Two Great Reasons to Fire Your “Good” Clients

This was a banner year for me as a freelance writer—it was the year I started firing clients. And not just the ones who were difficult, unreasonable, or downright rude. Severing those types of relationships should be a no-brainer if you’re going to maintain your sanity as a freelancer. This year, I went one step further and found the courage to fire the ones who—although perfectly civil, reliable, and easy … [Read more...]

The Holistic Freelancer

What makes you the freelancer you are? (Hint: it's NOT what you think it is.) While it may be tempting to look for a simple, single factor that always leads to freelancing success, the real truth is that all freelance success is due to the sum of many parts. There's no single path to freelancing success (and this can be frustrating). As I've said before, what works well for one freelancer may totally bomb … [Read more...]