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Two Years

By 24 Aug ’13 One Comment

This weekend represents the two year birthday of this freelancing lark which for me is a resounding success. A few weeks ago I reached a milestone with the amount of jobs crossing my desk exceeded one hundred which was in itself a real celebration for Ruth and I. It seems like eons ago when I first started – remember this:

Over the past two years I have worked on some amazing projects with some amazing people and I have loved (almost) every single moment of it. Here’s some stats:

  • Cups of tea consumed: 1600
  • biscuits consumed: 1300
  • Pints of water/squash: 1095
  • Websites build: 19
  • Vimeo Posts: 57
  • Megabytes of video shot: 2725
  • Hours of editing: 580
  • Emails Sent: 3515
  • Emails Read: 5857
  • Hours spent on phone: 178
  • Tweets sent: 2990
  • Blog posts written: 14
  • Hours spent staring out my window thinking: 134
  • Post-its used: 264
  • Tracks listened to: 13824
  • Freelancers used: 5
  • Part Timers hired: 1

The Future:

So what’s next? Well – I want to continue and I want to grow the business.
I don’t really know anything about growing a business but I do know that we feel compelled to keep going and to see what happens. We’ve always held lightly to our ambitions and wanted to give more room to organic growth and f course to see what God’s hand in all of this might be.

My hopes are to grow and collaborate a lot more this year. There are still different types of projects I want to do and have yet had the pleasure. I want to combine the great network of professionals I’m connected with. I want to make the business sustainable so I can support a family! I want to create some AMAZING things!

Over the next few months I’ll be looking at bigger business plans, networking opportunities that doesn’t suck, and possibly some rebranding!

TwoYears

Mark

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