Many people are drawn to freelancing because they feel the flexible lifestyle will give them more time to spend with their kids. With summer just around the corner, many schools are about to end their school year and freelancers with school age kids will once again find their kids at home.
While it’s true that freelancing work can be flexible, it can also be challenging to get work done while the kids are home. Just how challenging depends on the kids and the freelancer… But there are ways to make freelancing with kids easier.
In this post, I’ll provide some easy tips for freelancers who juggle freelancing with parenting.
If you have children at home while you freelance, please add your own tips in the comments so that we can learn from each other.
Posted April 30, 2012 in Getting Started
With more and more workers turning to freelancing, you may wonder whether you should freelance. Are you ready? What is the best path to take to become a freelancer?
In this post, I’ll identify five different routes people take to freelancing. I’ll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Posted April 27, 2012 in Tools/Resources
One of things that I’ve discovered is that there are a huge number of photography resources out there. In this post I’ve tried to pull some of those resources together for you.
I’ve put together a list of some of the most popular and helpful sites about taking photos. I’ve also included a brief description of each site.
Please note, these are not stock image sites. If you are looking for information about using stock images, here are some tips for you.
Journalists and other professional writers use the Five Ws (and one H) to make sure that they get enough information to write a good article. However, freelancers can use the same principles to improve their freelancing skills.
Did you ever start working on a project, only to realize that you don’t actually have enough information to get the job done? If you’d considered the 5 Ws of journalism that I’ll introduce to you in this post, you might have been able to avoid that problem.
In this post, I’ll explain what the five Ws are and describe how you can apply them to your freelancing business.
At the end of the post, please share some questions that you ask clients before you start to work.
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