The life of a freelancer is full of challenges, the biggest one being actually finding work that pays—fairly. With the rise of the gig economy and most millennials happily toiling away at both a day- and a side-job, knowing how to promote yourself and understanding how much to charge for your services is incredibly important.
Chances are that you are unhappy at work. In fact, the majority of the American workforce is right there with you. A report conducted by Conference Board found that more than half of the working people they surveyed were unhappy at work. So, what gives? Just like the people surveyed, you might be unhappy due […]
Most freelancers today reach out to potential customers through freelancing websites such as Upwork. Even through these platforms, attracting the best-paying clients can be tough even if you present the best cover letter or resume you can concoct. This is because high paying clients will not only look for writers – they will seek out […]
The Write Right series is a collection of blog posts geared towards helping writers launch their very own freelance career. The series will cover the things that every freelancer needs to possess or accomplish. Click here to view all the posts under this series. Freelancing blogging may appear like a dream job. Like most freelancing jobs, you […]
If you have dreams of becoming a successful freelance blogger (successful financially), there are a few things you need to know. First, its very unlikely that youll earn a lucrative salary if you accept a permanent, full-time blogging position. Those are very few and far between to begin with, but bloggers also need to focus […]
So maybe the Great Recession has been unkind to you, and you lost your full-time job and have been unable to find another. If you’re flexible and smart about it, you can look at this as a terrific opportunity, rather than a disaster. If your talent lends itself to multiple purposes, then it might be […]
Every blogging job is different. Some clients will hire you with a clear understanding of what they need/expect. Others will rely on you to define the blogging role. Whatever the situation, if you are a blogger looking to land blogging jobs, you need to be prepared. The latest tool I’ve decided to add to my […]