Archive for “Freelancing” Category

How the Best Clients Treat Freelance Professionals

The biggest mistake a new freelancer can make is assuming they are subservient to their client. This is not the nature of a healthy freelancer-client relationship. The best clients treat freelance professionals as respected equals and this makes working together productive, enjoyable, and successful. Unfortunately, too many freelancers accept poor treatment, low pay, and a […]
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How to Take a Vacation as a Freelancer

Freedom! That’s the word many people associate with the freelance lifestyle. After all, working for yourself means you can set your own hours and take a vacation anytime you please. Right? Yes and no. The answer lies somewhere in the middle. As a new freelancer you’ll soon come to realize that freelancing requires a lot […]
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How to Reinvest Earnings to Successfully Grow Your Freelancing Business

Starting a new freelancing business is hard work. For many it can also be a worrying time financially. Whether you’re a fresh graduate or you’re leaving a disliked salaried job, it’s a bit of a jump into the unknown. However, compared to setting up other types of businesses, forging a freelancing career is relatively inexpensive. […]
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7 Bad Financial Habits Common Among Freelancers

For freelancers, bad financial habits can be the difference between success and failure. From client invoicing procedures and bookkeeping to savings, long-term planning, and overspending, a freelancer’s financial habits heavily influence the course of a self-employed career. Repeating the same mistakes hampers growth while learning and adapting can result in quick improvements in both income […]
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The Creative Mental Habits of the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The greatest entrepreneurs are by default creative people. To conceive of a unique business idea and build a company to fruition, requires immense creativity. An entrepreneur is someone with the foresight, imagination, and intelligence to make something amazing out of nothing. And this creativity is cultivated from certain mental habits, either intentionally developed or naturally […]
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10 New Year’s Resolutions Every Freelancer Should Maintain

The beginning of a new year brings renowned hope and optimism for many freelancers and small business owners. There’s something about a fresh year that is invigorating. It’s the time when many people make New Year’s resolutions, filled with good intentions, and genuinely try to stick to them. Unfortunately, some studies suggest up to 80 […]
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