The top 10 freelance trends of 2017

It’s tough to believe that 2016 is already coming to a close. It’s been a whirlwind of a year, but a solid one for the freelance community. There are more resources, earning potential and job opportunities available than ever. Thank you, internet. It’s an exciting time to be a freelancer. Now representing 35% of the […]

How to break out of the one-person freelance show

As a freelancer, you know that with the benefits of independent work, come unique challenges. With freedom, flexibility and creative autonomy come feelings of loneliness, anxiety and isolation. You’re not alone. When interviewing indie workers for the Freedom Creators publication, these were the most commonly listed challenges they’ve faced. But what many freelancers don’t realize […]

How to have more fun freelancing

Freelancing can be a ton of fun. But so often, when launching your freelance career, it’s common to get overwhelmed with the administrative work needed to build your own business. You become so concerned with finding new clients, meeting deadlines, invoicing, tracking time, etc. that it becomes easy to lose sight of why you took […]

How to make more money as a freelancer

Everyone talks about the feast or famine dilemma of freelancing. The concept is that you either have more work than you know what to do with, or you’re struggling to find clients. In fact, Freelancers Union’s “53 million” report found that finding work and income stability are the top barriers to doing more freelancing work. Conversely, earning extra […]

15 creatives you should follow on Instagram Stories

With our shortening attention spans, it can be tough to find the daily dose of inspiration, tips or tactics from fellow creatives that we crave. Fortunately, many leverage visual platforms like YouTube, Vine, Snapchat and Instagram to share their stories in short-form formats. And now there’s another visual story-telling channel on the scene: Instagram Stories. […]