Tag: full-time freelancing
Is Freelance Writing the Right Job for You?
These questions will help you decide if self-employment is realistic for your circumstances.
Freelance Writing Niches: What Are They, and Do You Need One?
Do you really need a freelance writing niche? Here’s what I think.
The Hard, Stressful, Tiring Side of Freelancing
Remember a few years ago when the Wait But Why article on “Gen Y Yuppies” went viral? Part of that post—the part about social media—really stuck with me. Here’s what Urban wrote: Social media creates a world for Lucy where A) what everyone else is doing is very out in the open, B) most people…
Is Spec Work a Necessary Evil for Freelancers?
If you’re a freelancer, you might be trying to figure out how to handle requests for spec work or writing samples, as no one likes to work for free.
Why My Freelance Writing Rates Are “High”
If you’re struggling to set prices or negotiate fair pay with a client, here’s some food for thought that’s helped me stick to my guns and ask for the “high” rates I deserve.
How to Cope When Your Dream Client Becomes a Nightmare
How should you as a freelancer handle a situation when a client relationship isn’t working out? Here’s my best advice.
Finally Freelance: 5 Tips on Achieving Self-Employment
Finally, finally, finally. I finally achieved my goal of becoming a full-time freelance writer, and it feels great! I’ve been working hard over the past year, taking one small step at a time, to get to a place where I can support myself with my writing. It took a lot of overtime, a lot of…