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A place to learn about freelancing, work life balance and many other cool things.
Earn your worth
Do freelancers qualify for unemployment due to COVID-19?
As a freelancer, or independent contractor, you may be wondering about your options in the wake of COVID-19. If you've been impacted by the pandemic you may have money coming your way.
Emily Finlay
Earn your worth
How to find high-paying freelance writer jobs
The time has come. You've paid your dues and have the experience and work to prove it. Now it's time to step up your game in a big way and start going after some higher-paying gigs. Here's the best way to go about getting some bigger name (and better paying) writing jobs.
Emily Finlay
Run your business like a pro
Productivity for freelancers 101: Managing your time effectively
Are you looking to improve your time management skills? These are the top tips and tricks for improving productivity for freelancers.
Hectic
Run your business like a pro
Freelancer taxes: What do I need to know?
If paying your taxes as a freelancer, or independent contractor, is the bane of your existance it doesn't have to be. Here's a few ways to make this part of your business a bit smoother come April and throughout the year.
Hectic
Grow your business
Say cheese: Starting off a freelance photography career
Are you looking to monetize your photography hobby? Here's how you should kick off your freelance photography career so you'll be set for success.
Hectic
Grow your business
6 freelance graphic design business tips for side hustlers
Turn your freelance graphic design goals into reality. In the following article, we're going to show you how to turn your talent into a money-making business.
Hectic
Live your bossless life
How to maintain a social life and your sanity as a freelancer
We've all been there, the 60+ hour work weeks and turning down invites to social engagements to continously grind it out. While the hustle is real an unhealthy commitment to our work probably isn't the best approach.
Emily Finlay
Run your business like a pro
Trademark vs. copyright for freelancers: Know how and when to use them
Trademark vs Copyright: when should you use one ahead of the other as a business owner? In the following article, we'll give you everything you need to know.
Hectic
Grow your business
15 Proven ways to market your freelance business
Just starting out or looking to grow your business? It's time to better market your number one asset -- yourself! Here's 15 proven ways to do it.
Anthony Sills
Earn your worth
Freelance rates: What every talented freelancer should know
Freelance rates vary wildly depending on the industry in which you're working, experience, and market demand. This guide should help you know what to charge.
Hectic
Run your business like a pro
3 ways to avoid scope creep in freelance projects
While it's usually not done maliciously, it's bound to come up in your business as a freelancer. Scope creep! Learn to spot it and how to stop it before you find yourself working for free.
Emily Finlay
Run your business like a pro
How to recover when you lose a big freelance client
As a freelancer, it's bound to happen to you, a large client suddenly wants to stop doing business with you. Here's how to get passed it and possibly win back their business.
Anthony Sills
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Work/Life balance
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