If you’ve been a freelancer for any amount of time (or at least have looked into it), I’m sure you have heard of Upwork. Upwork is a freelancer platform where you can make a profile and search for freelance gigs. And some freelancers make bank on this platform. But, there are so many other sites like Upwork where freelancers can find paying gigs right now.
Freelancing is an amazing opportunity to do what you love and get paid to do it. However, a freelancer’s success lies in the hands of those who are willing to hire them. Many freelancers do well making money on a project-to-project basis, taking on small jobs from a variety of clients. Yet stability in freelancing depends on building strong relationships with clients.
Do you feel anxious when work is slow and bills are flying in fast? Every freelancer knows the feeling. In the freelance world, nothing is certain. A client may suddenly drop you, leaving a gaping hole in your income.
Introducing daily writing to your life has a significant potential to elevate your motivation and keep it on course.
One of the biggest problems new freelancers run into is trying to find a niche. While there are dozens of profitable niches out there, it can be difficult and intimidating to gain experience and learn if you have any real expertise (or interest) in writing about any of these topics.
As a freelancer, sometimes you have to get creative with your home office ideas. Ultimately, it’s nice to have a dedicated workspace where you can keep things organized and stay focused.
How many times in your writing have you started a sentence with “because,” only to second guess yourself and your grammar abilities? While this is something that we are not generally taught in English class, it can drastically change the quality of your writing. I can almost bet that when you originally started writing, most likely with book reports when you were in elementary school, you were told to stay away from starting sentences with