Knowledgebase Articles for Freelancers

What’s your USP?

In the competitive world of freelancing, it’s not enough to just say you are better than the competition; you need to show why you are better. What makes you different? What is your unique selling proposition, your USP? Are you faster, cheaper, more reliable? Is your product bigger, healthier, easier to use, higher-quality, better for the environment, longer lasting? Having

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How freelancers can compete with agencies

Many freelancers work alone, and they like it that way. They know everything that goes on in their business, they don’t have to manage a team and they control every piece of work that goes out. The only problem is that competing with big agencies can be tough, especially when they are well-established with an impressive portfolio of clients. Big

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How to get paid as a freelancer

You’ve won a fantastic new client, agreed on a price and spent hours working on the project. You raise the invoice and wait. The payment due date passes but there’s no sign of your money. You send a polite email and get no response. You start to feel a little concerned. You need that money to come in soon or

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Best Cafes to Work From in Bristol

As former freelancers ourselves at Dinghy, we understand the importance of getting yourself out of the house from time-to-time, away from the luring procrastinations of doing laundry or finally cleaning that little spot in the kitchen. That’s why we’re running a series of blogs of the best cafes for freelancers to work in each major city around the UK. Having

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Ultimate Guide to Pricing Work as a Freelancer

Entering the world of freelancing can be both exciting and daunting. Inevitably there will be some trial and error, some questionable decisions and some mistakes made. However, with a bit of research, planning and a willingness to learn, the mistakes can be limited to inconveniences rather than disasters. One area that needs careful thought is pricing. Many freelancers struggle with

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