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.
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There are a lot of things I’m good at when it comes to running my business. With that being said, there are plenty of areas where I still feel like I have no clue what I’m doing. What’s one of those areas? The legal side of my business. Whether a client hands me a contract […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hey there, friends! You might notice that things look a little a lot different around here. Obviously, my new design has launched! It’s super exciting, but it’s also apparent that there’s some major cleaning up that has to happen. Please bear with me as I work on adjusting graphics, re-categorizing posts and just generally get […]
If you were to ask me what one word I would use to describe running my own business, I would say “learning experience”. Ok, I cheated. That’s two words. I guess I’d also say “exciting”, “rewarding”, “challenging”, “stressful” and “wonderful”. But, above all else, running my own creative business has undoubtedly been a learning experience. […]