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.

  • What Are the Benefits of Online Learning?

    What Are the Benefits of Online Learning?

    Oct 12, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    Online learning, also called elearning, is a type of distance learning that takes place over the internet.  In the last few years, the options for learning online have grown to include courses, webinars, and virtual training on just about any subject from proofreading and editing to embroidery. In this post, we look at seven benefits […]

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  • What is a Digital Nomad? (And How to Become One)

    What is a Digital Nomad? (And How to Become One)

    Oct 07, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    One of the many benefits of freelancing is being able to work from anywhere. Some people take this a step further by becoming digital nomads: freelancers who travel while they work. Read on to learn more about the digital nomad lifestyle and how you can become one yourself. Digital Nomads Defined If you’ve ever wished […]

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How to Take Effective Breaks (And Maximize Your Productivity)

  • 10 Evening Routines to Set You Up for Success

    Sep 24, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    Good evening routines are just as important as good morning routines. It can help you unwind from work, sleep better, and set you up for success the following day. In this post, we’re sharing some tips to help you perfect your evening routine, whether you’ve got a day of freelancing or some well-earned time off […]

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  • How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome as a Freelancer

    Sep 23, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    Freelance proofreading and editing are great options for those seeking a flexible and freeing career, but it’s easy to start doubting yourself and your skills without the support a regular job provides. This makes freelancers particularly susceptible to imposter syndrome. In this post, we’ll talk about what imposter syndrome is, how it might affect you […]

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  • 5 Morning Routines to Boost Your Productivity

    Sep 17, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    Mornings are hard. Your morning routines (or lack thereof) can set the tone for your entire day, so it’s important to find a consistent set of activities to bring structure to those early hours. Having a morning routine leads to a multitude of benefits, such as reducing stress, boosting energy, and increasing productivity throughout the […]

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  • 5 Tips for Writing Better To-Do Lists

    Sep 16, 2022

    • Freelance Software and Tools
    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    To-do lists can be a great organization and scheduling tool for freelance proofreaders and editors. But sometimes, the familiar to-do list can work against us; after all, what’s more overwhelming than a never-ending list of tasks and looming deadlines? That’s why, in this post, we’ll share our top five tips to make sure your to-do […]

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  • 7 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Screen Time

    Aug 30, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Lifestyle Tips

    If you feel that your screen time is getting out of hand, you’re not alone. In this modern world, technology is a big (and often essential) part of daily life, especially for freelancers. Despite the many benefits of technology, like the internet and social media, it can also negatively impact your mental and physical health. […]

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  • A Guide to Continuing Professional Development for Freelancers

    Aug 13, 2022

    • Freelance Tips
    • Skills and Experience

    As a freelance proofreader or editor, taking part in continuing professional development will help you gain and maintain the skills you need to thrive. But working on your own can make this difficult, as you won’t have company training resources. Luckily, there are ways to take your professional development into your own hands. In this […]

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  • 7 Cybersecurity Tips for Freelancers

    7 Cybersecurity Tips for Freelancers

    Aug 06, 2022

    • Freelance Tips

    If you’re a freelance proofreader or editor, it’s important to be prepared for cybersecurity risks. Protecting yourself, your business, and your online data is more urgent now than ever, as 43% of all cyberattacks occur against small businesses and freelancers. But many freelancers don’t know where to start. That’s why we’ve compiled these seven cybersecurity […]

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  • What Are the Different Types of Proofreading?

    What Are the Different Types of Proofreading?

    Jul 29, 2022

    • Clients
    • Freelance Tips
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    When working as a freelance proofreader, you’ll encounter various documents from all sorts of clients. However, while each document poses its own challenges, there are perhaps four major types of proofreading that will make up your day-to-day workload: In this post, we’ll look at what each of the above typically involves. Academic and Student Writing […]

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