Gut Check: Quitting Your Full-time Job for Your Freelance Career
Its 6:00 p.m. Youre dead tired, but instead of an early night, you go to your "second job" — your freelance business.
The Language of Freelance Marketing
For freelancers, knowing the basic terminology “before” they begin can be a valuable lesson in earning a few extra dollars in that initial stage. When I started my freelancing career, I knew nothing of rights, simultaneous submissions, querying or varying payment rates. All I knew was-- I could write. Everything else, I learnt on the job. You will too. But just to make your stay a little less frustrating, and a lot more enjoyable, I’ve listed a few concepts that will help you immensely as you contact editors and try to make them pay you for your words.
How Ghost Writing Articles And Booklets Can Earn You Big Money!
Do you want to make $5000, $10,000 or more every month as a freelancer Does your current published materials earn you that much or are you still struggling looking for new jobs every month Well, ghost writing articles and books for businesses could earn you a lot of money and end your painful quest for writing jobs.
The Beginners Guide to Freelance Writing
The Big Idea
So You Want to be a Freelancer Heres How!
Not that long ago, freelancing was something people did mainly in larger metropolitan areas where work for writers, artists, and other creative types was plentiful and easily accessible. Today, however, the freelance landscape has dramatically changed.
Declutter for Sucess
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in, forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, you shall begin it well and serenely..." --Ralph Waldo Emerson
What Is The Difference Between A Home Based Business And A Home Based Job
As a home business entrepreneur who is primarily involved with a program wherein I sponsor Affiliates in a downline, I often find that I am the recipient of emails from new enrollees who are clearly confused on several fronts. Commonly received initial emails consist of questions such as “When do I start my assignment” and “What is my position in your company” Somehow, these individuals are under the mistaken notion that by registering for a home business program, they have been hired by a company and are embarking on some sort of non-existent home based career.
Freelance Writing: A Career From Anywhere
An island in the Mediterranean. A beach in Africa. The east coast of New Zealand. What do all these locations have in common A recent call for assistance from freelance writers elicited replies from every one of these locations. In each of these and in many other remote places, I know of writers who are freelancing with a fair degree of success. Indeed it is possible for freelance writers to work from anywhere.
The Best Freelance Job Boards for Writers
How many times have you checked out a job board to that either it no longer exists or that there is one or two jobs listed. Out of the hundreds of job boards on the Web today, how do you find those containing projects that you are interested in and qualified for.
Beginners Blues: How to Collect Samples, Testimonials, and References as a Freelancer
Beginners Blues: How to Collect Samples, Testimonials, and References as a Freelancer by Brian S. Konradt of BSK Communications and Associates
A $2.95 Road Trip, Complete With Souvenirs
"Hey, I didnt know you were a writer, I thought you were a Virtual Assistant."
How to Break the Cycle of Postponing Your Dreams
Do you have a dream, but keep postponing it because you feel trapped by the responsibilities of life Want to be a writer, work from home, own your own business First, we will examine how your dream got deferred. Then, we will outline definitive steps to get you back on track.
Increase Freelance Sales With an Online Resume!
Freelancing is a competitive business, especially in today’s fast-paced, e-focused world.
Editorial Freelancing: 5 Must-Know Tips to Getting Your Foot in the Door
So, you want to freelance as an editor, writer, copy editor, copywriter, graphic designer, proofreader, etc. But, how do you go about it
Advice From Successful Freelancers: Starting & Maintaining A Freelancer Career
For the e-book, Advice from Successful Freelancers: How They Built Their Careers & How You Can Too!, I asked ten questions of freelancers who were living their dream life. Following are some of their answers. They cover successful marketing techniques, how to get clients and more!
Making Headway on a Slow Day: 9 Ways to Turn Down-Time into Productivity Time
If you work from home, you know the kind of day I mean. You made the calls. You revised those drafts. You sent out the emails. Where is everybody! As much as you used to relish a slow day when you were corporate, it’s a little different when you’re playing boss to yourself. Your mind gets to wandering. Should I head out to the park Should I hit the mall Should I... file for unemployment
Are You Achieving Your Writing Goals
At the start of this new year, like at the start of every other new year, I came across dozens of articles about the importance of setting achievable goals, challenging myself to do new things and fixing measurable standards and working towards them.
Project Outsourcing: Why ALL Businesses Should Consider Outsourcing an Integral Part of Business Growth
OUTSOURCING: AN OVERVIEW
How to Build A Success Freelance Career Part 2
Part 1 of this article discussed the experience you need to successfully build a freelance career. Here, I will outline other necessities.
Your Secret Weapon: The Web Design Directory
”How can I get more hits”, “I need leads!” These thoughts run through web designers heads all the time. How can a web designer get their services in front of people who are actually looking for web design services The answer is the web design directory.
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