5 Project Management Techniques Freelancers Should Use to Work Faster and Smarter

As a freelancer, you likely handle lots of projects. That's probably why 10 Free Project Management Applications is one of the most popular posts here on Freelance Folder. It only makes sense that you could learn from the techniques used by professional project managers. Even if you are the only one doing the work, you can still benefit from some project management techniques and simple project management … [Read more...]

5 Freelance Lessons I Learned from Working in the Fast Food Industry

It’s funny where the little lessons on life stem from. I was surprised the other day to discover that many of the work habits I use daily were ingrained into me from my first job in fast food. I started working right after I turned 16, and by doing the same thing every day for the next two years, I developed a set of rules from my experience that still apply today. Whether at the drive-thru, the front … [Read more...]

Why I Failed at Freelancing

This time around, I have been a pretty successful freelancer if I do say so myself. My bills stay paid, my clients are happy and I've never been happier in a career. Unfortunately, my first attempt at freelancing left me unhappy, in debt and desperate. I took several full-time jobs between my last attempt at freelancing and this one to teach me some valuable lessons and make my way out of debt. I made … [Read more...]