Turn the Stuff Around your House into a Side Hustle

Whether you’re dealing with the “feast or famine” cycle, waiting for a response to an invoice or hustling for that next assignment, it can be tough to make ends meet as a freelancer. But setting up a new, hassle-free side hustle to make some extra cash could be as...

How to Banish Isolation and Boost Your Income Through Community

Growing up as an only child, I spent a considerable amount of time by myself, playing alone. Now, I don’t say that to get sympathy… That experience gave me the wonderful ability to never be bored (even before smartphones came to occupy even the briefest...

How to squash scope creep

If you’ve been freelancing for more than a day or two, you’ve probably experienced scope creep (or at least attempted scope creep). It looks something like this: [Phone rings; it’s your client] You: Hello? Client: Hey, Karen. I was up in the middle of the night...

5 tips for a high-converting freelance portfolio

As a freelancer, your portfolio is one of your biggest opportunities to grow sales and bring in new clients. But I’m constantly shocked by how many freelancers tell me they’re embarrassed by their portfolio at the moment. And I can’t begin to tell you how many...

How to get your clients to pay their invoices in full & on time

When you’re finally finished with a project, you’re ready to collect the final payment. But some clients never want to pay their invoices on time. While that may not be a big deal for someone working at a giant company with an accounts receivable department, as a...