A No-Frills Guide to Starting Your Freelance Career

Four years ago, I was sitting at my desk, trying to figure out exactly what I didn’t know about having a writing...

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How I Redefined Career Success as a Freelancer

“It would be a full-time job in the office.” These were the words I had been waiting years to hear, and yet...

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5 Tips for Dealing With Impostor Syndrome

When I started at XO Group, I had just left my career in investment banking. I would often tell others how “lucky”...

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8 Ways to Improve Your Professional Writing Skills

Even if “writer” isn’t mentioned anywhere in your job description, the ability to write well can be a big boost to your...

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Create the Perfect Home Office in Five Easy Steps

A healthy work-life balance is a laudable goal that most people aspire to. In fact, a flexible schedule has become one of...

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The Career Mistake That Still Haunts Me

When I was new to the world of freelancing, it seemed like a feat to simply have my name appear as a...

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“I Had Three Jobs in Three Years”

In college, life after graduation seems like a dream — no homework, studying for finals, or late night cram sessions. It’s the...

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I Make $6,000 a Month Freelancing

When I say I’m a freelancer, people tend to think that I only work when I feel like it or that I...

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What You Should Know About Changing Careers in Your Forties

You may not have had much life experience in your twenties, but you didn’t have a huge mortgage payment or the kids’...

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8 Networking Strategies You Haven’t Thought of Yet

You know the drill: Reach out to a friend of a friend, compliment her career, ask her for a coffee date, and...

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5 Ways to Earn More Money Freelancing

Ask any freelancer if she’d like to earn more money, and I’d bet her answer will be something along the lines of,...

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