Freelancing & Small Business

My Two Best Money Tips for Freelancers

My Two Best Money Tips for Freelancers

As a freelancer, you get to be the boss, secretary, office manager, employee, and bookkeeper, all rolled into one. And no doubt you are stronger in some of these areas than others! Most people become freelancers because their strong skills are in being an entrepreneur and / or in the…
3 Reasons Why Elance Is a Great Option for New Freelancers

3 Reasons Why Elance Is a Great Option for New Freelancers

When you first start out freelancing, it can be tough! Building a client base, getting work experience, and making a living can take a long time. Although a lot of traditional online freelance bidding sites, such as Elance or Freelanced, aren’t the best way to get long-term freelance work (particularly because…
My Freelance Life: One Year Later

My Freelance Life: One Year Later

Can you believe that it was just one year ago yesterday that I started freelancing full-time? How the time flies! Every day when I wake up, I am so grateful and happy for making the decision to strike out on my own and start my own business. I love being…
Should I Work On Weekends? (Freelance Tips)

Should I Work On Weekends? (Freelance Tips)

This is a question that a lot of home-based freelancers / small business owners have. Should I work on weekends? Should I work in the evenings? Is it better to keep regular 9---5 hours? How many hours per week should I be working? The answer, of course, is it depends! But if…
Setting business goals for 2015

Setting business goals for 2015

It's the start of a new year---have you made any New Year's resolutions? How about setting business goals? While I'm all about choosing a word for the year, I also like the idea of setting business goals for yourself throughout the year---especially for freelancers and home-based business owners! It's a…