The past two years have been incredibly tough, but they’ve also shown me how strong I am.
"'Deciding to freelance' is a strange way of saying 'being forced into job insecurity,'" one person tweeted in response to the Fast Company piece.
The days when small towns could give corporations large handouts to create industry and stability are long gone.
You can be the brightest professional in your field, but recognize that successful freelancing requires you to be an excellent
Nowadays, millennials have become obsessed with side hustles. More and more people are spending their evenings and weekends working a second job or building entrepreneurial ventures to boost their income.
I’m notorious for passing up on party invites in favor of late-night proofreading.
Making money while traveling is entirely possible and you don't even have to pick up odd jobs or teach English to do it. In fact, there is a whole sect of people out in the traveling world who make money online through various mediums. From writing, blogging and online tutoring to Dropshipping, internet marketing and advertising, digital nomads (travelers who fund their lives through online work,) are making fantastic incomes through freelancing.
The good news is there are plenty of ways for you to put yourself in a position where you can command higher rates for your work. Some of it may require a little courage and sweat equity on your part, but it is well worth it.
As a new writer, I'm learning that freelancing takes a lot of time, between researching, reading, pitching, and writing. And
When my father turned 65, he traded in his wing-tips for golf shoes and didn't look back. His law firm gave him an "office
Since I've been freelancing for many years, I've definitely cultivated a list of tools I absolutely cannot live without. The four tools below make working so much easier and allow my business to run much better and faster. Here they are.
There are a few downsides to this risky business of entrepreneurship and they are not pretty. Building a profitable business takes time and the bills still need to get paid.
The decision to work independently requires freelancers to stay organized and on top of things most full-time employees don't often think about. Whether that's deduction of business expenses or saving for retirement.
Content strategist Laura Creekmore challenged us at last year's Ya'll Connect, a blogging and social media conference, to
Most consultants and freelancers are under the mistaken assumption that their prices should be determined by their monetary needs divided by the number of hour they have to consult.
SPREAD YOUR WINGS Lastly, Twitter is now so firmly established online that there are plenty of third-party apps and websites
This is a new era of work! Maybe. Possibly? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Interview your clients. Avoid difficult projects by ensuring the client is a) direct and reasonable in their expectations