Paul Jarvis

Author, designer, spirit animal.


No, you shouldn’t hire me and here’s why

By Paul Jarvis

TRUE FACT: As a freelancer, you’re not obligated to work with anyone.

On being digital hoarders

By Paul Jarvis

We live in a world of tips & tricks, listicles and deep thoughts (in 140 characters or less). This is a world we actively…


The Next Big Thing

By Paul Jarvis

I had a lot of trouble writing something for this week’s article.


Positioning yourself as a freelancer

By Paul Jarvis

You can find a freelancer labourer on Fiverr or eLance who charges just a couple bucks an hour to complete a task…


A (Proven) Freelancer’s Guide to Growing Your Business

The exact steps you can take to go from waiting for potential clients to email you to actually have a roster of…


The complete and logical guide to winning at your own life in 19 super difficult steps

By Paul Jarvis


My 7-day cycle for generating content that gets read & shared by 30,000+ people/week

By Paul Jarvis

I write for and in a lot of places. There’s my mailing list…


When you work for yourself: stop doing shit you don’t like

By Paul Jarvis

Many emails I receive start with, “I hate doing X, but…” and go on to explain that the…


The importance of setting client expectations if you’re a freelancer.

By Paul Jarvis

Many years ago, a woman emailed to ask if I could build her new website. She…


A world without advice

By Paul Jarvis

What if all advice just stopped existing?

No longer are there any “5 easy steps” or “10 simple ways” articles (i.e…