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.
Post updated: December 4, 2020 Let’s face it—starting your own freelance business is stressful. There are so many different little things and moving parts you need to take care of before you ever even get to the point where you’re actively marketing your stuff to potential clients or customers.
If there’s one question I’ve heard over and over again from people who are just getting started with freelance writing, it’s this: What do you think about content mills? Are they a good way to get your foot in the door with the writing industry? Would you recommend them? Well my friends, as it turns […]
My encounters with that nasty comparison trap always start innocently enough. I’ll be scrolling through Twitter or reading through a few different articles I have stashed in my Pocket account. But, being that I’m a writer, my eyes almost always skim through the headline and then dart directly to that byline.
A few days ago, I did something sort of crazy and out of character for me. No, I didn’t skydive or complete a half marathon. What did I do? I said NO. No to a potential client who was interested in working with me. No to increasing my income. No to expanding my experience and […]
As you already know, I’ve been trying to be more intentional with my time during the work week, in order to avoid having to work for a large chunk of the weekend. Admittedly, I haven’t quite mastered this concept quite yet. But, I’m working on it—I promise! While I haven’t been able to completely eliminate […]