www.browningyork.com/ Time for Kindness: https://timeforkindness.co.uk/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/time_for_kindness/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/browningyork
11 minutes | Nov 2, 2021
Chatty and Appy update
Hello! It's been a while since I've done a solo episode, so I wanted to share a bit about what I've been up to, and some of the apps that are rocking my freelance cosy socks off right now. Mentioned: https://sunsama.com https://flown.com https://www.focusmate.com https://www.forestapp.cc https://www.descript.com Find me at: www.freelancelifestyle.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/groups/freelancelifestyle www.instagram.com/emmacossey
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