3 Simple Steps to Take Control Over Your Freelance Career

3 Simple Steps to Take Control Over Your Freelance Career

When it comes to building your freelance career, you have two options: Take control or be controlled.  Taking control means you’re in the driver’s seat. You choose what to work on, who you work with, and when you work (i.e. the goal).  Being controlled...
Alison Grade, From a Good to a Great Freelancer

Alison Grade, From a Good to a Great Freelancer

While freelancing is by no means a new concept, its current form is somewhat fresh in the overall history of the world.  *Fun fact – did you know the term freelancer originates from medieval mercenaries?   This ‘newness’ means we’re all still...
How to Build Your Freelancer Network

How to Build Your Freelancer Network

Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned vet, the number one driver to your freelance success is your network.  You collaborate with your network. You refer work to each other. And you keep each other sane.  But it’s not as simple as connecting with a...
Freelancer 2.0: What the next wave of freelancers look like

Freelancer 2.0: What the next wave of freelancers look like

Dear Freelancers,  How we work is changing (duh).  We all know your way of working is becoming the norm. Yesterday everyone thought you were a blogger; today you’re the ‘future’ of work.   But what most freelancers don’t see is that there’s a deeper change beneath the...
What traditional work can learn from the freelance economy

What traditional work can learn from the freelance economy

It must be tough being a freelancer. No company holiday party. No vacation. No benefits. Who in their right mind would choose this?  If this is your thought on freelance, your pretty spot on, and definitely not alone. Freelancing is tough. It’s not a “4 hour work...
What is the Impact of Covid on Freelancers?

What is the Impact of Covid on Freelancers?

Covid amplifies existing trends that accelerate the already growing freelance economy. We all know the freelance economy isn’t a fad – if you want to be wow-ed by stats pre-pandemic, here’s a sample from Upwork’s 2019 Freelancing in America Study: “Freelancing...