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.
I’m afraid I don’t have any real or valuable advice to offer you today—I feel like my brain is on Christmas vacation already. So, you’ll have to bear with me through a rambling and probably nonsensical post for a hot minute. A lot of advice you see about time management and productivity says you need […]
When it comes to running a freelance business, you hear a lot about getting clients. After all, that’s where the money is! But, you know what’s talked about much less? Having to turn down a client or an opportunity. Whether you’ve worked with them for a while and it’s just not working out, their rates […]
I manage to get a lot done on any given day (at least, I certainly hope so). But, by the time the evening hits, I typically feel totally spent. My muscles are cramped. My eyes are blurry. I feel completely wiped out. So, while I’m all for making the most of every day, I figured […]
As a freelancer and business owner, I’ll be the first to admit that landing new clients is exciting! But, I’m always conscious not to get so wrapped up in the thrill of it all that I totally neglect the logistics. Yes, a lot of that administrative stuff is a total bore. But, it’s also the […]
Should I even admit that there are times I experience major difficulty dragging my booty away from the couch cushions in order to get some productive work done? Probably not. But hey, I’m just keeping it real over here. Sometimes I reach my motivation threshold and simply can’t get my behind off my beloved spot […]
Admittedly, it’s a pretty funny time to be writing this post. It’s 9PM on a Tuesday night, and I’m still working like a madwoman trying to catch up on all of the work that piled up while I was traveling for Thanksgiving. That’s the thing about being a business owner and a one-woman show—there really […]