I decided years ago to set goals that will keep me working on the hard days and help me see each month, quarter, and year as a success — no matter what’s in the bank account or how many people spell my name wrong.
When you are looking at the idea of surviving the tidal wave and getting through to calmer seas, how you handle this busy queue will determine just how you decide if you will make it to the next round.
Your business must have impactful marketing to grow and achieve your long-term goals. Consider the advice above as you search for marketing professionals to join your team. Learn more about the difference between freelancers and employees. And remember to research the various tools that can help along the way.
As I’ve talked about briefly before, I came pretty late into writing. It started out with a short story scribbled on the back of a piece of homework, rewriting the ending of a novel I’d read that hadn’t ended the way I wanted it to. Fast forward 16 years, and I’m now a full-time professional business…
Your first big freelancing job is going to be so exciting but a little intimidating, too. These tips will help you plan appropriately for it to accomplish it as flawlessly as possible!
Success is never going to be in a number. It’s going to be in getting up each morning, having writing jobs in the queue, and feeling excited that you get to write and get paid for it.
While none of these tools will do the job of freelance writing for me, they certainly help make some parts of it easier. The client feels that ease as much as I do, so I see it as really important when looking for the best of both worlds.
When you fill your toolkit with your professional writing tools, all of them are designed to help you lower your frustration and maximize your productivity.
At times, transitioning your freelance work will be scary, stressful, and challenging. When you hit those milestones when working privately, make sure to celebrate them.
One of the things that I learned when trying out private freelancing for the first time was staying in charge of the things that matter most to me. Those things may not matter to other professional writers, or they may seem unimportant to the customer, but they are important to me.