Freelancer Knowledgebase

Resources, articles, guides and definitions for freelancers

Welcome to Dinghy’s freelancer knowledge hub Here you can find articles, guides and resources about topics relating to freelancing, sole traders and the self-employed. From insurance (for example professional indemnity, public liability or equipment insurance), to running your freelance business and more. You can also find the most common FAQs answered by Dinghy and an entire dictionary of common terms used in the world of freelancing, insurance and business.

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10 blogs you should be reading as a freelance graphic designer

Sep 7, 2022

Keeping up with the latest trends, finding out about new techniques and cheats, and connecting with potential clients and other freelancers – there are lots of reasons to make regular reading of graphic design blogs a part of your weekly routine. Blogs are especially good for days when you’re feeling flat, lacking inspiration or motivation, or for filling in those


I’m a freelancer working in IT, do I need insurance?

Aug 10, 2022

IT is one of the most popular sectors for freelancers to work in, and it’s easy to see why. Freelancing in IT allows you to be your own boss, set your own hours, and select the projects that are most interesting to you. You can also charge a premium for those in-demand specialist skills. Whether you’re a programmer, developer, technician


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Freelancer goals: how to get more testimonials from clients

Aug 10, 2022

How did we do? Were you happy with the service you received today? Let us know your thoughts! There’s a reason every company you interact with these days is desperate for you to leave your feedback: reviews are crucial in influencing decisions. How often have you been swayed to “add to basket” by a slew of five-star ratings, or been


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