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How to Use Entertainment Media to Create Badass Content

Did you know that the first words spoken in cinema were “Wait a minute, wait a minute. You ain’t heard nothin’ yet”? Fitting considering how much of an impact film, TV, and even commercials have had on the world! Most people think they serve as a form of entertainment or...

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How This Creative Freelancer Fell, Only to Land at Home in Her Business

What happens after the tassels fly and you’re sent out into the world after University, only to discover that life isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? Adulting is hard. But it’s even harder when things go wrong and you don’t have a home to come back to. Kellie Daniel of...

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How This Branding Expert Left Her Lack-Lustre Job to Pursue Location Independence

Katya Haro’s story begins like many other freelancers - the desire to be - and experience - more. From a lack-lustre corporate job came her need to find location independence. But she has experience-backed advice for you - prepare, including your finances and mindset, before taking the...

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How to Grow Your Confidence as an Introvert When Working for Yourself

Entrepreneurship can be both exciting and scary for an introvert. Take it from me. While growing up, I HATED attention. I didn't like people even looking at me! Oh, the horror!

I would have thought because of my shyness, I would have been destined to work for someone else, hidden away, for the...

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How This Graphic Designer Uses Her Work to Fuel Her Passion - Olympic Weightlifting

I crossed paths with Margaux Parker at a freelancer Meetup that I was hosting in downtown Toronto. She was sweet and somewhat timid, and at that time, I had no idea that she had an amazing story behind her. Not only is she a talented graphic designer, but she’s also a badass weightlifter...

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How This Freelancer Built Her Social Media Business on Beautiful Relationships

What do you do when you have a university degree but little excitement for the qualifications you spent so much time achieving? Nia Lee took her education and put it to use, with a whole new spin, helping her beauty-centric clients to build their authentic voice online through social...

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The 3 Things I Did to Make More Money as a Freelancer

Girl, let me tell you - I've tried it all to make money as a freelancer. I've offered every service, taken every type of client, worked in every niche, used all the tools, laid out all the strategies. In this post, I'm going to walk you through all that went right (and some things that went...

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How This Freelancer Turned Adventure into Brand Impact

The path to freelancing is rarely linear and often involves a lot of self-discovery and adventure. Christine Lieu of CL Designs knows this truth all too well after leaving her corporate career to take the leap into freelancing. Having earned her stripes in the fast-paced media world, she learned...

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What Freelancers Can Learn from the Blue Ikea Shopping Bag

You get to the checkout at Ikea with your shopping cart full of goods, and what do you see? Big bins of blue reusable shopping bags for purchase. There are no plastic bags. No brown paper bags. Just the reusable blue bags, which you have to pay for…unless you want to fumble your...

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How This Restaurant Owner Used Her Creativity to Build Her Freelance Business

They say that opportunities are everywhere, but we often don’t look for them right at home. But this wasn’t the case for Rita Vanessa Siniscalchi. She found a hidden freelance business right inside her family-run restaurant. With creativity and ingenuity, she’s been able to use...

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