Tag Archives: Freelancers

4 Types of Financial Tools That (Some) Freelancers Don’t Know They Need

Chris Bibey October 9, 2021 As a freelancer, it’s easy to focus so much time on your service offerings that your personal and business finances take a backseat. Unfortunately, the longer you go down this path the greater chance there is of financial disaster. Early in my freelance writing career — which spans 15+ years … Continue reading 4 Types of Financial Tools That (Some) Freelancers Don’t Know They Need

A Dull, Simple, Easy System For Freelancers To Stay Focused Each Day

Stefan Palios February 3, 2021 Staying focused as a freelancer is tough. The only constant in your life is change. Even with ongoing clients, you’ll rarely have two identical days. Then you realize perhaps the most daunting thing of all: as a freelancer, you are every role. You’re the CEO, head of sales, head of … Continue reading A Dull, Simple, Easy System For Freelancers To Stay Focused Each Day

How Freelancers Can Catch FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

Stefan Palios January 27, 2021 Millennials around the world are facing bleak job prospects and a world economy in near shambles from the COVID-19 pandemic. Naturally, the idea of living off investments sounds pretty good right now. Personal finance has long talked about the idea of becoming financially independent, meaning not owing debt and having … Continue reading How Freelancers Can Catch FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

9 Questions Freelancers Should Ask Potential Clients (And 3 To Avoid At All Costs)

Stefan Palios January 25, 2021 Finding success as a freelancer is all about the questions you ask. This is especially true for the questions freelancers should ask potential clients on sales calls. Asking the questions during the sales process will help you identify if the project is right for you, scope the project more accurately, … Continue reading 9 Questions Freelancers Should Ask Potential Clients (And 3 To Avoid At All Costs)

Hey Freelancers: Here’s How To Avoid The Pitfalls of Remote Work

Stefan Palios September 14, 2020 Peggy_Marco / Pixabay Freelancing is set to become the dominant career path in the world, according to a study by Upwork, and 36% of the workforce is already freelancing. Between gig economy companies, people opting for freelancing over jobs with no security, or people losing their jobs and turning to … Continue reading Hey Freelancers: Here’s How To Avoid The Pitfalls of Remote Work

How Freelancers Can Never Worry About Getting Paid on Time Again

Choncé Maddox — May 22, 2020 Let’s face it, some freelancers often worry about how and whether they’ll get paid. This isn’t anything new and according to a report from Freelancer’s Union and Upwork, over 56 million Americans did freelance work in 2018. Not getting paid or getting paid late is a huge issue that … Continue reading How Freelancers Can Never Worry About Getting Paid on Time Again

How Small Businesses Balance Their Staff With Freelancers

Peter Daisyme — January 13, 2020 Now, small businesses balance their staff with freelancers. A recent study done by UpWork.com and the Freelancers Union found that around 57 million Americans were working as freelancers as of 2019. This makes up about 36 percent of the U.S. workforce and amounts to $ 1.4 trillion in earnings. … Continue reading How Small Businesses Balance Their Staff With Freelancers