47 episodes

"Freelancing is like running your own business."

Heard that before? You've got to handle cash flow, client management, project management and you now supply your own 'employee' benefits. This is all while building your name up as a trustworthy business and getting more clients.

And there are also bigger things to worry about. Between AI, the blockchain, and whatever Elon Musk is up to—automation and digital technology aren’t just changing the big companies, but are impacting our everyday lives. What does it mean to be a freelancer today? How do we stay ahead of the competition? Can we continue to stay agile and upscale in a changing global economy?

Freelance Exchange is our first ever podcast about freelancers by freelancers. Hosted by CreativesAtWork co-founders Fanny and Jayce, you will find candid conversations with creative professionals about freelancing and the gig economy in Singapore & beyond.

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"Freelancing is like running your own business."

Heard that before? You've got to handle cash flow, client management, project management and you now supply your own 'employee' benefits. This is all while building your name up as a trustworthy business and getting more clients.

And there are also bigger things to worry about. Between AI, the blockchain, and whatever Elon Musk is up to—automation and digital technology aren’t just changing the big companies, but are impacting our everyday lives. What does it mean to be a freelancer today? How do we stay ahead of the competition? Can we continue to stay agile and upscale in a changing global economy?

Freelance Exchange is our first ever podcast about freelancers by freelancers. Hosted by CreativesAtWork co-founders Fanny and Jayce, you will find candid conversations with creative professionals about freelancing and the gig economy in Singapore & beyond.

    Exploring New Outlets of Creativity During Covid

    Exploring New Outlets of Creativity During Covid

    What will be the impact of the pandemic on our film industry? How will it change the way we make documentaries? We catch up with filmmaker and documentary storyteller OKJ who shares how his perspective has changed during this period and why he is pivoting to different platforms and methods to tell stories

    • 14 min
    7 Tips for Creative Freelancers To Earn More Passive Income

    7 Tips for Creative Freelancers To Earn More Passive Income

    What this pandemic has gives us is an opportunity to go beyond reacting to the current situation to building a more sustainable environment for freelancing. As a freelancer, you want to be able to stop trading your hours for dollars and gain leverage by earning a passive income. 

    We speak to Hariz about how freelancers can diversify their risks and build up different sources of passive income, including working on their intellectual property

    • 30 min
    Freelance Creative Exchange Resilience S3E9 Making Hard Decisions As A Boss During Covid-19

    Freelance Creative Exchange Resilience S3E9 Making Hard Decisions As A Boss During Covid-19

    Experts warn the greatest economic casualty of the pandemic will be small and medium-sized firms.  We check in with Genesis Motion Design’s Benjamin Ang about impact of covid-19 on his business. How are local companies adapting to remote working? What can creative companies do to survive the economic uncertainty?

    Welcome to our new resilience series, where we invited previous Freelance Creative Exchange podcast guests to discuss how they are dealing with Circuit Breaker.

    • 23 min
    Fighting Covid with comics with Evacomics

    Fighting Covid with comics with Evacomics

    Comics illustration have caught the eye of Singaporeans amid the overwhelming flow of virus related information. From the start of the pandemic, local artists and illustrators are using the medium of comics to document our collective experiences and educate the public. We speak to Evangeline Neo from Evacomics about why comics are such a great tool for public education as well as her creative process in engaging and educating her audience about the pandemic through her weekly comic strip.

    • 14 min
    Online Hustling Tips for Musicians ft DJ Duo ParaMercy

    Online Hustling Tips for Musicians ft DJ Duo ParaMercy

    The shuttering down of entertainment venues in late March dealt a heavy blow to our local music scene. How can the industry recover from the impact of a pandemic?  We check in with DJ duo ParaMercy to see what they have been up to since the beginning of Singapore’s partial shutdown and how they continue to keep making music and staying creative during this period. ParaMercy is a duo group specialising in raw hardstyle and made up of Paranoid and Swave, two out of the hardstyle veterans in Singapore.

    • 13 min
    Should you give up your insurance during an economic recession?

    Should you give up your insurance during an economic recession?

    What should you do if you are struggling to pay your insurance premiums? Is there any insurance you consider giving up right now? Does your existing insurance has pandemic coverage? If not, how you purchase it? Our new series is a spinoff where we invited previous guests to discuss about how they are dealing with Circuit Breaker. We understand many of you are concerned about your insurance premiums, so we get the lowdown from Pei Ling on everything you need to know about insurance right now.

    • 13 min

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