Why You Should Let Your Project Cool Off Before You Turn It in

Before you really dive into this article do me a favor. Open up your freelancing weapon of choice, whether it be a writing, designing, or development program. Go ahead, get it going (if it's not already running in the background) and open up a recent or current project. I’ll wait… Okay, now quickly hit the save button then open up your e-mail and fire off whatever work you have completed so far to yourself. … [Read more...]

Open Thread: Do You Accept Rush Work?

Some freelancers dread them. Other freelancers welcome them as a way to make extra money. I'm talking about those last-minute jobs with impossible deadlines that freelancers are sometimes asked to do--otherwise known as "rush work." There are several approaches that a freelancer can take towards rush work. … [Read more...]