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How to Write a Captivating Proposal That Will Land You Freelance Jobs

One of the most frustrating things about freelancing is finding steady and reliable work. Sure, you can go through a bidding site, spending hours each day applying for jobs in hopes that someone will pick your proposal over literally dozens of others. Or, you can take a new approach and try reaching out to clients[…]

Dealing With Deadlines in Your Freelance Career

Deadly Deadlines And How To Deal With Them

Deadlines are part of working life, and we all have to deal with them at some point in our lives. However, when you have a number of deadlines coming up at once, it’s often hard to figure out how to move forward. You can fall into a panic which results in one or more deadlines[…]

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Guest Post – Promote Yourself as a Freelance Writer the Right Way

When you are new in the freelance business, attracting good projects seem like an impossible task. Like any regular job, it takes time for us to build our credibility in the market. Just like first jobs, landing your first freelance gig is tough. Once you have managed to grab a few assignments, it seems like[…]

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How to Become Freelance Editor and Proofreader

Editing and proofreading are two distinct services you could offer as a freelancer. Some people mistakenly use the terms interchangeably, but they are different fields. However, editing and proofreading are similar enough for you to easily sell both services online. Below we will explain the differences between editing and proofreading and how you can become[…]

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How to Prepare your Surroundings for Freelance Writing

This is a Guest Post by Bettina Bertolini Hunky dude Ryan Reynolds was caught saying, ‘I don’t expect success. I prepare for it.’ After a bit of drooling and stalking on social media, I decided to incorporate his sensible words into my own milieu. If you’ve ever contemplated acting on your desire to write the hell[…]

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Guest Post – Writing on Topics That You Don’t Care About – The Existential and Practical Struggle

This is a guest post by Ciaran R. Maidwell At some point in your freelance career, you will be presented with the option to write on a topic that you either have no real interest in or that you don’t have any prior knowledge about (the former often begetting the latter). This will probably happen multiple[…]

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Guest Post – How Freelance Creatives Can Be Money Smart

This is a guest post by Tsholofelo Mabona So you have taken a plunge, quit your claustrophobic 9-5 job and dived into the world of a freelancer. And you now can explore your home country or you can travel the world. But like anything else; there are pros and cons of freelancing. I mean, sure nothing[…]

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Guest Post – How Sound Can Affect Your Focus and Productivity

Focus and productivity are essential for doing your job, no matter which industry you are in. No matter who you are, sound can affect your focus and productivity. For some, it is the lack of sound that helps them focus, and for others, background noise or even music helps them stay in the zone and[…]