Being Freelance
Raison d'être - Developer Elliot Taylor
Apr 28, 2018 · 33 min
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Elliot doesn't shy away from making a change in his life. After a string of non-coding jobs, he self-taught himself WordPress and became a freelance developer. From that he built up a successful agency - Raison. But when fatherhood beckoned he stripped back the pressure of being a boss to freelance once more. More flexibility, more time for his family. And plenty more to hear about too...

We chat about the benefits of co-working, meet ups (Elliot organises them including WordCamp Brighton), becoming a specialist, charging day rates, being picky with your clients and experimenting with side projects. Crikey.

Key takeaways:

  • Your old skills can lead to new opportunities
  • Make your billing make sense, and
  • Give speaking a try!

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