This is my first week freelance, on my own, doing what I want, getting up when I want. Sounds amazing? I still have this weird feeling of guilt, my friend has given me a talking to today as I felt guilty this morning because I did not set an alarm and woke up at 9am. Who cares? No-one!
I have never worked on my own before and a few freelancers had told me how quickly you slip into the freelancer wardrobe. I’m going to save a fortune on make-up, I have discovered the love of lounge wear very quickly and I have not blowdried my hair. My personal care is all good though!!
I did feel I was very organised and methodical when it came to work, I liked to have a project and plan out a timeline and set objectives. This is day 5 and all of that is out of the window. I suppose a routine will come….maybe?
New Website announcement
I have got to see my new website for the first time and I am sooo excited, I know it’s mine but I love it! It should be up and running by mid March as long as the testing phase goes well. My new site is www.jorobertson.co.uk and my blog will remain the same and integrated into the site. I can’t wait to share of this with you!
I don’t know if you saw it but I launched my new instagram page on Sunday night @jorobertson_hairagency💗 for a little tease of what is coming. I have noticed a shift in the hair industry were salons are looking for technique driven education rather than brand, there are so many super talented stylists out there that offer fantastic education but nowhere to showcase their talent. This is why I am launching the Jo Robertson hair Agency. If you are a hairdresser and want to offer freelance education click here to find out more 🙌🏻
What’s next? I will be launching on-line education for salon businesses to grow and develop their brands. It’s a super busy few months coming up with so much to share with you.
My education dates so far this year
The Launch – Sunday 23rd February – I will be sharing my essential social media course at the Neal and Wolfe colour launch in Edinburgh. Contact We Love hair and Beauty for more details.
Pro Hair Manchester – Monday 24th February – I will be on the business stage at 12pm talking about not letting social media be your end game. Do you feel like you’re not being seen on social media? During the session we will explore why it’s not all about the likes and how to use social media to grow your business.
Salon Smart – Monday 25th March – Soap box, will be on stage discussing a topic that I feel needs addressing. All will be revealed!
Front Row Pro – 6th &7th May –This is a brand new event and really excited to be part of #frontrowpro is the beauty industry’s only independent international creative escape, founded on the belief that the heart of beauty and the professionals who bring it to life are best rewarded, restored and re-energized by mixing with like-minded people In Greece!
🌈Colour World 19th-20th May This was one of my favourite events last year. This year I am working with the team on the Colour Genius awards. This is the first colour only awards. It is open to colourists in the UK, enter your choice from 7 categories of Genius. Judged by an eminent panel of colourists looking to reward exceptional creative talent.Each category is brand-neutral and open to colourists whatever their colour brand. Each category winner receives a bespoke, engraved Colour World Genius Trophy. Contact me if you need anymore information.
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