10 Ways to Make Your Freelance Brand Stand Out

A strong brand is just as important for you as a freelance professional as it is for a major international corporation. Carefully cultivated branding helps you stand out in a crowded marketplace and makes you memorable. Without a clear and defined brand, your freelance business might find it very difficult to attract the quality of […]
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15 Unusual Freelance Careers

Freelancing careers are growing in popularity, especially among younger generations. Freelance professionals make up a third of the workforce in the US and this trend is set to grow. There are many benefits to providing services including flexibility of location and scheduling, as well as the potential to earn more money than in regular employment. […]
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Why Freelancers Need to Track Every Second of Time Spent on Client Work

Every second counts for freelancers. Unlike with traditional employment, a freelancer’s pay tends to be irregular and subject to the terms and specifications of various different types of projects. It’s therefore vital the freelancer or solo entrepreneur tracks their time precisely, especially when charging clients by the hour. Recorded time keeping brings a number of […]
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9 Documents You Can Attach to a Quote or Invoice

You can fit a lot of information into a quote or invoice but sometimes a client needs more details. When there’s simply not enough space to provide a ‘bigger picture’ then an invoice attachment might be the answer. Instead of cramming every last detail into an invoice, you can provide more information in another document. […]
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10 Ways to Get Paid Faster as a Freelancer

Getting paid on time is incredibly important for all freelancers and solo entrepreneurs. Late payments can have a negative impact on your cash flow as well as damaging client-freelancer relations. Chasing clients for late payments also wastes your time and takes your focus away from important paying work. Thankfully, there are ways to increase the […]
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How to Raise Your Rates as a Freelancer

Working long hours for low pay can be extremely demoralising. You ventured into freelancing with hopes of working from home and earning a lot of money doing what you love. But the freelancing fees you set when you first began have not been raised upwards and you’re afraid to charge more in case you fail […]
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Itemize Your Freelance Invoices for Clearer Billing and Better Working Relationships

For freelancers, getting paid on-time is of the utmost importance. A clear and detailed invoice encourages timely payment and provides an important financial record for both you and your client. It also lets clients see exactly where their money is going, decreasing the chance of misunderstandings and payment disputes. An itemized invoice can help you […]
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2017 Collaboration Trends: Tech and Non-tech

How business teams coordinate and the technology they use to interact changes rapidly each year. 2017 is definitely not the exception, as teams look for innovative ways to keep tasks on time and meetings productive there are a host of new technology features and new collaboration philosophies that will come in handy. Let’s dive into […]
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