Nine months was all it took for Kelly to realize she wasn’t built for a full-time desk job. Instead, she liked the idea of owning a business, choosing the team she wanted and doing the work she loved. So with freelance web development experience under her belt throughout grad school,
There is so much to do when you’re starting a small business—and a lot of it can be confusing. What legal documents for small business do you need to fill out? Where do you get them? And what forms do you need to file in order to legally conduct business?
Want to send a freelancer running for the hills? Easy—just tell them it’s tax time. In many ways, living the self-employed lifestyle is enviable: you get to choose when you work and whom you work with and in most cases, the harder you work, the greater your financial rewards will
Here’s a question that may often cross a professional’s mind: Why do people become freelancers? Whether you’re considering being your own boss or you already are, self-employment numbers are on the rise. But why are people choosing freelance over full-time employment? The primary motivating factor is control. FreshBooks recently published
Are you planning to have a taste of self-employment? Make sure you leave your employee mindset behind and think like a business owner or it will spoil all the fun. Many employees around the world dream of making the leap from traditional 9-5 to entrepreneurship or freelancing work—of walking into
One of the trickiest parts about being a freelancer is getting used to being paid at unpredictable intervals. If you’re just starting out, it’s only a matter of time before you realize that there’s not much rhyme or reason to when the companies you work with decide to cut you
It’s time to get back to the writing gym. Don’t worry if you haven’t worked out in a while, now is a great time to start. Check out these five exercises (before-and-after looks, tips, and even a couple videos to help shape your work). Continue reading → The post 5