How to find good-paying clients online

How to find good-paying clients online

We know that most of you find gigs through word of mouth. Not only is this the most popular source of gigs, but it’s also the most reliable source of gigs.

But chances are you have at least browsed through gigs on online job boards like Indeed, Monster, or...

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What to do if you can't pay your taxes

What to do if you can't pay your taxes

by Jonathan Medows, CPAforfreelancers.com

The corporate tax filing date of March 17 has already passed, and the April 15 date for individual returns is closing in fast. Have you filed your return – or are you on track to do so?

The Internal Revenue Service does not look kindly on...

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'A very very big art show': 5 museums launch Art Everywhere

'A very very big art show': 5 museums launch Art Everywhere

When was the last time you visited a great work of art? (Not saw it on your computer screen or in a book?)

As creative freelancers, many of us thrive on this kind of visual creative stimulation -- and, as it turns out, our mental and physical health improves from looking...

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The red line: top 7 misused expressions

The red line: top 7 misused expressions

Dear Freelance Editor,

I’m a freelance digital audience development manager; a lot of my work depends on getting people to concur with what I’m posting on social media. Lately, I’ve been seeing some commenters writing “Here, here!” on my posts. This looks wrong, as if they’re...

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14 Arcane words every freelancer should use

14 Arcane words every freelancer should use

Happy Friday, freelancers! Just for fun, we've combed through the archaic section of the dictionary (and this friendly guide) to find words that we feel need to be brought back to your vocabularity based on their tremendous usefulness in describing the situations freelancers find themselves in. 

Enjoy! And feel...

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Women entrepreneurs to contribute 5.5 million new jobs by 2018

Women entrepreneurs to contribute 5.5 million new jobs by 2018

Photo credit: US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Women in Business

Who runs the world? Well according to a report published by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Center for Women in Business, the number of female entrepreneurs is rapidly expanding -- and women-owned businesses contribute billions...

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The 4 levels of a balanced freelance portfolio

The 4 levels of a balanced freelance portfolio

Let’s say you’ve come into some money and are interested in investing it. Would you put all of your eggs in one basket or would you diversify your investments in the hopes of protecting them from the ups and downs of the marketplace? I’m no financial expert...

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How this freelancer made $80,000 in 24 Hours

How this freelancer made $80,000 in 24 Hours

Freelancer Sean McCabe made $80,000 in 24 hours last week (on March 24, 2014) selling his new online course Learn Lettering.

If you’re interested in supplementing your freelance income with alternate revenue streams or are interested in moving out of 100% client work, then you need to hear...

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Moving from Consumption to Connection

Moving from Consumption to Connection

How can you tell that the ideas of the Quiet Revolution and New Mutualism are taking off? When Maria Shriver's Shriver Report comes asking about it. Here's a transcript of an interview I did with them. 

Independent workers now account for one third of the American workforce. How...

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