The Freelancer Onboarding Process: Tips for Writers and Publishers

The Freelancer Onboarding Process: Tips for Writers and Publishers

Last month I celebrated ten years of full-time self-employment. I parted ways with my last newspaper job and embraced content marketing writing as my new…

Fuel Your Freelancer With Feedback

Editors, strategists and colleagues, listen up: Freelancers want feedback. Many projects work their way through the system with little to no personal interaction. Sure there…

Freelance is an F Word

Most self-employed people I’ve met hate the word ‘freelance’. It’s misunderstood. All too often it’s lumped in with words like fleeting, floundering, failure and famine.…

Let’s Talk Tax Deductions for Freelancers

2016 was a little crazy. With a temporary career change, two family funerals and several doctor’s visits  on the calendar, I wasn’t as diligent about…

The Secret Trait of Successful Freelancers

I just finished reading a freelance writer’s heart-felt insight on his day-to-day work life. He’s miserable. He dreads getting out of bed in the morning…

7 Things Freelancers Want from Clients and Editors

You’re hired! That’s music to the ears of a writer working on contract. But, sometimes those words are followed by cryptic assignment details and… *crickets*.…