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23 Ways to Save Time as a Freelancer

Jul 5th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Working at Home

Sometimes, there aren’t enough hours in the day. No, scratch that. There are never enough hours in the day. As a freelancer, you should be prepared for moments when you look at the list of things you have to do by a certain deadline and want to shoot yourself in the face.
This is important: Don’t [...]



What to do when you get Sick

Apr 27th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Working at Home

Every writer gets sick at some point. It’s just a fact of life. You take the good, you take the bad…Sick days are definitely “the bad” in the world of freelance writing.



Four Tips to be More Productive in the AM

Apr 8th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Freelance Writing, Working at Home

If you’re anything like me, you hate mornings. I’m such a night owl, it isn’t even funny. I would rather work from midnight to 8 AM than from 8 AM to 4 PM – and some days, I do! That said, not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to work during the hours they [...]



Mom, Dad…I’m Going to be a Freelancer

Mar 28th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Featured, Freelance Writing, Working at Home

Most parents just want to see their children be successful and happy, but unfortunately that can turn into power struggles when it comes to career choices. Although your life is ultimately your decision, it is often hard for parents to stay out of the decision, since many help pay for college. They want to see that their money wasn’t wasted. Telling your parents that you’d going to avoid the job search and instead be a freelancer can be daunting.



Rock Star Freelance Writing?

Mar 21st, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Featured, Working at Home

You might be new to this biz, but it won’t be long before you start seeing the term “rock star” thrown around online in relation to writers. Clients advertise wanting a “rock star writer.” Some bloggers call themselves “rock star bloggers.” Just look through the archive of your favorite writing site (other than this one, of course), and you’ll probably find at least one reference to “learning to be a rock star.” But you know, I’ve read some bad things about that term too.



Why You Need an Office

Mar 15th, 2010 | By Allison | Category: Featured, Working at Home

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