Fun stuff to perk up your everyday adventures

Fun stuff to perk up your everyday adventures

Freelancing can take you everywhere, from the home office to the coffee shop, from a coworking space to an international conference of like-minded indies. You’re a no-limit, no cubicle freelancer and it’s time you start accessorizing like one. Perk up your everyday adventures with this list of fun...

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5 Goal-setting tips for creatives and creators

5 Goal-setting tips for creatives and creators

Creative freelancers live in the tension between lofty visions and daily to-do lists.

According to Allie Rice, Portland-based intentionality coach and author, the only way to resolve these tensions and live a life with vision and purpose day-to-day are goals and systems. She was kind enough to share her top...

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Adventures in Cranberry Land: One Farm's Quest to Become Organic

Adventures in Cranberry Land: One Farm's Quest to Become Organic

The Freelance Life spotlights members who are pursuing their passions through independent work. Meet entrepreneur Jessika Tantisook, who started Starvation Alley Farms with her partner, Jared Oakes. Not only do they sell cranberry juice to Seattle's top cocktail bars, they're also working towards becoming the first USDA Certified...

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Periscope Studio: A Collective of Co-Working Cartoonists

Periscope Studio: A Collective of Co-Working Cartoonists

The Freelance Life spotlights members who are pursuing their passions through independent work. Meet Steve Lieber, comic book artist, commercial illustrator, and member of Periscope Studio, a co-working space for cartoonists in Portland, OR. Periscope is setting the standard for co-working – though its members have individual assignments and clients, they...

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Books on Shirts! The Story of Out of Print Clothing

Books on Shirts! The Story of Out of Print Clothing

The Freelance Life spotlights members who are pursuing their passions through independent work. Meet entrepreneur Todd Lawton, who created Out of Print Clothing with his business partner and childhood friend, Jeffrey LeBlanc. Out of Print is a social-minded company that combines two awesome things: literary apparel and literacy.

Tell us...

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Katie Lane: Creative Business Advisor for Creative People

Katie Lane: Creative Business Advisor for Creative People

The Freelance Life spotlights members who are pursuing their passions through independent work. Meet Katie Lane, a Portland-based lawyer and negotiation coach who helps freelancers through her website, Work Made For Hire.

Tell us about yourself and Work Made For Hire.

I’m an attorney with a background in theatre...

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Dreams Are Meant for Living: The Nakimuli Story

Dreams Are Meant for Living: The Nakimuli Story

The Freelance Life spotlights members who are pursuing their passions through independent work. Meet Tennille McMillan: Fashion designer and owner of her clothing company, Nakimuli.

What’s the 1st lesson you learned about being a solopreneur?

Time management! In the beginning, it’s hard to manage your time wisely because...

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The Freelance Life Interview with Sarah Von Bargen

The Freelance Life Interview with Sarah Von Bargen

The Freelance Life spotlights members who are pursuing their passions through independent work. Meet Sarah Von Bargen: Copywriter, consultant, and keeper of the popular lifestyle blog Yes and Yes.

Tell us a little bit about yourself. What is your background, how long have you been working independently, and how did...

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The Freelancer’s Bible: A Roadmap. A Reference. A Survival Guide.

The Freelancer’s Bible: A Roadmap. A Reference. A Survival Guide.

The secret’s in the beehive. That’s really what Freelancers Union is about…and what my new book, The Freelancer’s Bible, is about, too.

We use the beehive in the Freelancers Union logo because it represents an ideal freelance world – a community of individuals where the well-being-of-all and...

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Day in the Life of a Freelancer (GIF Edition)

Day in the Life of a Freelancer (GIF Edition)

 

 

 

 

WHEN I WAKE UP FROM A LATE NIGHT CHASING DEADLINES...

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