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Freelancing Frenzied: 3 Ways to Handle Scheduling Conflicts

If you’re like me, there are times when your work schedule becomes overwhelming with your social schedule. Maybe you have an unexpected emergency that takes you away, or perhaps it’s unexpected visitors in town at the peak of your busy day. Whatever the issue is, you still have to make time for work. What should

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When It Rains, It Pours: Busy Times in Freelancing

It’s been a while since I’ve written a post, but that brings up exactly what we need to talk about today: Being overwhelmed with work. In the month of December, I worked every day. Not every weekday: EVERY day. As a freelancer, this is something you get to do and explore, but what I discovered

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How do you handle sickness when freelancing?

This is a very now-inspired post for me. I’ve recently had surgery, which in itself isn’t a massive deal, but the problem with being a freelancer is the impact it has on my work. A good plan for anyone who freelances is to have a so-called “emergency” fund of some kind for when accidents/surgeries/emergencies come

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3 Tips for Finding Your Freelancing Niche

There are many different kinds of jobs out there, from writing to creating graphic designs. Finding your niche might seem complicated, especially if you are good at more than one thing. How can you find your freelancing niche? You can read a book like this: Mega Profitable Niches for Your Online Business: 10 Powerful Niche

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Don’t Keep Those Eggs in One Basket

Hi, everyone! Today is the last of my days “off” and it’s time to prepare for the next week of work. What’s on my freelancer agenda? An interview for a higher teaching position at VIPKID Planning posts for this blog Working on my books (I have two, one about freelancing (coming soon) and one that

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What Does a Freelancer’s Day Look Like?

For many people, freelancing and its meaning differs. For some, working from home on a defined schedule is freelancing. For others, having one-off projects come along is freelance work. Since there is such a variance in how people approach freelancing, it’s not possible to know exactly what every freelancer’s day is like. I can tell

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TESOL: An online opportunity with VIPKID

When I returned from my home in England and came back to the states, I quickly discovered that I was barely earning enough to support myself, to pay taxes, and to enjoy my normal daily life. In England, I was married, so there were two of us to support the things we wanted to do.

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