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How Online Reviews Can Make or Break Your Business: Infographic

The bloggers at WebsiteBuilder.org put together a wonderful infographic showing how reviews can make or break your business. It all starts with stats and facts on the impact of reviews in today’s age. For example, we learn that 68% of millennials trust online reviews as opposed to 34% of them who trust television advertising. This[…]

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‘Tis the Season: Tax Prep for U.S. Freelancers

Actual masochists excepted, I’m pretty sure that not many people like tax season. But freelancers and other self-employed people have good reason to like it even less than their W-2-employed, cubicle-dwelling neighbors. That’s because we’re taxed completely differently. For one thing, we’re taxed on our net income – that is, our gross income minus our business[…]

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Achieve Freelancing Nirvana With These Tips from Invoice2Go [Infographic]

It’s no secret that we here at Digital Inkwell are pretty stoked about freelancing. We love everything about freelancing. And why not? After all, it’s an excellent way to be your own boss and enjoy all the benefits of self-employment, without the stress of managing stuff like inventory and payroll! You can work from home,[…]

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The Joss Whedon Guide to Marketing With Storytelling

At this point, storytelling in marketing has almost become a meaningless buzzword — something everyone talks about in vague ways so much that we’re all sick of hearing it. Don’t believe me? Take a look: Yet far too many people don’t know what “storytelling in marketing” really means. Fewer still are doing it effectively. So[…]

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How to Curb Your Distractions and Get More Freelancing Work Done

If time is money, freelancers are bleeding cash. Freelancers generally experience distractions differently than office workers, and with far greater cost. We need to have strategies in place to deal with distractions and head them off at the pass from the moment they enter our atmosphere. Basex, an IT firm, says that the average knowledge[…]