What Is a Freelancer? Part 1 – Freelance Writers

What Is a Freelancer?

So, what is a freelancer? When someone says, “I freelance for a living” most people assume that they are either freelance writers or perhaps freelance designers. But, if you look up the word “freelance” in the dictionary, it is defined as: working for different companies at different times rather than being permanently employed by one company It doesn’t say anywhere that … Read More

How Much Should You Charge Your Freelancing Clients?

freelance hourly rate

What’s a good freelance hourly rate to charge? It’s the question that keeps many a freelancer up at night when they are just starting out. What if I charge too much and people will never want to hire me? What if I charge too little, and never make any money? It’s a genuine concern, and one that shouldn’t be taken … Read More

How to Set Up a Facebook Business Page in 5 Easy Steps [TUTORIAL]

How to Set Up a Facebook Business Page

If you’re a freelancer, and you don’t have a Facebook business page, you’re really missing out! With over 800 million people actively using Facebook every day, it’s become a great way to market yourself and your business. Learning how to set up a Facebook business page is pretty easy after you’ve walked through the process a few times. Given Facebook comes out with new … Read More

8 Reasons Why You Need a Facebook Fan Page as a Freelancer

Why You Need a Facebook Fan Page

If you’re a freelancer, you need a Facebook fan page. While it’s still attached to your personal profile, a Facebook fan page is a public profile that allows you to share your services and products and connect with potential clients. Aside from this important function, here are the biggest reasons why you need a Facebook fan page for your freelancing … Read More

Should You Write a Free Sample to Get a Freelance Writing Job?

Freelance Writing Job

If you’re a freelance writer, you’ve probably been asked to take a writing test or provide the dreaded writing sample in order to be considered for a freelance writing job. If you’re like me, you probably roll your eyes, perhaps break into a sweat, or have a full-blown anxiety attack over what you should write. Then, once you do write … Read More