Your Story, Your Brand – Embrace Your Unique Story to Create a One-of-a-Kind Business Planner

It’s September, and it’s time for a new Be Your Own Boss Club self-study training module! This month’s module focuses on how to find your story. Because, personal stories make for powerful brands. This planner will walk you through the steps of finding, creating, and turning your story into a powerful business message. Find out more below!

The One Thing You Can Do to Make Yourself Invaluable to Clients

This is a great read, and it originally appeared on the Be a Freelance Blogger website here: What’s the one thing you can do to make yourself invaluable to clients? Answer: You have work with them. Yes, that sounds simple and obvious, but before dismissing my advice, ask yourself this… Read More

The Drawbacks to Working at Home – Yes, There Are a Few

Drawbacks to Working at Home

Working at home isn’t as wonderful as it’s cracked up to be all of the time. There are definitely drawbacks to working at home–huge drawbacks. It’s up to you to determine whether the bad outweighs the good. But, it’s good for you to know in advance what the pros and cons of working for yourself. That way are so that you can … Read More

Why I Love Freelancing and Know That It’s Right for Me

why I love freelancing

I’m going to stray a little from my usual “how to” and useful lists posts and make a more personal post and write off the cuff, so to speak. This past Friday was my last day at a 9-to-5 job that I had started in September of last year. It was with a start-up company that was founded by people … Read More

How to Avoid Working with Clients from Hell

Clients from Hell

Every freelancer has worked with at least one client from hell. You know who I’m talking about. The clients who have no boundaries, expect you to work for them at all hours, and to be at their beckon call. There are also clients who are never happy with your work, and ask for revisions until your eyes go cross-eyed from … Read More