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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Is there anything more frustrating than having communication just totally fall apart? If you ask me, the answer to that question is a big fat, “NO.” Unfortunately, I’ve been stuck in this situation even more times than I care to admit. I’m talking with a potential client I’m excited about working with, when all of […]
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. One of the questions I get asked most often about my transition to being a full-time freelancer is, “How exactly did you do it?” That question likely seems broad (because, well, it is), but most often I find that people are really trying to get their […]
When it comes to questions about running my own business, this is one I get pretty frequently: “How did you manage to muster up your courage and leave your full-time job? What was that experience like?” Let’s get down to the details, shall we? We all know that I’m a freelance writer now. But, needless to […]
Of course, there’s tons of advice out there about how to successfully start and run your own business. But, naturally, no amount of content can cover all of your bases. Sometimes you simply learn by doing. And, as a business owner, there will undoubtedly be circumstances and instances that leave you scratching your head and […]
While it still seems strange to me at times (I have a hard time believing anybody would truly want my advice or mentorship!), I’m on the receiving end of quite a few questions about freelancing—how did I find the courage to leave my job? What sites do I recommend to get started? But, the question […]
When I first started my freelance writing career—and even when I first started this blog—my content was sort of all over the place. I’d write about everything from style and beauty to medicine and home improvement. I didn’t really have a focus. Admittedly, I do still cover a variety of topics through my work and […]