One of the best things I ever did for my freelance writing business was hire a bookkeeper. I’ve got a good head for numbers, and I usually made As in math. But every time a task related to accounting edged toward the top of my to-do list, I had to stifle a yawn. My energy
For all intents and purposes, my first small-scale sabbatical was a failure. But I'm going to learn from it, and next time, I'm going to focus on unproductivity.
Here's my review of Overlap by Sean McCabe. The book surprised me. I was expecting a fluff sandwich, but McCabe shares a lot of solid advice.
Asking for new projects and introductions can be tricky. Here's how to get referrals: create email templates and remember ask to use them.
If you don't want to annoy your website developer, then avoid these all too common issues that cause clients to delay their own projects.
As factors like globalization and technology change how we work, more people will take pride in being a freelancer.
While I was in the building out a comprehensive article about invoices for freelance writers, I ended up touching on five high-level pointers. More strategic than tactical, they warrant a post of their very own. If you were to think about the holistic health of your freelance writing business, then the pointers relate more to
What I call the Unagency Model has come up a lot recently, so I’m going to explain what it is and how you can use it.
I'm glad that Double Your Freelancing Conference 2017 included time for implementation. I was able to make progress on my 12 takeaways.
Optimism has its place. We need other people's words and stories to encourage and inspire us. We need their perspective to help us take a step back from our own lives and recognize fear and anxiety for what they are. Those thieves of peace sneak into our thinking under the camouflage of "realism." Realism has