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?

How to Start Building a Freelance Network

Last week, I talked about the importance of networking as a freelancer, which isn’t a topic that many freelancers necessarily think about—being lone workers and independent spirits. However, studies show that freelancing can be lonely, so networking offers the perfect opportunity to get out, meet new people, and develop useful contacts. Today, we’ll look at … More How to Start Building a Freelance Network

7 Ways to Get a More Stable Freelance Income

One of the notorious difficulties with freelancing is managing to get a stable income. The very nature of freelancing means that the work—and therefore the income—isn’t stable, regular, or guaranteed. This can be difficult for freelancers who need to pay the bills every month, and it can be off-putting for those considering freelancing as a … More 7 Ways to Get a More Stable Freelance Income

As a Freelancer, Should You Focus or Diversify?

As a freelancer, the question of focusing vs. diversifying often comes up. Common questions that arise are: Is it possible for freelancers to have multiple service offerings? Is it better to stick to one core service offering—or advertise multiple services? Indeed, can freelancers be skilled in multiple areas? Let’s take a look… Do freelancers have … More As a Freelancer, Should You Focus or Diversify?