Today on Six Figure Writing Secrets I am answering a reader question: Do you need a bachelor’s degree to be successful as a freelance writer?Read More
If you are a freelance editor or are thinking about becoming a freelance editor, I'm psyched to share with you four of my favorite tools that you can use now. As a freelance writer, editor and virtual assistant over the last six years, these four tools are instrumental in my work.Read More
One of the most common questions I see popping up in Facebook groups and other places where freelancers are interacting is about how to price their work.Read More
In the freelancing world, ongoing retainer clients can be an amazing source of income stability. However, getting to the point where a client is happy to commit to a long-term working relationship hinges on the know, like, trust factor that you offer. These days, clients aren't just looking for the freelancer with the best work samples or the lowest prices. In fact, clients have been known to pass on someone with these credentials on the basis of a lack of rapport and professionalism alone. This week goes into the issue in some depth and offers tips for how you might handle different situations depending, of course, on the long-term value of this potential client from an opportunity, exposure, and income perspective.Read More
This week, I share the lessons that I've learned hiring and working with other freelance writers. As a writer and having worked as a project manager for several other teams over the last five years, I have gained a lot of experience in the area of outsourcing to other freelance writers. Now, while outsourcing comes with its benefits (e.g. an expansion in your skill set and your ability to make more money), there are key elements to your call for writers that you must get right.Read More
The decision to become a freelancer is a big one with far reaching implications on other parts of your life. For this reason, it is very important to get clear about what being a freelancer means and reflect on whether or not the life it creates aligns with who you are and what you are about.
This week’s video goes into a few of the telltale signs that freelancing might not be the best fit for you.Read More