Things have been crazy in my house these last few weeks — my husband and I bought a house (yay!). Along with all of the packing and moving, and other … Continue reading Business location: Moving a freelance business
TweetShare22 Shares A while back I was approached by a person who was graduating from college soon and wanted to know whether I started freelancing right out of college or … Continue reading Freelancing: 3 reasons I got an office job first
TweetShare8585 Shares My business is growing and I’m (finally) taking on better clients. The only thing that still gets me is, how should I be pricing my work? I know … Continue reading Pricing your work: Which method is best?
TweetShare44 Shares 56.1 million Americans freelanced in 2018 according to research commissioned by Upwork and Freelancers Union. Freelancing has seen a steady rise in numbers over the years and I … Continue reading Why freelance? 4 freelancing pros
TweetShare8080 Shares This is a particularly relevant post for me this week as I work to re-energize my own time management skills and get more organized. I scoured the internet … Continue reading 8 time management hacks for freelancers
TweetShare66 Shares When people ask me about what I do, many are completely mystified when I respond with freelance editor and writer. Once I explain it, they tell me how … Continue reading Freelance: What is it and what do they do?
TweetShare22 Shares I’m very much an introvert. I don’t enjoy striking up conversations with strangers in the grocery store line and I wear earbuds at the gym — whether I’m … Continue reading How to grow your network
TweetShare0 Shares Work-life balance is elusive even for those of us who work outside of the home. When you work in your home, it can become even harder to achieve. … Continue reading 3 work-life balance strategies for freelancers
TweetShare1212 Shares When the subject of careers (and inevitably, salaries) comes up among my friends, I always joke that I’m a writer — I don’t make money. It’s the kind … Continue reading Maintaining motivation as a freelancer
TweetShare44 Shares Zach VanderGraaf is a freelance content writer who has found success using Upwork, one of many online networks for connecting freelancers and clients. Zach agreed to write this … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Make Upwork Work for You
TweetShare0 Shares Working from home can be the best thing you’ve ever done or the most stressful thing you’ve ever done. The biggest complaint I hear from people who just … Continue reading Creating a home office that works for you
TweetShare1515 Shares When you interview with a client, understand that you are interviewing them just as much as they are interviewing you. And it’s OK to decide that they are … Continue reading How to find clients that fit
TweetShare66 Shares There’s just something about self-promotion that makes me cringe. But it really can’t be avoided. I was evaluating my own social media marketing efforts and realized that I … Continue reading Planning for social media marketing success