Everybody starts their freelancer journey from a slightly different place. In this post I will talk about my professional path before embarking on freelancing, and why I decided to embark on the freelancer's journey.As an employee it was hard enough to take paid time off. Work expands to fill the time allotted and we fear missing out on the good projects if we are away. Still, the benefits are well known, so add vacation to your to do list you over-achiever.In this post, I'll describe the process I went through to set up my own custom domain, email, and website.Selling is not convincing someone to buy.
...Selling is inspiring someone to take actionThere is good variety in how people charge for their services. Here I summarize the common ways freelancer's structure and price their offering and discuss some pros and cons of each.One of the most significant challenges facing a new freelancer is getting the first client. In this article, I will be sharing ways you can leverage networking to get your first client and generate consistent work for yourself.
Getting your name out there has always been an essential part of starting a business. This doesn’t require a full page ad in the local newspaper; a unique domain name, some business cards, and maybe a website, is a great start.Hey there! So, you've taken the plunge and you're a full-fledged freelancer. Congratulations! Sure, you don't know for sure where your next paycheck is coming from and you're worried you won't get enough work to stay ahead of your bills. But hey! You're your own boss now! Nobody's there to tell you what to do and when to do it.
The possibilities provided by freelancing are so appealing: choosing what to work on, setting your own schedule, taking home more money, and working from home...or wher