Freelance

Pros and Cons of Freelancing: 10 Things Every Freelancer Understands

Pros and Cons of Freelancing: 10 Things Every Freelancer Understands

What are the pros and cons of freelancing? You’ve probably heard a lot about the freelance life. Is it preferable? Healthy? Anxiety-inducing? Like anything else, it can be any or all three, depending on your goals. So, how can you know if it’s right for you? Today we’ll discuss the pros and cons of freelancing:…

Tips to Organize Your Life When You’re Self-Employed

Tips to Organize Your Life When You’re Self-Employed

What are the best tips to organize your day when you’re self-employed? From pursuing passion projects to creating your own schedule, being an entrepreneur offers numerous freedoms. Those same freedoms, however, can also create challenges for a busy professional. So, just what are the best tips to organize your chaotic day? Since employees, tasks, and…

6 Tools All Web Designers Should Recommend For Their Clients

6 Tools All Web Designers Should Recommend For Their Clients

Working as a freelance designer is tough. It requires a lot of problem solving and working closely with clients to make sure you deliver exactly what they need. But it’s also incredibly rewarding to help someone get their website online and teach them how to manage their online presence. One of the lengthier tasks is…

13 Job Scams To Avoid When Applying for Work

13 Job Scams To Avoid When Applying for Work

Types of Job Scams: Become a secret shopper Pay to interview/train Do remote work with a well-known company Receive training materials to become a manager Print and package items from home Deposit a check and become a freelancer Be your own boss for a small fee Provide a digital signature Provide care for someone’s elderly relative Work for a new consultant or…

10 Valuable Lessons You Can Learn from Working a Totally Crappy Job

10 Valuable Lessons You Can Learn from Working a Totally Crappy Job

What can I learn from a crappy job? Employees deserve to be valued Relaxation should be a priority Good management makes great experiences You won’t get along with everyone Communication can make the difference Scheduling and respect go hand-in-hand Taking initiative can promote happiness A good environment can outweigh pay Priorities should determine your decisions Sometimes you can’t…

10 Seriously Easy Ways to Prepare for Your Next Interview

10 Seriously Easy Ways to Prepare for Your Next Interview

How to prepare for your next interview: Know your interviewer Study interview questions Utilize various forms of practice Dress the part Elevate your portfolio Bring the right tools Keep your answers brief Focus on your strengths Be passionate Follow up The job market can be a tough place, and even tougher for freelancers and artists. But…

5 Questions Every Freelancer Should Ask Before Taking a Job

5 Questions Every Freelancer Should Ask Before Taking a Job

Questions for freelancers considering a job: Do I like this person/company? Will I enjoy this project? Is this something I can use in my portfolio? How much time will it take me? Will it be more beneficial to charge an hourly rate or a flat fee? Freelancing can be an excellent source of income, often…