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.
If you had asked me to describe my ideal client when I first started freelancing, my answer would’ve gone something like this, “Ummm… pretty much anybody who’s willing to pay me to write.” Makes sense, doesn’t it? I was just getting started—meaning I was eager to get my hands on pretty much any paying opportunity […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]