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.
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 […]
Nine times out of ten, when someone hears that I’m a freelancer who works out of my own house each day, he or she will immediately comment about how nice it must be to be able to work in my pajamas all day. True, sometimes I do stay in my pj’s much longer than I’d […]
I’ll be honest—I think I’m a somewhat smart and accomplished person. Yet, when I left my full-time gig in order to start my business and freelance full-time I had one big concern: getting people to take me seriously. It’s not that I didn’t think I was well-spoken. And, I definitely had a certain level of […]
I get a lot of questions from aspiring freelancers. But, one of the questions I’m asked most frequently is, “So, how do I go about actually getting clients?” There’s no doubt that landing your first few clients—especially when you’re just getting started—is definitely one of the trickier parts of starting to freelance. And, unlike what […]
If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you already know I’ve got a big spot in my heart reserved for LinkedIn. It has helped me connect with so many people and even land projects and consistent clients. But, I’ve already talked about how amazing I think LinkedIn is for freelancers and business owners. […]
Do you guys ever feel like your inbox is trying to suffocate you? That’s pretty much me on a daily basis. As someone with five different email addresses (yes, I said five), it’s an accomplishment if I can go two minutes without my phone buzzing with an email notification. And, while it’s definitely gotten harder […]