Blog Archives

WEBINAR – Effective Negotiation – 11am, 31 Oct

Easy to enrol – learn from the comfort of your own computer! 11am to 12 noon, Monday 31 October 2016 Join us for a one-hour online session in which you can learn the essential steps that will help you become

Posted in Free Workshops, Webinars

How to shoot and edit video with an iPhone or iPad – 11 Nov, Manchester

This one-day workshop will help you unlock the potential of your iPhone or iPad as a powerful tool for planning and creating high quality video.

Posted in Free Workshops

Run a successful social media campaign – 10 Nov, Manchester

Social media can be a powerful means of getting your message across and raise awareness of what you do. This one-day workshop will take you step-by-step through running a successful campaign.

Posted in Free Workshops

How to shoot and edit video with an iPhone or iPad – 4 Nov, Bristol

This one-day workshop will help you unlock the potential of your iPhone or iPad as a powerful tool for planning and creating high quality video.

Posted in Free Workshops

Dealing with Setbacks – 21 Oct, London

When the going gets tough, the tough get going! But how do they keep going? This is the million-dollar question that we are going to consider. This session will give you some useful strategies and tips to help you deal with setbacks in a more constructive way so that you remain buoyant and keep moving forward towards your goals.

Posted in Free Workshops

Click into Instagram – 19 Oct, London

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms and an effective platform for creative freelances who want to showcase their work to new/wider audiences. This workshop is ideally suited to beginners who want to learn more about and develop their skills to use this increasingly popular social networking app.

Posted in Free Workshops

Social Media for Work – 14 Oct, London

Using social media effectively can help you get better and more work as well as to engage with like minded professionals. This workshop looks at how you get started and how to use social media such as Facebook and Twitter as a valuable business tool rather than a means of sharing photos of your cat!

Posted in Free Workshops

Presentation skills – 5 Oct, Bristol

Whether you’re pitching for new work or managing client relationships, the ability to communicate clearly is essential. This workshop will help you understand and practise the elements of how to successfully present your messages with the most impact to achieve the results that you’re aiming for.

Posted in Free Workshops

Blogging for Creative Freelances – 27 Sept, London

Everybody tells you that you must have a website and you must have a blog but nobody tells you how – or why. In this workshop you will learn the key steps to creating your blog but, more importantly, what you can use one for and how it will become an important part of your creative work.

That’s true whether you’re a writer, journalist, musician or actor: you are already creating work that blogs can showcase and you will benefit from reaching audiences through a well constructed, targeted blog. This workshop will tell you how.

Posted in Free Workshops

Build your confidence – 16 Sept, Birmingham

Even the most positive, go-getting people sometimes experience a dip in confidence – especially when they’ve experienced a set back or are facing a particularly daunting challenge. In this one-day workshop, we’ll help you develop and maintain confidence whatever the circumstance.

Posted in Free Workshops

Log in

FEU Training Blog

  • 14 Oct 2016
    Ever noticed how most trains these days have an engine at the front and another at the back? So instead of having to turn the train round when the train reaches it’s destination, the driver just walks to the other end and drives back the way they came. This works really efficiently, the extra engine is justified by time saved and more efficient use of the tracks.

  • 26 Sep 2016
    IF YOU WANT to earn more money to support the downtimes when creative work is thin on the ground or you just feel like taking on an exciting challenge as a matter of personal development, you may well already have the skills to do so or, at least, have the basis of what you need to create new opportunities. Most freelances have many talents but often don’t realise that their abilities are potentially marketable and lucrative.

  • 09 Jun 2016
    When I suggest to a freelance that learning a few key business skills might help their creative career, they look at me as if I’ve told them to sell their grannie. After all, we haven’t spent all these years studying our art and developing our talent just to waste time touting apples and pears down the market.

  • 09 May 2016
    WE OFTEN take language for granted and assume a level of communication and understanding that, in reality, is not being conveyed.

  • 05 May 2016
    SOMETIMES positive or negative change is forced upon us and we have no choice but to react to circumstances. For example,

  • 25 Jan 2016
    ONE OF the most common discussion I have at workshops with creative freelances is about how to not take rejection