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.
Do you ever have those days (or heck, even weeks!) when you just feel pretty down on yourself. Maybe you made a big mistake at work. Or, perhaps you’re dealing with a bad breakout and a terrible hair day. Or, maybe you found out a friend was saying some not-so-nice things behind your back. It […]
You know what word you hear a lot when you’re a full-time freelancer? No. That’s right, no matter how wonderful you think you are or how great you are at what you do, you probably get the dreaded “thanks, but no thanks” way more often than a “yes”. I won’t sugarcoat it — all of […]
You know, I feel like everybody — myself included — tends to talk about how great it is to run your own business. How rewarding it is. How exciting it is. How nice the flexibility is. How accomplished and fulfilled you feel at the end of each day. Want to know what we don’t talk […]
Tell me if this sounds familiar: you know that you have piles of things you should be working on and accomplishing. Instead, you end up binge-watching Netflix. You’re consciously aware that there are more important things you should be doing. But, you just can’t quite pull your butt of the couch and start getting stuff […]
When it comes to transitioning into life as a freelancer or business owner, I’ll give you one good guess as to what the toughest part is. Spoiler alert: it’s getting started. Yes, getting all of your ducks in a row in order to launch your new venture into the world is definitely one of the […]
In case you haven’t figured it out yet — which I certainly hope you have, as I blabber about it constantly — I make my living as a freelance writer. This means I spend pretty much all day, everyday writing. Gasp! So, I can testify that writer’s block is the absolute worst. Luckily, it’s not […]