Running a Freelance Biz
Starting a side hustle just makes smart financial sense. Having an additional form of income doesn't just benefit you financially, but it also allows for more creativity and individual expression of your passions. it's no surprise, then, that so many people are...
Invoicing Options for Freelancers: What's Best for You? When you are operating your own business as a freelancer, a steady paycheck doesn’t fall into your lap. On top of working hard and delivering top-notch services for your clients, it is also your job to ensure...
How to Land Freelance Work on LinkedIn the Right Way As a freelancer, you're either actively using LinkedIn to grow your brand or you're baffled by what you're actually supposed to be doing there. I get it. I was there, too. If you want to get freelance work on...
The Upwork App for Freelancers | 2020 Guide Upwork isn’t just a browser-only platform. If you’re no stranger to the Upwork Desktop App, you already know how these extra tools can serve your business well. Though the Desktop App streamlines communication and enables...
This guest post is by fellow freelancer and military spouse Jessica Gettle. You can see her bio at the bottom! What is a Virtual Assistant Salary? Just starting out in the freelance world? Curious about what you might be able to learn? Discover more in this post...
Your Upwork Review Author I’m Laura- a freelance writing veteran who got started in 2012 with no formal training in writing or freelancing. I used Elance/Upwork to scale my freelancing business to the multiple six-figure point before branching out into freelance...
Can Freelance Writers on Freeeup Land Decent Work? Will Freelance Writers on Freeeup Be Connected to the Top 1% of Clients? TL:DR: Experienced freelance writers are unlikely to find well-paid projects on Freeeup.com, especially given the extensive requirements to be...
One of the greatest challenges that freelancers experience is figuring out how to deal with the ups and downs of freelancing. Sometimes our income fluctuates from month to month, or even across different seasons.
Did you know that as a freelancer you’re actually far more of a salesperson than you might have anticipated? A lot of what we do as freelancers is selling our work and selling ourselves.
Is it true that you can really start a freelance career without having any direct experience?
Do you have to pay to be on Upwork? This is a very common question, especially for beginners.
Today I’m sharing with you the top three most important skills you need to be successful as a virtual assistant.
f you’re on Upwork, you know that the client feedback you receive is extremely important, particularly if you are new to the site. Feedback is the one of the main things a prospective client is going to look at when deciding whether or not to hire you.
One of the most common questions asked by virtual assistants is, “How can I land the job in a virtual assistant interview?”
Should you ever close out a job, refund all the money, and let the client go?
Of course, the answer is: it depends….
I’ve been on Upwork for many years at this point in time, and I’ve had lots and lots of clients, but only recently did I even hit the 100% job success score mark.
Today on the blog at Six Figure Writing Secrets, I’m going to answer a question I see all the time – Can anyone become a freelance writer? My response might be a little bit controversial, but it’s because I take this business very seriously.
Being a virtual assistant online is one of the easiest ways to transition into online work because you probably already have some experience in your background, whether it’s in a job, in a volunteer capacity, or in running your own business at some other point in your life that can easily transition you into being a VA. But one of the most common questions people ask is, “If I’ve never had any office-related experience, can I become a virtual assistant?”
Today I’m here to chat with you about the number one person you need to scale your business. If you’re the solopreneur who’s still wearing 25 different hats and doing everything, hiring this person is an important step in growing your business.
Curious about what a freelance editor actually does? The truth is that you’ll hear the term applied to many different types of roles and levels of depth that the editor is going into to complete the work.
Many of you know that I have a pretty solid niche that I work in quite often but I also take projects outside of my niche and I coach freelancers, beginners and those working to get to the six-figure level. You can go either way, being a generalist or being really specialized in a niche. In this post, I’m going to explain what a niche is, the pros and cons of niching as a freelancer, why it can be helpful to start as a generalist before moving into a niche, and my three part winning formula for choosing your ideal niche.
One of the questions I get most often is, “How do I get started as a freelance writer? How do I even know I would be good at it?”