Freelancers

Online Directory of recommended members of The MAW Network who are freelancers including their contact details & social media links

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Accounts by Ciara

Based in Belfast, business mum Ciara Magill Lavery loves and is a specialist in one of the jobs most of us loathe – accounts. Her range of services include:

Accounts | Bookkeeping | Self assessment | VAT returns | Payroll | Friendly and professional business helping local business and sole traders grow.

While we all hate handing over the reigns of any part of our business to other people, we have to value our time wisely, and it simply makes sense to hand over tasks that are time consuming and that we are not confident in, to another professional who is skilled and knowledgeable.…

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ALX Make-UP

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AMC Marketing

Hi I’m Amanda, owner of AMC Marketing. I am based in the heart of Mid-Ulster, Northern Ireland. I provide freelance online marketing support and advice to start-ups and SME’s.

All my marketing support is tailored to each customers exact requirements. I work by myself, which means less hassle for my customers and a professional one to one support service, tailored to the budget of a small business.…

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Tina Calder

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Northern Ireland’s Content Queen, Tina Calder is a journalist and commentator of 20 years, a publicist of 12 and a multi-platform media professional. The Belfast entrepreneur owns publicity management agency Excalibur Press based in the city’s Cathedral Quarter.

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Cathy Dempster Photography

“With subjects as varied as the professional and personal history that brought her to where she is today, Cathy Dempster provides a unique range of skills and vision when it comes to photography. Ever since a camera was thrust into her hands at the age of 9, Cathy has documented the various paths she has taken in life, paths that have led to her becoming a professional photographer.…

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Denise Leacock

Denise has a love for Photography, so what was once a hobby turned into my business.  She says,”I trained with a Portrait and Wedding photographer for 7 years and I grew the love for making people smile and capturing this for them to remember forever.   After loosing my brother in 2016 I realised the importance of my job, it isn’t until you loose someone that you really appreciate the value of a photograph, memories are all you have left and they are priceless. …

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Edel Allen Business Support

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Eve VA

I am a mum of 4 and a Virtual Assistant. I help time-poor entrepreneurs, small business owners and busy consultants grow their business by removing the admin burden from them and allowing them to focus on their core activities. My services include email marketing, social media services, online research and general admin.

I either work on an ad-hoc basis with clients who require assistance with one-off projects; or I have a small number of retainer clients, who I do a specific number of hours work for per month.…

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Evolution Graphic Design

Jo-Ann Smyth is an experienced Graphic Designer from Lurgan who specialises in the design of marketing materials required for business needs.

 

 

I am passionate about delivering creative led, graphic design concepts to my clients – concepts which successfully interpret a design brief into innovative visuals. I believe that building client relationships is paramount from the outset of a project.…

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HR Made Easy

Hi I am Johanna, a wife & mother to three little ones. Forever a Donegal girl now living in the heart of Mid Ulster, Northern Ireland. As a business owner working around my family I am used to walking the fine line between trying to find balance between business success and being a good wife and mummy to the rest of Team Scullion.…

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Izy Solutions

Hi, I am Izchel, originally from Mexico but living and growing roots in Castledawson, Magherafelt. I am a new mum of a 16 months old boy. So I am still trying to figure out how to reach a balance between professional and family life.

I am a passionate problem solver and I believe I have the right tools to do so.…

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Logan IT Services

Logan IT Services we help small businesses achieve the very best from technology. We create beautiful responsive websites, fully optimised for mobile browsing. We are based in County Down and have over 20 years of experience.

 

 

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Maine Accounting

I graduated from the University of Dundee in 1999 and am a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

I trained with pwc and worked in the Health Service in Northern Ireland for over 10 years, before setting up my own Practice. Over the years, this has provided me with an insight into a variety of business sectors which I hope will assist me in providing you with a quality service.…

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Andrea McKernon

I help businesses raise their profiles, attract interest and gain credibility through press and media articles.

I help people build relationships with local, regional and national media without the expense of paid adverts.

I’m a working freelance journalist at the Irish News and Belfast Telegraph with 20 years of reporting experience on news and politics. A former editor at Belfast Media Group, I also write features, produce & design as a sub-editor and produce copy for digital journalism.…

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Debras Shamanics

I started my healing journey with Reiki and became a Reiki Master eventually and taught Equine Reiki for many years.  I have however always had a calling to do Shamanic healing and one day I answered that call and did my training to become a shamanic practitioner-healer  it’s the best thing I have ever done  for my health and the amazing people and animals I and my guides have managed to help heal or offer relief to over the years

I love hands on healing but my practice has become more and more about distant healing.  …

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SM Marketing Services

Sinead McKeever is the owner of SM Marketing Services which was the Hospitality Ulster Marketing of the Year Award with 40 + Awards in the Hospitality and Renewable Energy Industry for Clients.

Sinead manages a team of marketers, designers, videographers, website developers, digital and social media experts are a bunch of lively, energetic and wholehearted people that are very passionate about what we do.

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Stefany Watson Brand Servicing

Small business brand servicing offering 1-1 sessions in Social Media | Web Presence | Brand Development | Sense of Style. Get in touch for more info.

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Danielle Wilson

Hi, I’m Danielle, a Social Media Manager, Consultant and Trainer based in Derry. My business name is Dream Social. I help businesses, organisations, and charities with their social media needs offering a range of services from basic audits to more in-depth consultancy, training (one to one, group, and workshops), day to day management of platforms, time-limited campaigns, strategy, and advertising.…

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Advantages of hiring a freelancer – Freelancing – the future of working is already here.

Today as the workforce progressively shifts away from a standard 9-to-5 working day to embrace a labour force that is more fluid, it is those companies that can quickly adapt to change that will have the upper hand. If your business needs experts, but lacks the required resources or feels no need to engage a full-time worker, the answer lies in hiring a freelancer.

Below are 5 reasons why it makes great business sense to hire a freelancer:

Affordability


A freelancer working from home doesn’t have to meet lots of overhead costs. It becomes possible for them to offer you more affordable rates. Additionally, freelancers generally cover their own insurance, tax and other benefits.

Flexibility

Frankly, the main reason why many freelancers have opted to freelance is because they love setting their own working hours. That same flexibility in hours can greatly benefit you too. Your freelancer could be answering your Facebook fans, posting a blog, or upgrading your business website after you’re done for the day and closed up shop.

Freedom

Instead of engaging a full-time member of staff, you can conveniently work with an external resource person on a need basis. Engaging a specialised freelancer like a translator helps in streamlining your business, particularly if your resources are limited.

Immediacy and Swift Delivery

Freelancers are always motivated to perform an excellent job and fast. They fully understand that it’s to their best interest when they remain reliable and exceed your expectations. They lack the time for office politics or endless agenda-less meetings.

Independence

Among the biggest hassles of employing new staff is the need for investing in training before they can contribute to the company bottom line. On the other hand, freelancers are accustomed to working solo. Yes, of course you’ll need to clearly define the work parameters clearly as well as your expectations but you won’t have to explain everything or train them.

 

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