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Burnt Out Working? Try These 9 Unusual Freelancing Jobs

Add a little spice to your freelancing life by alternating the kinds of jobs you do. Freelancers often talk about having many eggs in their baskets, but I also believe it’s important to carry veggies, fruits and meats in my basket. What I mean by that is that you need to be able to work

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Freelancing Myths: You Have So Much Free Time!

I struggle with this myth as a freelancer so much! When someone is a freelancer, it somehow makes others think that they have lots of free time. Of course, to a degree, I do. I work smarter, not longer, so to speak. The thing is, you still have to work. Even if you do only

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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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5 Tips for Managing Burnout While Freelancing

It can be tempting to stop working completely when you’re burnt out, especially when you’re not on a normal 9-to-5 schedule. It’s easy to turn down new work or to rely on savings, giving yourself breaks when you realistically should be working. It’s also easy to put off work and to procrastinate until the last

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Creating a Budget Friendly Outfit for a Freelance Interview or Meeting

It’s fair to say that many freelancers don’t have to wear business clothing. In my case, I have a single orange shirt that I must wear for my classes, but other than that, what I wear is up to me. So, what should I do if I have an interview? Should I spend a large

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Lost a freelancing client? Here’s how to rebound quickly

Every freelancer has had one: the bad day that just keeps giving. Mine came last year and was particularly nasty. I had just moved to Kentucky, bought a car and had to live on my own for the first time in five or six years. I had no backup, so if something went wrong, I

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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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3 Ways to Recognize a Freelancing Scam

We’ve all seen them. They’re the people who claim you can make $3,000 this week if you just follow one secret step. Isn’t that convenient? Isn’t it amazing how you only have to pay $25 to learn enough to set your finances straight in less than 24 hours? Stop. There is absolutely no way that

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Help! I Want to Be a Face Painter!

So, I am back again to talk to you about another freelancing opportunity that you can start from the comfort of your home. It’s face painting! I’ve been a professional face painter for around 7 years. It’s an easy way to make an income, especially during the summer months. What do you need to know

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