As a freelancer, clients are so important. After all, a roster of loyal clients is what helps you pay your bills! It goes without saying that without great clients, I wouldn’t have been able to quit my job and start freelance writing full-time in 2018. I try to make an effort to show my clients… Continue reading How to Show Appreciation for Your Freelance Clients With Holiday Cards (And What to Write!)
Do you find it hard to say no to a freelance client? You’re not the only one! Many freelancers find it hard to say no when offered a new opportunity, even if it means making a sacrifice to fit in their schedule. As a result, they tend to feel overworked and stressed out. Learning to… Continue reading How to Say No to a Freelance Client (Without Burning Any Bridges)
2020 is coming to a close and it’s time to prepare your freelance business for a new year. Here’s how to plan for a year of success.
Remote working is basically working outside the four secure walls of a business premise. Whether it’s part of the business policies or is a move necessitated by the current coronavirus pandemic, working remotely exposes both the work devices and confidential information to risk. In this article, we look at some of the risks of telecommuting.… Continue reading 5 Cybersecurity Tips for Working Remotely
Saving for retirement as a freelancer isn’t impossible! This article will offer some easy (and actionable) tips freelancers can use to start planning for retirement so you can feel more in control of your financial future.
Do you have an amazing idea for a new business that you are sure will skyrocket? You sat down and developed a fantastic business plan, but you do not know what next? How do you make the first step to actually owning a business? It might console you to learn that you are not alone… Continue reading Stuck in the Business Planning Process? 5 Tips to Move Forward
Procrastination is one of the biggest enemies of people in the business world, whether running a successful business or just starting out. The feeling that there is something slightly less important to see or do instead of actually working can set you back terribly. Sadly, today’s world is full of these distractions. From our TVs… Continue reading Business Planning Process: Are You Planning or Procrastinating?
I’ve been a big fan of Elna Cain since I first started thinking about becoming a freelance writer. Her blog has continued to be one of my go-to resources now that I’ve been freelancing for years. When Elna reached out to me about becoming a contributing guest post writer on Freelancer FAQs, I was so… Continue reading Where I’ve Been Published Recently: Becoming a Contributing Writer at Freelancer FAQs
Have you ever heard the phrase “time is money?” As a freelancer, this couldn’t be more true! Unlike most 9-5 jobs, freelancers don’t have the luxury of a guaranteed paycheck just for clocking into work. That means time wasted is less money in our pockets. But, as freelancers, a lot of our time is spent… Continue reading Free Up More Time as a Freelancer With These 5 Tips
Oftentimes we see entrepreneurs who have BIG dreams to run a successful business, which is seriously amazing. Unfortunately, a lot of these entrepreneurs do not have a detailed plan in order to make their dreams a reality. Something that I often see is business owners who focus on tasks like getting a website up, getting… Continue reading 5 Steps New Business Owners Should Take to Grow a Service-Based Business