5 Economic Trends that Affect Freelancers

If you're like me, you're probably watching the news about the economy. Unfortunately, a lot of that news is bad (at least recently). You're probably hearing about layoffs, companies in trouble, people losing their jobs, and to top it all off--prices going up. As a freelancer, such news probably makes you nervous. You may be wondering if it's really a good time to be a freelancer. You may even be thinking … [Read more...]

Open Thread: How Is Today’s Economy for Freelancing?

Can you believe it, we're already five months into 2011? One of the main issues characterizing the time that we live in, and in particular, this year is the poor economy. While the economy may be improving, I'll let you in on a little secret. I feel that today's economy is rougher than it was when I first began my freelancing business. Of course, a rough economy isn't always bad news for freelancers. In … [Read more...]