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?

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

5 Ways to Have More Job Stability as a Freelancer

As a freelancer, I’m often asked how I manage the fluctuations in work—and therefore earnings—and how I cope with having an unstable income. Indeed, this is a factor that puts many people off becoming freelancers. So today, let’s look at five ways that freelancers can deal with the lack of stability in workload and earnings. … More 5 Ways to Have More Job Stability as a Freelancer

As a Freelancer, What Can You Do When Clients Don’t Pay?

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?

As a Freelancer, When Is It Time to Hire an Accountant?

When you first start out as a freelancer or are pursuing a side hustle, an accountant might seem like an unnecessary expense. But when you start to earn a decent amount, you might wonder whether it’s time to get an accountant on board. So how do you know when you’re ready? And how do you … More As a Freelancer, When Is It Time to Hire an Accountant?