Despite what some people may think, being a freelancer isn’t easy. Besides finding clients, working on projects, and making sure that you are compensated for the services rendered, most freelancers have a full plate. You can, however, make your life much easier if you follow these steps in overcoming any unforeseen payment obstacles. Prevent Any […]

One of the things I love about being a freelancer is the flexibility when it comes to location. Even though I have a “home base” (I’ve got a son in school, so the digital nomad lifestyle doesn’t make sense for me), I know that I could easily work from anywhere. In fact, after my divorce, […]

In previous blogs, we’ve talked about branding yourself as a freelancer. I’ve also briefly mentioned how freelancers need to start seeing themselves as experts in a specific area. In this article, we’re really going to dive deep into why that is. Before we address the many reasons why freelancers need to become subject matter experts, […]

This time of year, everyone is talking about New Year resolutions and goals. It’s all about the “fresh start.” However, this year I’ve done something a little different. I’m not setting resolutions for this year — at least not when it comes to my personal life or my personal finances. One of the reasons I’m […]

One of the biggest complaints about freelancing is that it’s difficult to scale a freelance business. Freelancing usually requires the freelancer to do most of the work and trade their hours for dollars. Eventually, there’s a cap on how much money they can earn because they are at maximum capacity. This is technically true, but […]

While as a freelancer there may have been times when you’ve wanted to tear your hair out, for the most part, it’s pretty great. You have the freedom to work wherever you want and the flexibility to create a schedule based on your preferences. Plus you have the opportunity to work on projects that are […]

When you’re starting a business, whether you intend to scale up and hire others, or whether you plan to stick it out as a solopreneur, one of the most important things you can do is plan for retirement. It’s easy to put it off because there are plenty of other concerns on your plate as you […]

“Anything which is physically possible can always be made financially possible; money is a bugaboo of small minds.” – Robert A. Heinlein Somehow, the hardest tasks are performed under seemingly the easiest, most relaxed constraints. For example, coming up with a successful business plan is a harrowing, Herculean endeavour – with unlimited possibilities, there’s just […]

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