For as dreamy as the freelance life is, I also know how intimidating it can seem. Are your palms sweaty at the thought of setting your rates? Are you trying to navigate the murky waters of accounting and taxes? Are you totally overwhelmed trying to figure out how to even get started with this whole freelancing thing? Deep breaths, my friend. I like to think my blog is packed full with the advice and insights you need to dominate the freelance game.
You’ve got this.
Of course, there’s tons of advice out there about how to successfully start and run your own business. But, naturally, no amount of content can cover all of your bases. Sometimes you simply learn by doing. And, as a business owner, there will undoubtedly be circumstances and instances that leave you scratching your head and […]
Like everybody, I start my day with really great intentions. I sit down at my desk, crank out a giant list of the things I want to complete that day, and then start hustling. Usually my list is pretty ambitious—meaning I don’t even come close to crossing everything off. But, all in all, at the […]
While it still seems strange to me at times (I have a hard time believing anybody would truly want my advice or mentorship!), I’m on the receiving end of quite a few questions about freelancing—how did I find the courage to leave my job? What sites do I recommend to get started? But, the question […]
Well, that’s a strange title for a blog that claims to be all about looking on the bright side, isn’t it? But, it’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. You know, it’s easy to put an immense amount of pressure on yourself to always think positively. And, for the most part, I think […]
When I first started my freelance writing career—and even when I first started this blog—my content was sort of all over the place. I’d write about everything from style and beauty to medicine and home improvement. I didn’t really have a focus. Admittedly, I do still cover a variety of topics through my work and […]
If you’re a freelancer, having clients is definitely a good thing. However, I’ll be the first to admit that juggling a bunch of different clients—and, more importantly, my relationships with said clients—can be a bit complicated at times. We’re all human. We have preferred ways of working and communicating. And, so far, I have yet […]