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’ve said it before (and I’m sure I’ll say it many times again), but I’m a big believer in the power of LinkedIn. I think it’s not only great for growing your network, but it has also helped me to find my fair share of work as a freelancer. With that being said, I hear […]
It’s no secret around these parts that I left the comfort and security of a full-time job in order to pursue freelancing full-time. But, you also don’t need me to tell you that quitting your current position is never easy—no matter what you’re moving on to. Whether you’re venturing off on your own like I […]
I’d never say that I’m a cheap person. Especially not compared to Ty. But, I will admit that once I “grew up” and realized how hard I need to work in order to pay for things, my purse strings definitely tightened a little bit. One area where I really struggle with spending money? My business. […]
You know, you hear a lot of inspirational messages saying things like, “Don’t give up!”, “Keep going!”, and “Push forward!” And, don’t get me wrong, I think all of that is great. I’m all for perseverance and giving things your very best effort. But, there are still some instances when I think it’s totally OK […]
Networking. It’s a funny word, isn’t it? It sounds so formal. Like something you need to have a scheduled appointment for. But, when it boils down to it, networking is really just a conversation. Sure, it tends to center on your professional life. But, the most memorable networking conversations have some personality and real-life touches […]
“Side hustle.” You hear that term a lot these days, don’t you? In case you’re not familiar (let’s be honest, I mainly need to define it for my mom—hi, mom!), a side hustle is something that brings in some cash outside of your normal 9 to 5. Your side hustle could be babysitting. Your side […]