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Are You Tracking Your Pitches? The Most Successful Freelancers Do
Are you keeping track of your pitches? If not, you could be missing out on opportunities! Often times, people are not ready for new…
While working full-time, how do you pursue freelance opportunities and side projects?
It’s tough out there in the world of freelance design and getting commissions is no easy feat, especially when you’re just getting started…
I’m Sick And Tired Of Working For Chump Change
A freelancer’s rant.
What I ask myself before I decide to quit
If someone were to ask me what words I’d use to describe working for myself, many would come to mind…
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Six Pros of Working From Home
Waking up without an alarm, enjoying a hot cup of coffee in your pajamas, answering emails from bed, and going shopping in the middle of…
A Top Rated Freelancer’s Advice on Actually Making Money Using Upwork
Upwork makes earning money hard. I know the struggle firsthand, but I’m also a Top Rated freelancer with a 100% job satisfaction track…
The 6 Steps I Took to Quit My Job and Start Freelancing
A few months ago, I wrote about what I’d hypothetically do if I were to start freelancing again.
The Myth of Being a Freelance Journalist (and why you shouldn’t be ashamed of your 9–5)
There are 2 million freelancers in the UK. According to a recent research paper published earlier this year, the number of freelancers in…
Natasha Arti Nanner
How to become a writer and get paid for it.
There is a very real difference between writing for pleasure and getting paid to write for pleasure. The difference is: motivation. If you…
Rebecca Ellen Bingham
Jumping straight into freelancing after graduation with Maya Stepien
Illustrator Maya Stepien began freelancing straight after graduation. She’s worked for both digital and editorial clients including Google…
Becoming a Freelance Designer. Experience, Mentality and Creativity.
There’s always a challenge worth fighting
The Cost of Working for Your Friends
And the cost of offering them the Friends and Family Rate.
Claire Rudy Foster
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Raise your prices by 10%
You are not worth what your cheapest client thinks you’re worth.
One Thing At A Time: Bounded Projects
If you want to grow your business (or any project), you need to focus. One thing at a time.
Dave from NorthCreek
The Ultimate Growth Checklist For Any Entrepreneur To Level Up Their Income
Startups, Freelancers, Hustlers — Take Note.
How I Learned to Pay Myself for My Work
My business was earning money… but I wasn’t.
9 Ways to Transition into Remote Work
“Just quit your job and travel the world!”
12 Things I’ve Learned in 12 Months as a Freelancer
It’s been a year since I decided to take a leap of faith and become a self-employed illustrator and designer.
How to Land Freelance Writing Gigs
It’s all about perseverance and networking
One door at a time
Entrepreneurs are told to go big or go home. Stop obsessing over scale, and perfect the basics instead.
The Work of the Future
With every leap in technology, the job market experiences a significant restructuring. The first to be replaced were agricultural workers…
Drawing boundaries on the Internet
The curious case of the online jobs marketplaces
My Freelancing Story: Motivation For Others
No one said freelancing was easy, but it can be harder when no one answers you
An Overnight Success
Well… That’s a Lie
So called Freelancing
You believe that you can be your own boss. Not just in work, but life in general.