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.
How’s that for an attention-grabbing title, right? Yes, my income has definitely grown significantly over the course of my relatively short freelancing career—and it continues to evolve. I tell ya, every day is different. However, for the sake of honesty, I don’t want to trick you into thinking that I’m making millions of dollars freelancing. […]
You know, it’s funny. When most people find out that I work out of my home, one of the first things they usually say is, “It must be so nice to be able to work in your pajamas!” And, unlike that list of freelancing misconceptions I’ve talked about before, this statement is actually pretty true. I […]
I used to be one of those people who said I loved being busy. And, that’s still true to some extent. A busy day makes me feel productive, valued, and fulfilled. So, I guess I do love being busy. But, do you know what else I love? I love being able to watch a movie […]
Happy hump day, friends! You know, I’m really proud of how I make my living. But, even so, it didn’t take me long to realize that there are tons of people out there who just don’t get it. Honestly, I tell them that I’m a freelance writer, and their response is always along the lines […]
I can hardly believe it, but I’m already closing in on a year and a half of being a full-time freelancer. Somedays it feels like I’ve been doing this for two minutes, and other days it feels like I’ve been doing this for two decades. My business has come a looooong way, and I’m extremely […]
By the time the end of the day rolls around, I’m left feeling pretty darn frazzled. And, while I used to relax by camping out on the couch and scrolling through my social accounts on my phone, I came to an earth-shattering realization. That activity didn’t really help me to wind down from my day. […]