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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If you aren’t new around here, you’re probably already familiar with the fact that I’m a big believer in finding a niche for your freelance writing career. However, that little piece of advice typically inspires an insightful follow-up question: How do you deal with freelance non-competes? How can you cover similar topic areas for all […]
Oh, the notorious “feast or famine” plight of the freelancer. When things are good, they’re really good. But, when they’re bad? They’re stomach-churning, nail-biting, where-the-heck-is-my-next-paycheck-coming from bad.
I’ve never missed a freelance writing deadline. Considering the fact that I’ve been a full-time freelance writer for a little over two and a half years and pretty much always have a lot on my plate, I think that’s a pretty significant accomplishment.
How do you get your work published on well-known sites? It’s a question nearly every newbie freelancer has. And, trust me, I get it. I spent my early days as a freelancer writing about storage units and assisted living facilities, wondering how those other people managed to pull off such impressive bylines. What was I […]
A few days ago, I did something sort of crazy and out of character for me. No, I didn’t skydive or complete a half marathon. What did I do? I said NO. No to a potential client who was interested in working with me. No to increasing my income. No to expanding my experience and […]