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[…]

The Best Social Networks for Freelance Writers and the Top Strategies for Using Them

Networking and promotion are a must for building a successful freelance writing business. But there are many social networks to choose from and you can’t possibly be on them all. The trick is figuring out which networks are the most productive for freelance writing. In this article, I take a look at which social networks[…]

The Cost of Starting a Freelance Writing Business

Freelance writing has one of the lowest startup costs of any professional-level business, and still has a high ROI. You can start slow and small and work at another job while building your business, or jump all the way in as a full-time freelance writer. Before you make a decision though, it’s a good idea[…]

How to Conquer Your Blogging Fears Like Indiana Jones

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, there’s a chance you partook in the Indiana Jones franchise. And when Indy wasn’t uncovering rare artifacts or coming face to face with myths and legends, he was smirking. And when he wasn’t smirking, he was cowering in fear of one thing and one thing alone:[…]

Learning How (and When) to Say “No” (And “Yes,” When Appropriate)

Sometimes, I need to say “no.” Whether it’s to a project or social engagement, I need to say “no.” However, more often than not, I say “yes.” I say “yes” to social plans and “yes” to web content projects. I say “yes” to blog management gigs and I say “yes” to article assignments. I say[…]