Posts Categorized: Freelance

Why Your Day Job Is Your Secret Side Hustle Advantage

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  So, I’m coming out. My side hustle is going to stay a side hustle.  And I like it that way. I work in Quality Control for a large healthcare and diagnostics company with a heavy focus on women’s health. Close to 80% of the U.S. blood supply is tested using my company’s technologies. In… Read more

5 Ways to Instantly Stand Out Above Other Freelancers

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  Through my experiences working in the corporate world, I realized something incredible. That 80% of people in the professional world are either incompetent or lazy. 80% of people are just plain unreliable when it comes to getting things done. When I started freelancing, I realized the exact same thing. The vast majority of freelancers… Read more

31 Great Tools That Every Freelance Writer Should Try

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The struggles of being a freelance writer are real. Outside the confines of an office job, they are left to their own devices. While it is this very freedom and flexibly that lead many to take on the lifestyle of a freelance writer, the daily pressures of being your own boss can require a hefty… Read more

How I Made $100k Freelancing Part-Time with $5 Services

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How I knew it was time to change… Not long after I started freelancing, the inconsistency was draining me, to say the least. The honeymoon phase was over and my normal mantra of “work harder” wasn’t getting me anywhere. I started freelancing to “work for myself,” but I now felt more trapped by my job… Read more

From WTF?! to Freelancer in 7 Easy Tips

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Freelancing can be intimidating. The landscape is broad and as a result, it can be difficult to find your niche within it. On one end, there are full-time freelancing gurus like Ramit Sethi. They’ve hustled to a point where they can command rates that sound like a startup’s earnings report. Conversely, there are people who… Read more

3 Business Lessons A Fat Guy Learned At Yoga

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  I’m probably not your typical yogi. My chair pose looks a little bit like walrus pose and if I fold down enough, breathing takes an awful amount of work. And yet, through the first 20 days of January, I’ve been to 12 yoga classes. It’s been a lot of work; mental, physical (and scheduling… Read more

Your $10,000 Product File…(Hint: You Already Have It)

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You have an information product that people want, you just need to find it, package it and sell it. Trust me, it’s easier than you think. For example, what do your friends or family tell you’re good at? What challenges have you faced and conquered? Over time have you learned new skills? These are all… Read more

How To Accomplish Almost Anything In 24 Hours

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As a work-at-home Mom, I have mastered the art of finishing things very quickly. But, despite the fact that tasks have to be completed in a short amount of time, my chosen professions require that I am very detail-oriented and error-free with my results. I am meticulous and calculated in every minute of my day…. Read more

The One Thing You Need to Land a Creative Job

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Doing this one thing will absolutely make me hire you. I’ve been on both sides of the hiring table for creative roles, and I can’t say I’ve ever met somebody that enjoyed the interview process. There’s a ton of reasons why the process makes everyone involved uncomfortable: it involves judgement, the stakes are high, and… Read more