Friend or Client? When You’re Too Close for Business

We really loved this piece by Casey Pletcher. It’s important to set clear boundaries from the beginning and to maintain them. Casey Pletcher Friend or Client? When You’re Too Close for Business There are some clients that are going to be straight to business, and straight to the point. There are other clients, though, that will…

What you Need to Know about Working from the Road

Some advice from our founder for traveling freelancers who work on the road. Alexis Chateau A year and a half ago, I siezed the opportunity to travel and write for a living. It wasn’t a glamorous life, but I was doing two things I loved and that was more than I could ask for. As…

The 5 Biggest Mistakes New Freelancers Make

Alexis Chateau A lot of people think of freelancing as the low-risk alternative to getting a day job. Who doesn’t want to set their own hours, be their own boss, and blog in bed with a cup of coffee on the side? With no day job to tie us down, we can travel the world; and make…

10 Factors Affecting How Much you Can Charge your Clients

Alexis Chateau Negotiating with a client about how much to pay you for your services is a lot like negotiating your salary at a corporate job. However, freelancers experience greater freedom in deciding their pay rate, and with that freedom comes great responsibility. In another blog post, I’ll offer tips on how to negotiate with a client for a…