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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Post updated: October 18, 2020 Can I be totally honest with you? Even typing the phrase “six-figure freelancer” in this headline made me want to spit this vanilla latte all over the coffee shop I’m currently writing in. Why? Well, for starters, it’s not a phrase I ever (I mean, ever) thought I’d use to […]
Post updated: December 4, 2020 Let’s talk about money. More specifically, let’s talk about the process of setting freelance rates. Groan, right? It’s a sore spot for many freelancers—mostly because it’s undeniably tough. Aim too high, and you’re worried that you’ll send prospective clients running for the hills. But, quote too low, and you feel […]
Today’s post is the best kind: It’s one that was inspired by a question I received from a reader. Here’s a little peek at the general gist of her question:
When you think about becoming a freelancer, it’s all too easy to fill your mind with days spent doing the thing you love—whether that’s writing, designing, photography, or something different. But, as you likely already know, there are a lot of other little administrative things that manage to get in the way. And, one of those […]
Post updated: December 4, 2020 Let’s face it—starting your own freelance business is stressful. There are so many different little things and moving parts you need to take care of before you ever even get to the point where you’re actively marketing your stuff to potential clients or customers.
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. […]