When you’re freelance, you need to get used to the feast and famine syndrome. One month you are so busy, you aren’t sure how you can cope with the workload and the next there isn’t a sniff of work on the horizon.
And, no matter how well you try to plan your schedule, you will always get a feast followed by a famine. Regular workloads that keep you ticking along just nicely never seem to happen.
The natural reaction when you enter a period of famine is to panic. But remember the old adage of ‘what you focus on you get more of’. So try not to panic.
Here are some things you could do when you’re not sure where the next project is going to come from: