Freelancers meet up on 6th September 2023

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We held our freelancers networking meet up on 6th September in the beer garden of the Battle of Trafalgar pub, Brighton. Ten members came along.

Topics of conversation:

  • Designing in Photoshop vs Figma vs Webflow
  • Looking for WordPress work
  • How easy is it to find freelancing work at the moment?
  • Supabase – an open source alternative to Firebase
  • Sacking yourself out of projects
  • Structuring code in a complex WordPress site
  • Dealing with awkward coworkers
  • Setting up a site to be worked on by multiple developers
  • Collaborating with lots of councils on a Drupal based project
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Shops that are fronts for money laundering
  • Overly graphic and detailed horror
  • DesignersTalk community has almost 250,000 members


Welcome back Dasha

After several years in full time employment and then a long term project, excellent WordPress developer Dasha has come back to the Farm and is looking for freelance projects. She has tons of experience and is a very nice person to boot, so if you need your WordPress site revamped or a new site made, let her know.


DesignersTalk is a very active community for all kinds of designers, currently running within LinkedIn. It was started by long time Farm member and excellent designer Nick Carter. He should be very proud of his very active, very pleasant community, which is abount to hit 250,000 members. That is amazing!

Designer? Join them here.