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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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 […]
When it comes to questions about running my own business, this is one I get pretty frequently: “How did you manage to muster up your courage and leave your full-time job? What was that experience like?” Let’s get down to the details, shall we? We all know that I’m a freelance writer now. But, needless to […]
It’s no secret around these parts that I left the comfort and security of a full-time job in order to pursue freelancing full-time. But, you also don’t need me to tell you that quitting your current position is never easy—no matter what you’re moving on to. Whether you’re venturing off on your own like I […]
You know, you hear a lot of inspirational messages saying things like, “Don’t give up!”, “Keep going!”, and “Push forward!” And, don’t get me wrong, I think all of that is great. I’m all for perseverance and giving things your very best effort. But, there are still some instances when I think it’s totally OK […]
It’s hard to believe that it has been over nine months since I left my full-time job in order to freelance. Time flies, I tell ya. Even though I have no doubts or second thoughts about my decision to leave and do my own thing, that doesn’t mean it was an easy decision. As I’ve […]
I’m still a relatively new freelancer, so the questions I actually get asked the most pertain to my old full-time job. Was it hard to leave? Was I scared? How did I know when it was time? So, I figured today was as good of time as any to answer some of those questions. The […]