How to start freelancing and the power of community

Season 4, Episode 5,   Jan 19, 2023, 09:00 AM

Have you always wondered ‘what if’ you went freelance? You have a great idea, but you’re not sure what practical steps you should take to get started with going freelance? If your answer is 'yes' then this is the episode for you. 

This week Orla and Ben speak with digital marketing expert Lou Nylander and we find out how she went from working the traditional 9-5 to creating her own marketing business. We also learn why finding your freelancing community is so vital when starting out and Lou shares her practical tips for you to flourish as a freelancer! 

Lou has fifteen years of B2B digital marketing experience, managing global teams and shaping the course of some of the world's leading digital advertising companies, including MediaCom, AOL, The Huffington Post, Zenith and Unruly.

In 2015, Lou founded 'Wildflowers of London', a social enterprise focused on empowering women. In Spring 2021, Lou launched her own marketing consultancy, dedicated to supporting founders and entrepreneurs.