Can we make community event descriptions more inclusive?

Can we make community event descriptions, invitations and registration processes more inclusive? Some ideas from an event I hosted last year with Butter Community (An Exclusive Experiment for Inclusive Participation):   🌞 Make sure your event description is easy to understand and free of jargon. Use simple language, and consider adding a translation option for […]

The benefits of communities for freelancers: Community, not competition

One big myth about freelancing that I now know to be a big fat fib: other freelancers are always your competition. But I get it. Especially when you’re first starting out, it can feel like you need every advantage. It might not make sense to invest in relationships with people who could provide a similar […]

Virtual parties aren’t that bad

Can’t believe a whole year has passed since we had a very fun (my-cheeks-hurt-from-laughing level of fun) Christmas social with our Accountability Pod members last December. 🎅 Our small community – now turned into a bff group chat, consisted of a group of the loveliest freelancers, who regularly met for coworking and accountability sessions. It […]

The benefits of communities for freelancers: Building good habits

If I had a pound for every article or book I’ve read to help me build better habits as a freelancer… well, I still wouldn’t be a millionaire because most “productivity hacks” don’t acknowledge one of the biggest barriers to freelancer productivity: isolation. They often make productive, successful freelancers sound like self-sufficient islands, all-knowing with perfect […]

Recurring Community Events: A Quick-Start Guide

If you’re a creature of habit and organisation (like me) you may have found yourself daydreaming about a more spontaneous, less structured life. One where no day, week or month is the same, and you cross whole continents in a van, making friends at every stop and eating your way through every local cuisine (just […]

Top tips for hosting engaged and interactive online events

We’ve all been to our fair share of online events over the past year and I’m sure you’ll agree with me that some of them hit better than others. So what makes a good event stand out? How can you make sure that your next one engages your audience and ticks every one of their […]

Which platform is ideal for your next online event?

Are you planning your next virtual event? The world of digital conferences, summits, and webinars has come on leaps and bounds over the last year, out of necessity, but that’s no reason to slow down now. Online events can be more accessible, more international, and attract a wider range of people than in-person ones. But […]

How can you increase your productivity by changing where you work?

Have you ever feel a drop in your motivation over time, compared to the start of the new project? Have you ever started a new way of organising your time, only for the energy boost to trail off within a week? You might be coming up against the novelty effect, which can sap your productivity […]