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’ve been hanging around here for a while, you already know I’ve got a big spot in my heart reserved for LinkedIn. It has helped me connect with so many people and even land projects and consistent clients. But, I’ve already talked about how amazing I think LinkedIn is for freelancers and business owners. […]
As a freelancer and business owner, I’ll be the first to admit that landing new clients is exciting! But, I’m always conscious not to get so wrapped up in the thrill of it all that I totally neglect the logistics. Yes, a lot of that administrative stuff is a total bore. But, it’s also the […]
I’ve said it before (and I’m sure I’ll say it many times again), but I’m a big believer in the power of LinkedIn. I think it’s not only great for growing your network, but it has also helped me to find my fair share of work as a freelancer. With that being said, I hear […]
Networking. It’s a funny word, isn’t it? It sounds so formal. Like something you need to have a scheduled appointment for. But, when it boils down to it, networking is really just a conversation. Sure, it tends to center on your professional life. But, the most memorable networking conversations have some personality and real-life touches […]
Happy hump day, friends! You know, I’m really proud of how I make my living. But, even so, it didn’t take me long to realize that there are tons of people out there who just don’t get it. Honestly, I tell them that I’m a freelance writer, and their response is always along the lines […]
Whether I’m at a networking event or a family get together, the question “So, what exactly do you do?” seems to come up a lot. In the past, I would respond by saying something along the lines of, “Well, I work for myself as a freelance writer.” Nine times out of ten, people replied with, […]