Coronavirus and Freelancers: What should you do if a client can’t pay?

Since the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown, many freelancers have experienced a drop in clients and income. Some have already delivered work only to find that their client now can’t pay. So, what should you do if your client can’t pay your invoice? … More Coronavirus and Freelancers: What should you do if a client can’t pay?

World Mental Health Day: Freelancers and Mental Health

Last week was World Mental Health Day, so it seems like a pertinent time to talk about freelancers and mental health. At any one time, one in six people suffer from a mental health problem, and freelancers particularly seem to struggle with specific issues such as isolation. So today, we’ll look at the issues and … More World Mental Health Day: Freelancers and Mental Health

What Are the Downsides of Freelancing?

At A Freelance Life, we’re all about enjoying the benefits of freelancing! But it’s also important to occasionally consider the negatives of freelancing so we can develop ways to overcome them. Today, we’ll look at the potential downsides of freelancing and some solutions to these issues… 1.      Finding clients One of the major negatives of … More What Are the Downsides of Freelancing?

Why Do People Hate Freelancing Platforms?

Freelancing websites (also known as freelancing “platforms”) are one of the most talked-about and controversial topics in the world of freelancing. When the subject of freelancing platforms comes up, some people are ardently against them—suggesting that people would be foolish for signing up. But do people really hate them? If so, why the hate? And … More Why Do People Hate Freelancing Platforms?