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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Here’s a look at some of the highs and lows I experienced as a freelance writer in 2019.
You know, I’ve never actually written one of these “year in review” style posts. I’ve seen plenty of other people do them—and, full disclosure, I always find them interesting. But, I get a little stuck when it comes to writing them personally. I never want to seem braggy, and I know these sorts of posts […]
Something sort of emotional happened yesterday: I filled up another journal. “OK, big deal…” you’re likely thinking now. And, I can’t blame you. What kind of nutcase gets a little teary eyed when they manage to fill the pages of a notebook? Well, I do. And, for good reason, I think. You see, we all […]
Like all of you, my life gets crazy busy. I run my own business. Within that, I work as a freelance project manager for a content marketing firm. So, I’m not only managing my own client relationships—but the firm’s client relationships as well (SO MANY EMAILS). I’m the Career Editor for The Everygirl. I’m a […]
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 […]
While it still seems strange to me at times (I have a hard time believing anybody would truly want my advice or mentorship!), I’m on the receiving end of quite a few questions about freelancing—how did I find the courage to leave my job? What sites do I recommend to get started? But, the question […]