How to Make Money As a Freelance Writer on Any Holiday: 3 Ways

Today is President’s Day, a major holiday in the U.S. I actually love working on holidays because you don’t feel the pressure of having to interact with anyone – you can focus intently on what you’re doing without the distraction of email, social media, etc. I’ve been a freelance writer since 1993, and I’ve learned …

2 Reasons Freelance Writers Fail to Increase Their Income Every Year: Are You Making These Mistakes

I’ve been freelancing since 1993, and let me tell ya, it can seem like climbing Mount Everest trying to get from one rung of the income ladder to the next. Some years, how much you earn just seems to stagnate. Trust me, I know, I’ve been there. Is Your Freelance Writing Income Stagnating – or …

Here’s One of the Quickest Ways to Get Freelance Writing Jobs – And It’s Free

Let’s say you could earn $40,000 per year as a freelance writer by doing this one thing and it: (i) won’t cost you anything; (ii) is something you could start doing right away; (iii) is one of the most direct routes to landing clients as a freelancer (especially for newbies). Would you do it? What …

Ready, Set, Freelance! 3 Things to Do Before You Quit Your Job to Start Freelancing Full-Time

I’ve been a freelance writer for over two decades (since 1993). I’ve had so many ups and downs that I could write a book on what NOT to do when you quit to freelance full-time. My journey could have been so much smoother had I planned for it. But my ups and downs taught me …

Want to Start a Freelance Writing Business? Here Are Some “Hidden Costs” You May Not Have Thought Of

Freelancing is growing by leaps and bounds nowadays, as more and more companies downsize and look for ways to cut expenses. Proof? According to a 2012 global business survey by Elance, an online freelance marketplace, on average, survey respondents predicted more than half of their workforce (54% to be exact) would be found online in …