What Are the “Disciplines of Top Freelancers”?

What Are the “Disciplines of Top Freelancers”?

Freelance work can be an excellent money-maker. The key to building a lucrative freelance career is treating the venture like the business it is.

Earning $30,000 and $250,000 — Both Freelance Writers

Earning $30,000 and $250,000 — Both Freelance Writers

A $250,000-earning freelance writer makes more than eight times the income of a freelancer who makes $30,000. Yet both call themselves “freelance writers.” What gives?

Pros & Cons of Freelancing: Your Time Is Your Own

Pros & Cons of Freelancing: Your Time Is Your Own

I’m writing this monthly series about the joys and challenges of full-time freelancing, and it turns out that in many cases the joys are the same as the challenges — usually two sides of the same coin. That is certainly true with the question of 

Pros & Cons of Freelancing: You’re Your Own Boss

Pros & Cons of Freelancing: You’re Your Own Boss

Now that freelancing is exploding in the US workforce, everyone has an opinion about it.  Is it the best, most freeing career path ever or a hell of insecurity and stress? Is it a giant engine of creative empowerment or the downfall of civilized society? 

Lay of the Freelance Writing Landscape

Lay of the Freelance Writing Landscape

I wrote in a previous post that a key principle for succeeding as a freelancer is having a clear understanding of the lay of the landscape in whichever field you’re working. Freelancers in every field will have particular considerations based on how the industry works, and