Is Freelancing Easy?

Freelancing may be a more common career choice than it used to be, but there are still people who don't get it. It's still not uncommon to hear the following sentiment: "How hard could it be?" The uninformed acquaintance who uttered those words was talking about the work of a freelance web designer, but as a freelancer myself, I was a bit offended by his comment. Still, I know that there are others who … [Read more...]

There’s More to Freelancing Than Working from Home

There are two types of freelancers. On one hand are those who have been forced into self-employment as service providers, because they've lost their jobs and are having a hard time finding another one. On the other hand are those who would be freelancing no matter what: even if the job market were booming, and even if the Internet weren't around to give so many opportunities to work from home. They would … [Read more...]