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.
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. […]
Alright, I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: having a website or portfolio page for your business/freelance career is oh so important. Think of the last time you were debating trying a new restaurant. You eagerly typed their name into Google and nothing came up. That business probably lost a lot of legitimacy […]
Whether I’m at a networking event or a family get together, the question “So, what exactly do you do?” seems to come up a lot. In the past, I would respond by saying something along the lines of, “Well, I work for myself as a freelance writer.” Nine times out of ten, people replied with, […]
I love my business. But — as with anything — the harder you work on it, the more it can make you feel a little tired and drained. I don’t want to sound like a whiner who doesn’t enjoy what she’s doing. Like I’ve said many times before, owning my business is by far one […]