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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
I want to start freelancing, but I’m overwhelmed. Where do I begin?
Perhaps you live in the big city of corporate workplaces. Things are logical and centrally planned, you’re told what to do and when to do it, you receive money for going through motions, and everything is calm and predictable. Your decision-making power is limited; it …
There is no magic freelancing bullet that will get you in the game without a lot of hard work, tenacity, and persistence. But there are some important things you can do at the start to make your chances of quickly revving up your business much more likely.