Should You Ever Work for Free as a Freelancer?Sometimes it makes sense to work for free. Other times may require more discernment. Either way, you should always receive something of value. Matt Olpinski • 7 min read Career TransitionsGuest ArticlesMarketing & Positioning
How to Market Yourself During Your First Year of FreelancingIf you want to make real money as a freelancer, you have to start treating your career like a business – and that begins with learning how to market yourself. Amanda Winstead • 6 min read Finances & Taxes
How To Maximize Passive Income As A FreelancerPassive income sources like stocks, crypto investments, rental properties, and content creation can offset the financial risks of freelancing Matt Olpinski • 5 min read Career TransitionsNews & Opinion
Why I Took a Full-Time Job After 10+ Years of FreelancingOn November 29th, 2021, after more than a decade of freelancing, I started a full-time job as a Senior Product Designer II at Instacart. Matt Olpinski • 7 min read Guest ArticlesProductivity
How to Stay Organized and Determine Priorities as a FreelancerOrganization skills are key for freelancers. If you know how to stay organized, you can track work projects and complete them on schedule. You're also well-equipped to set priorities and stick to them. Amanda Winstead • 6 min read Career TransitionsGuest Articles
Freelancing Tips for College StudentsFreelancing is an exciting way to earn money on your own terms, particularly when you're in college. If you need a way to earn cash while you’re in school, here are a few tips… Amanda Winstead • 6 min read Guest ArticlesLifestyleProductivity
5 Tips for Balancing Wellness and Freelance WorkWork-life balance is never easy, especially for freelancers. You can feel like you're juggling too many things, and your health can suffer. Never fear, though – our tips will help you achieve the balance… Emily Moore • 5 min read Getting ClientsGuest Articles
How to Get Your First 10 Clients as a FreelancerThe gig economy is growing faster than ever, but breaking into the freelance lifestyle can feel like a daunting task. These expert tips will help you get your first 10 clients. Amanda Winstead • 6 min read Getting ClientsPortfolio Websites
How to Supercharge Your Website’s Contact Form (and Attract Better Freelance Clients)If your websites contact form only collects name, email, and message, you're missing out on a huge opportunity to get high quality freelance leads. Matt Olpinski • 8 min read Finances & Taxes
How Do Taxes Work When You’re a Freelancer?When you're a freelancer, taxes become much more complicated. In this article, I'll explain everything you need to know about freelance taxes in the implest way possible. Matt Olpinski • 10 min read Getting ClientsProject Management
What is Project Roadmapping and When Should You Use It?Don't waste hours talking with a freelance clients only to have them "go in a different direction". Use Project Roadmapping to build trust, provide value, and get paid to plan the project! Matt Olpinski • 8 min read News & Opinion
Why I Pulled the Plug on Social Media and Deleted My AccountsIf you can't find me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram anymore, it's because I permanently deleted all my accounts. I don't like what the platforms have becoming, so I'm investing my time elsewhere. Matt Olpinski • 7 min read Guest ArticlesPortfolio Websites
4 Ways To Get Better Testimonials From Your Freelance ClientsWhen businesses look for a freelancer, they’re looking for someone they can trust. Great copy and a nifty design aren’t enough. You need to demonstrate your worth using testimonials as social proof. Jody Manners • 5 min read LifestyleProductivity
5 Productivity Tips for FreelancersThe freedom that freelancing brings to business owners is rewarding, but it demands responsibility and discipline so you can remain productive so your output is both sustainable and impactful. Matt Olpinski • 4 min read News & Opinion
2020 Year In Review2020 was wild. It was easily the most difficult and challenging year of my life, but every day I chose to make the best of it and appreciate everything I have. Here's a recap… Matt Olpinski • 13 min read Getting ClientsGuest Articles
How Instagram Can Help You Attract More Freelance ClientsBuilding a business requires you to see everything from a marketing perspective. Using a popular platform such as Instagram, you can build your online presence, attract more freelance clients, and earn more money. Parichehr Parsi • 5 min read
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