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“My friend stole my business” and other freelance horror stories

Running your own business is scary enough, but there’s something about freelancing that can bring out the worst in people—from unpaid invoices to increased scope, and people who are just generally difficult to deal with. We asked our community to share with us their freelancing horror stories, and they definitely delivered. The bone-chilling stories told […]

The Best Time Tracking Apps for Freelancers

We’ll level with you—we totally understand the freelancer’s resistance to time tracking. After all, you didn’t make the jump into this lifestyle just to punch someone else’s clock.

Why freelancers need to create an environment of transparency, and not just around pay

“I once shared information with a freelancer group about a company who routinely paid my invoices late,” she recalls. “They found out and ghosted me out of the blue, which put a big dent in my earnings that year. But I’m glad I did it, because other freelancers wouldn’t have known to avoid working with them.” Let’s all try to be a bit more like Jessica

How to detach your self-worth from your work

When you wear every hat needed for your business to succeed, it’s difficult to let your head get a rest. This is only made worse if you are defined by your KPI’s. So how do you keep your work and your self-worth separate?

How to Switch Off

When you’re a freelancer, that means you can literally aspend all of your time working. How do you avoid that?

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