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It’s no secret that running your own business, and running it from home, can be isolating. As awesome as it is to get work done in your pajamas, there comes a time when you start becoming a little desperate for some human interaction. I remember when I first started freelancing many years ago it was […]

In the world of freelancing, we’ve got online project managers, online content management systems, online calendars, online accounting and more. While we love our digital tools, the reality is we also have a love for paper tools. In fact, I recently attended an event of local creative freelancers where the argument was made that paper […]

At some point in your career, you’re going to make a few financial mistakes in your business. We’ve all been there, but it doesn’t make the sting hurt any less. The truth is it sucks when you know you’ve made a few financial mistakes you could have avoided. The good news is financial mistakes are […]

I remember a few years ago when a colleague reached out to me because she wanted to take on debt to get her freelance business off the ground and wanted to know my thoughts. At the time, I didn’t know enough about business debt to give a good answer, I just knew I wouldn’t take […]

I hate accounting. There, I said it. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve learned to dig numbers and I like finance more than I used to, it’s just that I’d rather be doing anything else than sending invoices or reconciling bank statements. Unfortunately, as a freelancer, I can’t get away without learning how to manage business […]

Coworking is becoming more and more popular as prices of independent office spaces are soaring. WeWork is a very popular coworking space and has offices located all across the globe. They have a tiered membership structure that starts with a basic membership pass. As the tiers move up you get access to private desks, private meeting rooms, […]

Every freelancer suffers from procrastination at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, unless we bust through procrastination quickly we can find ourselves wasting a lot of time and losing money. In this article, I’m going to lay out some of the ways that I bust through procrastination whenever it rears it’s ugly head. Feel free […]

Over the years, I’ve worked hard to layer in multiple ways to get freelance clients for my business. It includes both passive and active forms of finding clients, and while it’s taken a long time to build, I’m starting to see the fruits of my labor paying off. If you want a successful freelance business […]

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