Many people think freelance isn’t for them because of the self-discipline needed to get up in the morning and actually do some work instead of doing other stuff in the house. After all, when you have a home office, it might be hard sometimes to separate work from home, right? Today, I’ll share some insights about freelance working hours and how having a set work schedule helps you better manage both your time and your work.
To make a good first impression and to be taken seriously as freelancers, you need not only to do your work well but also to articulate your thoughts well – especially in written communication. Literacy is important for your freelance success and today, I’ll share 3 simple rules which we tend to forget (or ignore) in our busy every-day lives.
If you’ve completed your freelance profile already, maybe you are ready to land your first freelance job, too. However, when starting as a freelancer, we may not have much experience. And a common problem we face is that clients want experienced freelancers and often are not willing to give a first chance to a newbie. What to do then?
A beauty of freelance life is that we don’t have to work on projects we don’t want and with people we don’t like or respect. We all know that if there are people and money involved, there are potentially problems. So today I’ll share some insights how to spot bad clients as a freelancer. Bad clients – meaning those who more likely will cause problems and disappointment than help us grow personally and professionally.
I don’t know about you, but having a freelance life (is this even a proper term?) makes a huge difference for me. I have found my inner balance and I am happy with both my work and my personal life. But I believe freelance is what I have to thank for all of it. Here’s why.