Tag: English

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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How Do You Explain Freelancing to Your Family?

Freelancing is one of those things that can quickly make it sound like you’re being lazy. Sometimes, people who say they’re freelancers aren’t actively looking for work or “freelance” as a kind of hobby. This does a disservice to those of us who do work from home as a career. If you’re someone looking to

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4 Freelancing Myths That Need to Be Debunked

There are plenty of myths about freelancing. Anyone who has ever held a freelance position can name them off by the droves. You might be someone who believes one of these myths without even realizing it. The sad truth about freelancing myths is that they harm the freelancing community and can cause tension in families

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How Much Should I Charge for My Art?

Freelance art is a difficult field in many ways. It’s hard to value artwork, because unless you’re already very popular, there isn’t necessarily a demand for what you do. So, how can you put a value on your work? How can you make sure you make a profit? The first thing to remember is that

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3 Exciting Freelance Writing Opportunities

Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or want to work from home for other reasons, freelancing is a great opportunity. Today, let’s talk about a few different websites you can use to get started as a writer online. These are just a few of the sites I’m familiar with. Many require that you pass tests and

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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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