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How to Be Super Productive When Working From Home

As a seasoned freelancer, mama, and someone who doesn’t love sitting at a desk all day, I understand the challenges of working from home and staying super productive. I often find my attention wandering to the rabbit hole that’s YouTube, or the need to do one more load of laundry,...

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You Can't Do Big Things if You're Distracted by Small Ones

There’s a vicious cycle that is often unspoken with freelancers and it goes a little something like this...

We become extremely motivated to run our own business

We dive into our work and get really excited about the processes of building that business

As time passes, we fall into the...

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You’re Too Expensive vs. I Can’t Afford You

 I speak to freelancers every day, and I have to say, one of the most frequent discussions that come up time and time again is money.

When I was speaking to a new freelancer the other day about an amazing new prospect she had, she told me, “we got along so great. She was super...

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What to Do When Your Friends and Family "Don't Get It"

So, you’re at dinner or a family function, and someone asks how work is going. They either seem generally interested to hear or they’re just being polite.

You’re not quite sure, so you’re faced with two options:

1. Give them a simple, no-obligation answer that keeps you...

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How Over-Communicating With Clients Could Ruin Your Business

I want to talk to you about a deadly demon that plagues the businesses of many freelancers around the world. It’s the killer of time, money, and resources. It causes stress, anxiety, and possibly the extinction of the world’s most rare creatures - amazingly talented freelancers. And...

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What To Do When Your Life Goes South (and You Have Freelance Work to Do)

We’ve all been there. A boy breaks up with you. Your car breaks down. The Internet goes out. The store is out of your fave rose. All in the same week. It happens sometimes. Our lives go south, things happen, but we still have freelance work to do. The bills aren’t going to pay...

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37 Best Places to Find Online Freelance Jobs + RSS Job Feed Notifications

 

Did you know that 16.5 million people in the United States alone now make up with is known as the “gig economy", a.k.a. freelancing?

You've undoubtedly seen a rise in co-working spaces like WeWork and independent co-working offices around your city. Inc reported that by 2022,...

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How to Avoid Pro-Bono Traps (Working for Free) as a Freelancer

If you've been freelancing for a while, or you're just getting into freelancing, you've probably had "offers" for you to do pro-bono work - or in other words, work for free

New freelancers often fall into this trap because they're looking for portfolio work or they simply don't have the...

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How to Keep Your Emotions in Check When Dealing with Asshole Clients

Ok, I'll admit it, the title of this post is a little harsh, but if you've been freelancing for a while, you feel me. I'm not going to paint a pretty picture and tell you every client is a walk in the park, because the reality is that you'll get asshole clients knocking at your door. And...

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How to Overcome Resistance to Making Money as a Freelancer

We all think we want to make money. We need it. We want it. But oftentimes, we put up roadblocks to keep it from arriving. I've done it and I bet you've done it, too. Well, guess what, friend? It's time to make some real cheddar. 

Here are three possible ways you could be resisting...

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