Freelancing Dreams vs. Freelancing Reality

Whether we want to admit it, or not, most of us started out with some preconceived notions of what freelancing would be like for us. Sometimes those notions were based on hours of solid research. We read blogs from freelancers. We bought "how-to" books. We connected with freelancers through social media and took careful note of what they had to say. Other times those preconceptions were simply based on our … [Read more...]

Five Freelancing Facts I Could Do Without

I have been freelancing part and full time as a web and graphic designer for over 15 years, and most days I would not trade it for the world. I love being my own boss, working the hours I choose and the joy of being around my family far more often than if I went to an office each day. The positives of my working arrangements far outweigh any negatives I could come up with, so very seldom do I ever even think … [Read more...]