The second in our six-part series of practical manuals, The Freelance Handbook is your definitive guide to being your own boss.

New year, new start – right? If you’ve made it your new year's resolution to go freelance then you're in luck: there's never been a better time to be your own boss. With more and more employers outsourcing their work, and social media connecting you better than ever before, it's a great time to take the plunge into freelance waters.

But the road to solo success isn't always easy. So whether you're thinking about making the leap or are a seasoned freelance pro, pick up a copy of The Freelance Handbook – 116 pages of practical tips and essential advice for making it alone.

From setting your rates and managing your time to getting noticed, winning work and more, The Freelance Handbookbrings you everything you need to succeed as a freelance creative.

Chapters include:

  • Go it alone
  • Win more clients
  • Work smarter
  • Manage your money
  • Be more business savvy
  • Promote yourself
  • Well-being
  • Essential resources

The Freelance Handbook has sold out in print, but you can still buy an ebook edition using the free Computer Arts app on Apple Newsstand.

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