Finding the Time to Grow Your Freelance Business

There are plenty of stereotypes about work-at-home moms and dads to be found. You’ve got the ‘loafing around in their slippers and robe’ freelancers, the ‘it’s just a phase, one day you’ll get a real job’ freelancers and the ‘sipping mojitos at a beach-side cabana with Paco the studly man servant’ type freelancers. Even better,(…)

Improving Your Writing Through Podcasts

Improving Your Writing Through Podcasts

Between wrangling the kids, keeping up with housework and juggling clients and finding a few seconds to unwind, there are never enough hours in the day. When it comes to honing your craft, learning is a constant process. Finding time to wedge a book, online course or other learning tool into your daily routine might(…)

Learn to Code for Free with Codecademy

Learn to Code for Free with Codecademy

As a freelancer, it never hurts to be on the lookout for new skills. If you happen to be an online freelancer, these skills can be the difference between success and failure on your next project bid or client interview. Whether you are a graphic designer, writer, marketing guru or virtual assistant, understanding the basics(…)

Five Great Sites to Find Summer Activities for Kids

The school year is quickly ending. As a parent, you have a summer full of family fun to look forward to. As a freelancer, those sacred hours of quiet, peaceful work time are about to be blown to bits. While it is certainly important to keep family needs and obligations in mind when balancing your(…)

Slaying the Beast that is Writer’s Block

Slaying the Beast that is Writer’s Block

You’re sitting there, staring at the screen. You decide to check your favorite blog. Then your email. Then your Twitter. Still nothing. You type a few sentences and hastily rampage all over the backspace key. It’s happened again hasn’t it? [Insert dramatic music here] Writer’s block…   Whether you are working for a client, writing(…)

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