Should Schools Teach Basic Freelancing Skills?

The number of freelancers is growing. In fact, the latest studies show that a significant portion of today's work force (as many as 1 in 4) are freelancers. Yet, despite the growing popularity of freelancing, many freelancers fail. The most common cause of freelancing failure is a lack of concrete knowledge about how to run a business. With these facts in mind, today I'm going to explore the question of … [Read more...]

Why You Need to Get Out from Behind Your Computer Today

One of the best things about freelancing is that you can work from home. There's no real need to leave your house or commute to anywhere to get your work done. For most of us, this means money saved on transportation costs such as gasoline and wear and tear on your car. One of the best things about freelancing can also become one of the worst things, if you don't make an effort to stay engaged in activities … [Read more...]