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I’m not a “creator” or “gig-worker” — I’m a freelancer

Self-employment is more than delivering meals or acquiring followers on Instagram.

Why is a freelance career still difficult to describe? Are we so stuck in the 1950’s paradigm of employment that some people can’t fathom alternative career paths? Or, even worse, we lump all freelancers into the same trendy terms of…



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Benek Lisefski

I’m a UX/UI designer from Auckland, New Zealand. Writing about freelancing & business for indie designers & creatives at