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.
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 […]
I have a total thing for social media. In fact, I probably spend way too much time on it. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest — they’re all so much fun. However, since I’ve been doing my own thing and running a business, LinkedIn has quickly become my absolute favorite social network. I think it’s such a […]
You know, there’s not a lot that I miss about working a standard full-time job. But, if there’s one thing that I miss the absolute most, it’s a steady, regular, and predictable paycheck. That’s one thing that I know I took for granted when I was still employed full-time. I knew exactly when I could […]
Hey there, friends! You know, I don’t think I ever formally announced this, but I recently joined the amazing team over at The Muse as a part-time staff writer. So, just a few days ago, I was working on this piece about old school networking methods and it really got me thinking. There’s no doubt […]