Being a student is hard. From the examinations and tests to the extra-curricular activities, sleepless nights spent studying and the constant unavailability of money. Enrolling into a university can sometimes be described as signing up for punishment. As hard as it is, many people go through four years or more of university without breaking down, some … Continue reading How to Start a Thriving Freelance Business in School
Tax is an essential part of every developed society. At a certain time of the year, tax authorities come knocking at the doors to collect taxes, and freelancers are not exempted from this. The smart people during these times are those who have filed their taxes and the others who haven't have the law … Continue reading Freelancing and Taxes: The basics
To be sincere, I’d rather write up an entire lengthy article or book than edit. Editing stresses me, as well as proofreading. I like to get away from work that I’ve done as fast as possible and I’m guilty of not re-reading because it makes me feel like deleting the entire article. Stephen King said … Continue reading 7 Ways to Sharpen Your Editorial Skills- Without Breaking a Bank
Your perception game must be strong as a freelancer, especially when you would like to get referrals from clients. Many freelancers work with people whom they’ve never seen, and will probably never see, and this is one of the beauties of freelancing. However, it can also pose as a challenge because at least while looking … Continue reading Identifying Types of Clients by the Tone of their E-mails
How Should a Freelancer Deal with Dry Spells? As much as there are days filled with jobs, jobs and more jobs, there are also some terribly dry days in freelancing. One freelancer calls it the land of Peaks and Pits. The peaks are those never –ending days filled with jobs, while the pits are those … Continue reading Some Days are Dull
If I had a dollar for every time I hear a university student make the statement "I'm broke", I would be a close competition to world's richest man Bill Gates. Maybe I would have built a university. Being a student requires hard work and for most university students, one of the biggest problems of schooling … Continue reading 5 useful tips for every student freelancer
I’m still waiting for you to complete that statement, if you have an answer that is; because I don’t. While meeting with other people who do the same thing as you (or within the same niche), invariably, comparison rears its ugly head, and thoughts such as this begin to come into your mind: “Maybe they’re … Continue reading Comparison has helped freelancers in…
Those who inspire need the most inspiration As the month runs to an end, many of us might have drained our creative juices on tasks, and can’t wait to break away from our routines, even if only for a day or two. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as in fact, it is deemed … Continue reading Dear Freelancer: What Inspires/Refuels You?
It is very true to say that a good number of Freelance Writers are into Blogging and also, a high percentage of these good numbers are Part-time Freelancers. So, is that a bad thing? No! What then is Part-time Freelancing? Part-time Freelancing is the opposite of Full-time Freelancing. It means having a 9 – 5 … Continue reading Blogging and Freelancing as a Part-time Freelancer
The thing, with storytelling- as with other forms of art, is its un-intending effect upon consumers of literature (and other forms of art). In the undecidedly cunning manner of art, people are bound to lower their guards and allow themselves to experience what they perceive to be something exterior; that is, the lives of others … Continue reading Ever Felt a Disconnect between you and your Work? Read this.