Freelance Heroes Day 2019: My takeaways.

Freelance Heroes Day 2019

At the end of May, I was completely honoured to be invited to speak at Freelance Heroes Day in Wolverhampton. When I started out in my freelance journey, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. To be honest, I’m not sure anyone does. You might think you know what you’re doing, but there […]

24 Things I Have Learnt In My 24 Months In Business

24 months. That’s two whole years. Two years of Lunax. Actually, that might be a teeny tiny lie. Although I’ve been doing this for 24 months, ‘Lunax’ wasn’t created until a couple of months in. In fact, I started my business journey freelancing as ‘Francesca Irving – Marketing’ (creative, I know) on-the-side of my regular […]

5 ways to land a client when you’re a freelancer


5 ways to land your first client So, you’ve decided to give freelancing a go. Or perhaps your sights are set on creating a larger business structure. But how are you going to land that first piece of paid work? By this stage, I’m going to assume you’ve checked off the basics of getting your […]

Why I’m only setting myself one goal for 2019

It happens so frequently – I wake up in the middle of the night with another brilliant business idea. That lightbulb moment. Something I just can’t ignore. And I have to act upon it there and then. I mean, I don’t want to see my idea on TV in a year’s time and think “If […]

Keeping a Small Business Going Through Personal Problems and Mental Health Issues

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Life is hard. Being a parent is hard. Running a small business is hard. So combine all those things together and you’ve got a whole load of hard. But when life/God/the universe decides to test you by throwing some sneaky little challenges your way on top of an already […]

A Story about Mental Health and Entrepreneurship.

10th October 2018 was my 27th birthday. And it was also World Mental Health Day. So whilst I was sipping prosecco in my office, I was also reflecting on the last seven or so years of my life and thinking about the rest of it. Not many people know this, but I have lived with […]

I burnt out, but I’m back on fire.

Just over a week ago, I burnt out. I was staying at a friend’s house and woke up early to go to my Thursday morning 6:30am networking group. But I didn’t make it. _ I was feeling super anxious and couldn’t function. I physically couldn’t get up. And later that day suffered an anxiety attack. […]

Why I Quit My Job To Start My Business

About one year ago, I was having a bad day at work. You might have been too. We all have good days and bad days at work – but I’d been having bad day upon bad day since I’d returned from maternity leave and I knew it wouldn’t take many more of these bad days […]