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.
Post updated: December 4, 2020 Let’s talk about money. More specifically, let’s talk about the process of setting freelance rates. Groan, right? It’s a sore spot for many freelancers—mostly because it’s undeniably tough. Aim too high, and you’re worried that you’ll send prospective clients running for the hills. But, quote too low, and you feel […]
Post updated: November 7, 2020 Writing for free devalues the service you provide. If you write for free now, you’ll never make any money. Exposure doesn’t put food on the table. I’ve heard all of the objections to writing for free. And honestly? I agree with them. You deserve to be paid for the work […]
How’s that for an attention-grabbing title, right? Yes, my income has definitely grown significantly over the course of my relatively short freelancing career—and it continues to evolve. I tell ya, every day is different. However, for the sake of honesty, I don’t want to trick you into thinking that I’m making millions of dollars freelancing. […]
You know, there’s not a lot that I miss about working a standard full-time job. But, if there’s one thing that I miss the absolute most, it’s a steady, regular, and predictable paycheck. That’s one thing that I know I took for granted when I was still employed full-time. I knew exactly when I could […]