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’m one of those people who has the tendency to always want more. No matter what I’ve done or what I’ve accomplished, I’m always trying to find ways to take things to the next level. And, while I believe that perseverance has allowed me to achieve numerous things in life, it can also be downright […]
The start of my freelance writing career was filled with a lot of anxiety. Know what else there was a lot of? Rejection. In the beginning, I felt like my entire job was to send out emails in order to get a “Thanks, but no thanks” response in return. And, as if that wasn’t disheartening […]
You can’t do this. You’re not smart enough. You’ll never pull this off. What were you thinking? Sound familiar? We’ve all been there—those moments when that pesky, negative voice in the back of our minds becomes increasingly loud. So loud, in fact, that it stops us in our tracks and keeps us from making forward […]
Like all of you, my life gets crazy busy. I run my own business. Within that, I work as a freelance project manager for a content marketing firm. So, I’m not only managing my own client relationships—but the firm’s client relationships as well (SO MANY EMAILS). I’m the Career Editor for The Everygirl. I’m a […]
Well, that’s a strange title for a blog that claims to be all about looking on the bright side, isn’t it? But, it’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. You know, it’s easy to put an immense amount of pressure on yourself to always think positively. And, for the most part, I think […]
I’ll be honest—I think I’m a somewhat smart and accomplished person. Yet, when I left my full-time gig in order to start my business and freelance full-time I had one big concern: getting people to take me seriously. It’s not that I didn’t think I was well-spoken. And, I definitely had a certain level of […]