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So You Want To Be A Freelance Writer?
Freelance writing sounds a glamorous job, doesn’t it? You make a living telling stories. You set your own schedule. You don’t even have to…
10 Things you should avoid being a freelance design starter
You just started to work as a design freelancer? Here are some crucial mistakes I made and learnt from.
How to Price Yourself as a Freelance Developer
It’s been 6 years since I started my freelancing career as a full-stack developer in Tokyo. In recent years I work for companies only 30…
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What Hurricane Harvey Taught Me About Freelance Writing
Business and Life Lessons Learned From Hurricane Harvey in Houston
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Living the Dream? Here’s What No One Tells You About Freelance Writing
A friend once told me that I was “living the dream” as a professional freelance writer. When asked what they meant, they simply said:…
8 Tips For Becoming A Freelance Writer
What I’ve learned from four years as a full-time freelancer
10 questions to making $10,000 per month
We have a love hate relationship with money.
When and How to Raise Your Rates
How to Make the Decision and Ask Your Clients for What You’re Worth
My Love-Hate Relationship With Entrepreneurship
Reflections from 4 years of being an entrepreneur
A freelancer’s 10 step guide to getting paid (on time)
As a freelancer, getting paid on time is absolutely crucial and yet, the attitude amongst some freelancers is that getting paid late (or…
The Next Inconvenient Truth: Robots Are Coming For Your Job
But the forecast for an automated future doesn’t have to be apocalyptic.
My premature exit plan from corporate world
I know, it’s only barely the start. Nonetheless, I’m still enjoying and committed to my current full-time job.
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Why I broke up with corporate America
Simultaneously, research reports that young professionals aren’t that into freelancing and that they are leaving the corporate world in…
The challenges of full-time freelancing that no one warned me about
Going from a full-time role into self-employment didn’t come naturally to me. Now, I’m happier than I’ve ever been, but this didn’t come…
Why at some point you need to let go
And why you need to learn from them
My dog showed me how to Freelance Better.
It’s oldest chestnut of clichés. My dog, Huckleberry Finn, is my best friend. With fierce intelligence, a perfect listener, noble, patient…
Show me the money: How to use the power of value to get paid upfront
It’s tough running a creative business. Any web designer, writer, or even photographer will tell you, chasing clients for payment is like…
One Year In: 3 Things I’ve Learned from Freelancing
Two years ago I resigned from my banking job without a clue what was next. I then had a taste of the London startup life until I got my…
Should You Use Your Real Name or a Business Name for Freelancing?
John Smith, we’ve got some talking to do.
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…
I’m Sick And Tired Of Working For Chump Change
A freelancer’s rant.
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…
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…
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…