How to Be a Successful Freelancer


Before taking on the role as Editor-in-chief of Esquire in 2014, Zul Andra built his media career as an independent writer for nearly a decade. From launching a music blog to running three personal columns and writing for over a dozen publications, Zul created opportunities when there was none. This framework is based on experience and it’s not something you’ll find in schools. Try it on for size and observe what works for you.

This how-to series is ideal for freelancers, professionals and career-switchers. Learn about the philosophy, strategy and tools to build a successful freelance career. Gain insights on how to price your work, leverage your expertise and prepare for challenges.
  • Zero in on what you're good at
  • One rule you must never break to succeed
  • Two is a dilemma, three is an option
  • Three balls of pricing, catch two
  • Four levels of competence
  • Five revenue sources to tap into
  • Six degrees of success
  • Seven habits of highlt ineffective people
  • Eight books you need to read right now
  • Nine out of ten is better than perfection
  • Ten tools you'll need forever

Founder of Zazoozoo

Zul Andra is an award-winning writer and editor. His tenure as Editor-in-chief of Esquire Singapore from 2014 to 2018 saw his team bag over 30 local and regional awards. With over a decade of experience in the media industry, Zul has been published in a dozen publications including South China Morning Post and Today to name a few. In January 2018, he founded Zazoozoo a storytelling company that builds trust for brands and professionals and has since worked with clients including Apple, American Express, Aviva, Standard Chartered, Unilever and more.

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