Take the Fear and Confusion Out of Freelance Expenses

As a freelance business owner, you take care of all out-of-pocket expenses in most cases. Sure, you can arrange contracts that request your clients cover expenses like research materials and even gas (if your client is local and requests in-person meetings), but a lot more goes into maintaining a freelance business. If you have a … Continue reading Take the Fear and Confusion Out of Freelance Expenses

How I Write and Edit Books for a Living: April 2018 Income Report

It's hard to find income reports from freelancers specializing in the book niche, especially ghostwriters. So, last year I started posting income reports in the hopes of providing some encouragement to those thinking of entering this field. It is, in fact, possible to feed and clothe yourself running your own book-focused business if you’re willing … Continue reading How I Write and Edit Books for a Living: April 2018 Income Report

How I Write and Edit Books for a Living: February 2018 Income Report

It's hard to find income reports from freelancers specializing in the book niche, especially ghostwriters. So, last year I started posting income reports in the hopes of providing some encouragement to those thinking of entering this field. It is, in fact, possible to feed and clothe yourself running your own book-focused business if you’re willing … Continue reading How I Write and Edit Books for a Living: February 2018 Income Report

The Sales Strategy that Keeps Your Client List Full

Freelancers quickly grow used to clients turning them down due to their rates. In the face of the "That's outside my budget" message, there are a few common reactions. More seasoned freelancers who are confident in their rates will often just move on; they can find work elsewhere. Newer freelancers often get roped into haggling. … Continue reading The Sales Strategy that Keeps Your Client List Full

Make Your Freelance Writing Proposals Stand Out

As with any independent contracting job, when you send out a project proposal to a potential new freelance writing client, you're probably up against a good amount of competition. That client has probably reached out to a few freelancers trying to weigh options, and if you are responding to a job board posting, there's a … Continue reading Make Your Freelance Writing Proposals Stand Out

How I Write and Edit Books for a Living: January 2018 Income Report

  It's hard to find income reports from freelancers specializing in the book niche, especially ghostwriters. So, last year I started posting income reports in the hopes of providing some encouragement to those thinking of entering this field. It is, in fact, possible to feed and clothe yourself running your own book-focused business if you’re … Continue reading How I Write and Edit Books for a Living: January 2018 Income Report