How to hire an accountant for your freelance business

Stressing out about how to hire an accountant to prepare your income tax return? You’re not alone. When I started freelancing, finding an accountant was one of my biggest challenges, so I wanted to share my own experience in hiring one. I’ll begin with some preliminary questions that stumped me when I started freelancing. 1. […]

How to get the Berlin freelance visa

Since taking the leap to begin my freelancing journey overseas, I’m often asked why I chose Berlin as my new home. The answer is simple: the Berlin freelance visa. Of course, it’s not the only reason to move to Berlin. The city also has an exciting and growing startup scene, a vibrant art and music […]

10 tools to help you plan for an incredible 2017

As a solopreneur, part-time freelancer, or full-time remote worker, you depend on the best tools to keep you and your work thriving and organized. With 2017 quickly approaching, it’s time to start making the cliche (but necessary) goal list for this upcoming year. Accompanying the goal list should be tactics on how you can achieve […]

How to improve your freelance client onboarding process

One of the more tedious tasks of being a freelancer is onboarding new clients. And since freelancers have an ebb and flow of incoming and outgoing work, this means we can constantly find ourselves onboarding (and offboarding!) new clients. Some clients can be working with freelancers for the first time, and some clients can have their […]

How and when to fire your problem client

As a freelancer, you’re going to have great and not so great clients throughout your career. It’s just the nature of the game. A client becoming a “problem” isn’t always a reflection on them or even the company. Sometimes a problem client is a result of a miscommunication or misalignment of goals. Other times, it’s a matter […]