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.
Alright, I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: having a website or portfolio page for your business/freelance career is oh so important. Think of the last time you were debating trying a new restaurant. You eagerly typed their name into Google and nothing came up. That business probably lost a lot of legitimacy […]
There are a lot of things I’m good at when it comes to running my business. With that being said, there are plenty of areas where I still feel like I have no clue what I’m doing. What’s one of those areas? The legal side of my business. Whether a client hands me a contract […]
When it comes to transitioning into life as a freelancer or business owner, I’ll give you one good guess as to what the toughest part is. Spoiler alert: it’s getting started. Yes, getting all of your ducks in a row in order to launch your new venture into the world is definitely one of the […]
Hey there, friends! You might notice that things look a little a lot different around here. Obviously, my new design has launched! It’s super exciting, but it’s also apparent that there’s some major cleaning up that has to happen. Please bear with me as I work on adjusting graphics, re-categorizing posts and just generally get […]
If you were to ask me what one word I would use to describe running my own business, I would say “learning experience”. Ok, I cheated. That’s two words. I guess I’d also say “exciting”, “rewarding”, “challenging”, “stressful” and “wonderful”. But, above all else, running my own creative business has undoubtedly been a learning experience. […]
By far, one of my least favorite parts of running my own business is making sure that I stay on top of all of my accounting (you know, invoices, expenses, etc.). It really doesn’t matter what sort of business you run… accounting is part of the big picture. Whether you make jewelry or offer graphic […]