7 Habits of Highly Ineffective and Underpaid Freelancers

I’ve come a long way baby! When I just begun freelancing, I was among the most highly ineffective and underpaid freelancers there were. But it wasn’t by chance that I found myself in that position. I was in that position because of my poor work habits. Habits are powerful and it’s our habits that ultimately … Read more

The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Being a Freelancer

So you’ve been harboring thoughts of being a freelancer? Well I’ve got good news, bad news and ugly news for you. Freelancing can be great but before you decide to take the plunge, there are a few things that you need to know about freelancing. Today I will share with you the good, the bad … Read more

Day In the Life of a Work From Home Freelance Writer – Part 2

Yesterday I shared with you what my morning looks like as a Work From Home Freelance Writer. Today I am going to give you a sneak peak into what the rest of my day usually looks like. This post was prompted by someone who asked me what a freelance writer does and I have attempted … Read more

Day In The Life of a Work From Home Freelance Writer – Part 1

I met someone this past week who asked me what I did for a living. I told her that I was a work from home freelance writer and to my surprise she told me that she didn’t know what a freelance writer does. Well I guess I shouldn’t have been that much surprised but I … Read more

Do It Afraid and Banish Freelancing Fears

If I had the opportunity to give anyone thinking about freelancing some advice, I’d say “do it afraid!” This is the most valuable lesson that I have learned along my freelancing journey and there is absolutely nothing that beats doing something that you are scared silly of doing. Nothing! When I just decided to venture … Read more

What Are the Characteristics of a Successful Freelancer?

What are the characteristics of a successful freelancer? This is the question that I get asked on a regular basis by those who are thinking of venturing into freelancing but who are not certain that they have the characteristics that will make them successful. I will attempt to answer this question as best as possible … Read more

How Blogging Has Propelled My Freelance Career

Blogging has been the best thing that I have done to propel my freelance career. Just a few years ago, I would not have imagined myself having my own website and actually working from home successfully as a freelance writer. It was a distant dream at the time that I pushed to the back of … Read more

4 Reasons to Increase Your Freelance Rates Now

The most financially successful freelancers set freelance rates that reflect their experience, their level of expertise and the amount of value added service that they can provide. Using random freelance rates just based on what other freelancers are charging may not be the best way to establish a good income as a freelancer.¬†As a freelancer, … Read more

Why Every Freelancer Should Start a Blog

Every freelancer should start a blog in order to: Establish a professional brand image Get a steady stream of leads Build your authority and brand awareness Establish credibility If you have been putting it off, right now is the right time to start a blog and to take your freelance career to the next level. … Read more

How to Find the Best Freelance Jobs Online

Since all jobs are not created equal, it may take some work to find the best freelance jobs online. As you gain more experience as a freelancer, you will realize that the best freelance jobs online are not necessarily those that are listed on online freelance marketplaces. In fact, because the freelance market is becoming … Read more

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