Freelance Heroes Day 2019: My takeaways.

At the end of May, I was completely honoured to be invited to speak at Freelance Heroes Day in Wolverhampton. When I started out in my freelance journey, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. To be honest, I'm not sure anyone does. You might think you know...

24 Things I Have Learnt In My 24 Months In Business

24 months. That's two whole years. Two years of Lunax. Actually, that might be a teeny tiny lie. Although I've been doing this for 24 months, 'Lunax' wasn't created until a couple of months in. In fact, I started my business journey freelancing as 'Francesca Irving - Marketing' (creative, I...

5 ways to land a client when you’re a freelancer

5 ways to land your first client So, you’ve decided to give freelancing a go. Or perhaps your sights are set on creating a larger business structure. But how are you going to land that first piece of paid work? By this stage, I’m going to assume you’ve checked off...

Keeping a Small Business Going Through Personal Problems and Mental Health Issues

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"]Life is hard. Being a parent is hard. Running a small business is hard. So combine all those things together and you've got a whole load of hard. But when life/God/the universe decides to test you by throwing some sneaky little challenges your way...

I burnt out, but I’m back on fire.

Just over a week ago, I burnt out. I was staying at a friend’s house and woke up early to go to my Thursday morning 6:30am networking group. But I didn’t make it. _ I was feeling super anxious and couldn’t function. I physically couldn’t get up. And later that...

Why I Quit My Job To Start My Business

About one year ago, I was having a bad day at work. You might have been too. We all have good days and bad days at work - but I’d been having bad day upon bad day since I’d returned from maternity leave and I knew it wouldn’t take many...