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.
I’d never say that I’m a cheap person. Especially not compared to Ty. But, I will admit that once I “grew up” and realized how hard I need to work in order to pay for things, my purse strings definitely tightened a little bit. One area where I really struggle with spending money? My business. […]
Networking. It’s a funny word, isn’t it? It sounds so formal. Like something you need to have a scheduled appointment for. But, when it boils down to it, networking is really just a conversation. Sure, it tends to center on your professional life. But, the most memorable networking conversations have some personality and real-life touches […]
“Side hustle.” You hear that term a lot these days, don’t you? In case you’re not familiar (let’s be honest, I mainly need to define it for my mom—hi, mom!), a side hustle is something that brings in some cash outside of your normal 9 to 5. Your side hustle could be babysitting. Your side […]
How’s that for an attention-grabbing title, right? Yes, my income has definitely grown significantly over the course of my relatively short freelancing career—and it continues to evolve. I tell ya, every day is different. However, for the sake of honesty, I don’t want to trick you into thinking that I’m making millions of dollars freelancing. […]
Happy hump day, friends! You know, I’m really proud of how I make my living. But, even so, it didn’t take me long to realize that there are tons of people out there who just don’t get it. Honestly, I tell them that I’m a freelance writer, and their response is always along the lines […]
I can hardly believe it, but I’m already closing in on a year and a half of being a full-time freelancer. Somedays it feels like I’ve been doing this for two minutes, and other days it feels like I’ve been doing this for two decades. My business has come a looooong way, and I’m extremely […]