Businesses are suffering due to the lockdown, and creatives (especially those in the entertainment industry) are the ones that are feeling the pinch.
As part of our Nedbank Money Secrets series, Angela Weickl shares some of the best tools, policies and practices that can either make a freelancer’s life easier or complicate things far beyond imagination.
While industry standards are no longer a mysterious algorithm that eludes us, we often find ourselves not taking all factors into account when quantifying the value of our skills.
There are better and healthier ways of working as a freelancer. Fundamentally, they require a shift in the minds of creatives to get clients on board.
People person Khotso Tsaagane’s Instagram account is filled with images of people. But unlike high fashion portraits this Canon creative really captures the character of his subjects.
Sultry and bold illustrator Kgabo Mametja (@iamsaintrose) shares the inspiration behind some of her favorite images.
Gord Laws take us through his tips on how to become a freelancer successfully, while making sure that you can pay your bills.
Looking for a creative way to close the expanding gap between your income and expenses? We have five side-gig ideas you can start now.
Alvhin Adendorff and Eitan Stern take us through eight things that you need to know about taxes as a freelancer. Their tips will be a great help for you to make sure that your finances are all above board.
Since our last round up of co-working spaces in CT even more have popped up. Here are 12 spots to choose from.
The Inner City Ideas Cartel in Cape Town is a co-working space like no other. We chatted a few creatives about why they love working there.
Cape Town Girl is a local blogger and recently went freelance. She left her job at a big advertising agency six months ago to pursue her own dreams and this is her story and some learnings. If you are planning to go freelance any time soon, we highly recommend […]
Luke Ritchie is a freelance graphic designer based in Stellenbosch, specialising in “branding (my bread and butter), typography (which is my first love) and illustration (my secret love affair)”.
As part of his BTech study, Graham Wiles is working on a series of paper toys based on South African culture (Folk tales, myths, stereotypes etc). In order to promote his work and spread the love of paper toy making, he is also conducting a series of paper toy workshops throughout the year.
Trevor Paul, an aspiring freelance illustrator from Durban has been thoroughly inspired by the Behance community and as a result has been upping his illustrative game.