Freelance Tips

You might be new to freelance work, or maybe you’re an old hand. Either way, it’s always good to know there are others out there sharing your experience. Our blogs are written by experts who love to share their hints and hacks on making the most of a freelance career, getting the work-life balance right, and taking care of yourself, mentally and physically.

  • 3 Communication Skills Every Freelancer Needs

    3 Communication Skills Every Freelancer Needs

    Nov 20, 2022

    • Clients
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    If you want to jump into freelancing, you’ll need to learn the best ways to communicate with your clients, especially in the digital age. In this post, we’ll look at the four types of communication and some skills every freelancer needs to be a successful communicator. Types of Communication There are four types of communication: […]

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  • Why Proofreading Is the Best Job for Seniors 

    Why Proofreading Is the Best Job for Seniors 

    Nov 18, 2022

    • Freelance Tips

    If you’re recently retired and looking for a fun and interesting challenge in this next stage of your life, consider training as a freelance proofreader. Proofreading is a great option for retirees who have left the full-time workforce but still want to engage their minds and earn additional income. A freelance proofreading career offers: 1. […]

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How to Pick a Niche as a Freelance Proofreader or Editor

  • Why Proofreading Is One of the Best Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms

    Nov 12, 2022

    • Freelance Tips

    If you’re a stay-at-home mom who’s looking to rejoin the workforce, consider a new career as a freelance proofreader. It can be hard to jump back into working outside the home, especially if you’ve been out of the workforce for a while.  Proofreading is a great option for parents because it allows you to balance […]

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  • 7 Essential Skills for Proofreading and Editing

    Nov 11, 2022

    • Editing Tips
    • Freelance Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    While you don’t need a specific degree to launch a successful proofreading and editing business, you do need certain skills. And although many freelancers offer both proofreading and editing, those two things are very distinct services that require different skill sets.  However, they share many of the same essentials, and if you’re motivated to learn, […]

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  • 7 of the Best Podcasts About Language

    Nov 07, 2022

    • Editing Tips
    • Freelance Resources
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    Podcasts are more popular now than ever before, with a podcast on every topic from paranormal investigations to ancient history. They can be an inspiring educational or proofreading tool as well as a way to make learning more fun. You can even listen to a podcast while doing work and household chores, making them great […]

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  • How to Create an Eco-Friendly Home Office

    Nov 05, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    Being able to work from home is one of the many benefits of being a freelancer. And since working from home reduces your travel emissions and energy usage, it’s also a more eco-friendly way to work. But there are ways you can minimize your career’s impact on the environment even further. In this blog post, […]

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  • How to Find Work with Self-Published Authors

    Nov 04, 2022

    • Clients
    • Creative Writing
    • Freelance Tips

    Many authors are now choosing to self-publish so they can craft their work without having to consider the limitations of publishers. But authors who go this route still need a crucial element to bring their masterpiece to completion – a qualified editor.  Working as an editor for self-published authors offers many advantages, such as being […]

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  • 5 Reasons Proofreading Is a Great Second Job

    Nov 02, 2022

    • Freelance Tips

    If you have a job but have been searching for a way to supplement your income from home, proofreading may be the answer. As a second job, proofreading checks a lot of boxes: it’s flexible, has low start-up costs, and you can do it remotely from anywhere in the world. And, depending on your career […]

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  • 7 Tips for Effective Video Calls with Clients

    7 Tips for Effective Video Calls with Clients

    Oct 26, 2022

    • Business Tips
    • Clients
    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    Freelancers often work remotely, meaning you may end up having a lot of video calls with clients. In this post, we’ll share some tips for video call etiquette that’ll ensure you look and sound your best every time. 1. Dress Professionally It can be tempting to dress casually when working from home. But remember, the […]

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  • 7 Tips for Effective Online Learning

    7 Tips for Effective Online Learning

    Oct 19, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    From saving you money to freeing up your schedule, online learning has many benefits. This makes it a great option for working professionals or anyone else who needs a more flexible way to study. Just like any other learning method, though, you’ll need to put in some work to make sure you get the most […]

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