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Want to go freelance, but not sure where to start? In this webinar, I'll take you through the five things you have to do before you make the jump into freelancing. 
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WIN a signed copy of RobotOverlords and an exclusive robots Chocoholics bar
Robot Overlords is an upcoming science fiction movie starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Kingsley. The feature film is co-written by Mark Stay, husband to Clare Stay, who used to be a Chocoholics distributor. Mark has also written a book, available now, that ...
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Pour yourself a cuppa - it's time to read this week's A Day In The Life Of A Freelancer. This week, it's the brilliant Miss Sue Flay from Stir Up Media http://www.emmacossey.com/2014/07/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-freelancer-miss-sue-flay.html 
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Freelancer Fran Swaine joins Emma Cossey from The Freelance Lifestyle to discuss retainers and why you should use them
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Morning everyone! Still pondering whether to go freelance? Not sure where to start or what steps to take? The 30 Day Freelance Lifestyle E-Course kicks off tomorrow - why not join us? 

I'm also offering a special offer with my friend +Elizabeth Sellers  who runs the Big Blogging Bootcamp. If you buy both e-courses, you'll get them for £40 rather than £50 (plus accounting whizz +Rosie Slosek  has included some special goodies too)
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This looks so useful! Hope it comes to the UK store soon. 
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Hi everyone, apologies for the absence! I've actually started a Facebook group for UK freelancers instead as it's far easier to admin :) Do feel free to join us!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1464948493770611/?fref=ts
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with...
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Maybe this ought to be shut down, or at least closed off to new posts....
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I do the same, and the key is to do exactly what you mentioned - reply personally to their reply to your automated email. Great video. 

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Freelancer Fran Swaine joins Emma Cossey from The Freelance Lifestyle to discuss retainers and why you should use them
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Morning everyone! Still pondering whether to go freelance? Not sure where to start or what steps to take? The 30 Day Freelance Lifestyle E-Course kicks off tomorrow - why not join us?

I'm also offering a special offer with my friend +Elizabeth Sellers, who runs the Big Blogging Bootcamp. If you buy both e-courses, you'll get them for £40 rather than £50 (plus accounting whizz +Rosie Slosek has included some special goodies too)
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It's true. I really don't. 
 
A freelancer who doesn't like coffee! +Emma Cossey, whose blog The Freelance Lifestyle is the place to go for everything freelance related, talks about why little treats are so important.
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We can work on that. ;-)
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Blogger, web editor, social media geek
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Freelance fashion/lifestyle/tech/beauty blogger, web editor and social media journalist. Passionate about blogging, small businesses and internet innovations.
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Finalist in Remote Workers Awards
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Web Editor and Content Creator
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  • Freelance Blogger & Social Media Journo
    Various, 2009 - present
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Reading
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Reading - Bournemouth
Great to see a decent teppanyaki place outside London. Not quite as skilled as some of the others I've been to (no flying knives here), but yummy food and quick service.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
We order from China Express an embarrassing amount - and it's for a good reason! A great mix of chinese classics, a couple of dim sum dishes and a few other bits, plus speedy delivery, mean we come back to order from China Express again and again.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
South Hill Park is one of the best things about Bracknell. A beautiful old building surrounded by plenty of play areas, dog walking areas and a small lake. South Hill Park is host to events like food festivals, theatre products, a small old-school cinema, a digital media studio, evening courses and even an outdoor theatre production which took place in the gardens and woods around the building. I like that they've recently started to stream some of their events online too - why don't more places do this?
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reviewed 3 years ago
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I popped into the Hilton Bracknell Hotel for a meeting when I discovered the Starbucks in Sainsbury's round the corner didn't have Wi-Fi. I was pleasantly surprised when we walked in and were greeted by a really helpful manager who not only grabbed us a couple of drinks from the Costa Coffee bar, but also showed us to some great seats and gave us the Wi-Fi code. All the other staff we spoke to were really helpful and friendly too.
Quality: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
We stayed in one of the best rooms in this gorgeous hotel on the eve of my sister's wedding, and it was the perfect place to get ready. What more could you want than a four poster bed, a teardrop bath, shower surrounded by twinkle lights and even a dinner table? Perfect for a treat weekend away, plus it's within walking distance of all the best restaurants in Reading.
Quality: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Excellent
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