Should You Outsource Large Freelance Projects? 8 Tips to Help

You need help. You've landed a great new project. Good news, right? Landing a big project should be good news. The trouble with this particular project is that it is just too big. You can't do it all by yourself and still meet the project deadline. What are you going to do? Have you ever been in this situation and wondered what to do next? Fortunately, as a freelancer, you have several … [Read more...]

15 Questions to Ask Before Collaborating

In today's competitive freelancing market, collaboration between freelancers is becoming increasingly common. Collaboration has some clear benefits for a freelancer: It provides you with an expanded skillset and additional ideas, both of which can lead to a superior end result. Collaboration can help you take on projects that you would not otherwise have the time (or ability to do) to do … [Read more...]

How to Partner with Others to Work on Your Freelancing Project

Eventually in the course of your freelancing career, or even in your personal work, you'll come across a project that requires more than what you can do. There are several ways you can handle this, and most often, I'm happy enough to only do the part I can do and send the client somewhere else. But sometimes if the project is one you're really interested in, or one that has a large budget, it can be to your … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Every Freelancer Needs An Accountability Group

A few months ago, I fell into one of those ruts that every freelancer eventually lands in. You know the one. Business is okay--it's neither up nor down. Your clients seem to dictate your schedule and "tyranny of the urgent" feels like your new business motto. These phases of your career are deceiving. As you sit there in your underwear putting out client fires, you think to yourself: "I'm busy, so what's … [Read more...]