With an estimated 66 million freelancers in the world at the moment—and that figure growing every year—it inevitably raises the question “Will everybody eventually become freelancers?” Of course, it’s impossible to answer that question, but it also, it also raises the question of “Can anyone become a freelancer?” Now that’s a question that we can … More Can Anyone Be a Freelancer?
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
If only I had a pound for every time I got asked this question! With a plethora of freelancing sites out there—from small, new freelance platforms to niche sites and mammoths like Upwork, Freelancer, and PeoplePerHour—so many freelancers want to know what the best freelancing website is. So, let’s take a look: is there a … More What Is the Best Freelancing Website?
Whether you’re leaving school, college, or university, you’re likely to be looking for your first “real” job—the thing that might set you off on your career. Most people naturally start looking for traditional employed jobs, where they work for a company, get a regular paycheck, and work 9-5 or something similar. But you might be … More Can I Freelance as a First Job?
One of the many reasons why people become freelancers is to get a better work-life balance. However, one of the common criticisms of freelancing is that it can be difficult to avoid freelance work taking over your life. When you’re first starting out as a freelancer or taking on new freelance clients, the work-life balance … More How Do You Get a Freelance Work-Life Balance?
It’s that time of year when many of us set New Year’s Resolutions or decide our goals for the upcoming year. If you’ve been considering freelancing or starting a side hustle, 2019 might be the time to start. With a growing number of freelance jobs available and more freelancing platforms than ever, there’s an abundance … More 10 Steps to Start a Freelance Side Hustle in 2019
When you’re a freelancer, you rely on clients paying up—and on time—in order to earn a living and pay your bills. But there’s rarely a guarantee they’ll do so, which is a big risk in the freelance world. No freelancer wants to be left out of pocket for work they delivered. So today we’ll look … More As a Freelancer, What Can You Do When Clients Don’t Pay?