*Freelance News Roundup* —  Coronavirus Edition, Vol. 2

*Freelance News Roundup* — Coronavirus Edition, Vol. 2

Coronavirus is still with us, and boy has it taken over the freelancing-related news cycle. There’s a lot out there about why and how to freelance right now, what freelancers are facing, how they can get their hands on relief money, and what freelancers in specific industries are seeing.

*Freelance News Roundup* —  Coronavirus Edition, Vol. 1

*Freelance News Roundup* — Coronavirus Edition, Vol. 1

The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on communities around the globe, and the globally dispersed community of freelancers is no exception. I’ll be posting a series of news roundups in the coming weeks and months to keep people updated on the latest, both for freelancers in general and for freelancers in specific fields.

How to Find Work: Nepotism

How to Find Work: Nepotism

Some people stay away from working with family members for fear of the appearance of impropriety, but as freelancers who are always on the lookout for new clients, we don’t tend to have time for such compunctions.

Why My Daughter Never Has To Worry About Me Losing My Job

Why My Daughter Never Has To Worry About Me Losing My Job

There seems to be a general perception that freelancing is inherently insecure, that no matter how long or successfully you’ve been doing it you’re always just a few beats away from a devastatingly bad month. But this isn’t true.

How to Find Work: Piggybacking

How to Find Work: Piggybacking

The better the relationship you have with those you work with, the more likely they will be to hire you again … and again … and again. At each new job they go to, they always hire you whenever the need for a freelancer of your kind arises.

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: Unlimited Earning Potential

Pros & Cons of Freelancing: Unlimited Earning Potential

So far in my “Pros & Cons of Freelancing” column, I have covered the joys and challenges of being your own boss and of managing your own time. This third installment will address another core topic of full-time freelance life: Money. Much discussion of money…

No Wonder Women Like Freelancing

No Wonder Women Like Freelancing

Is it any wonder that we are increasingly turning to self-employment to design the kind of work life that actually works for us?