The Ultimate Secret of Freelancing

Recently, I was asked the question “What is the ultimate secret of freelancing?” For newbie or aspiring freelancers, it can seem like there is some hidden knack to freelancing—some magical secret that opens the doors to freelance success. Like discovering the best freelancing platform or most in-demand skill or productivity method is the secret of … More The Ultimate Secret of Freelancing

Are Freelancers and Entrepreneurs the Same Thing?

As a freelancer, you might often be called an “entrepreneur”. But are these things the same? People sometimes use the terms “freelancer” and “entrepreneur” synonymously or assume they’re the same because they have some similarities, but do they work in the same ways? Let’s take a look at the similarities and differences between freelancers and … More Are Freelancers and Entrepreneurs the Same Thing?

Freelance Unicorns: The Top 5 Myths about Freelancing

As a freelancer, I hear a lot of strange things about the world of freelancing! There are some common misconceptions rolling around, which I’m going to call freelance unicorns. Of course, every freelancer is different, and your freelance life really depends on what type of freelancing you do and how you manage your work. But … More Freelance Unicorns: The Top 5 Myths about Freelancing

Should I Try to Find Work through Freelancing Platforms?

At my freelancing meetup group, this question pops up every time. In fact, the subject of freelancing platforms is one of the most-talked-about topics in the world of freelancing—whether it’s in person or on Quora. From “which is the best freelancing website?” to “how do I increase my sales on <insert freelancing platform here>?” to … More Should I Try to Find Work through Freelancing Platforms?