DIY Freelancing: What Website?

So you’re a broke freelancer, trying to keep costs down until the next big thing comes along (or the first big thing!). Or maybe you’re just starting out, fresh from college. Either way, you don’t have too much money to put into the business right now. Hire a graphic designer? Read more…

Finding Your Purpose As a Freelancer

“My purpose is to   (action verb)   others to   (something really awesome)  , and I do that through    (my art)  !” Finding your purpose, as an entrepreneur is the greatest thing you can do for your career. It will drive everything you do, every client you work with, and every goal you work towards. As Read more…

5 Downsides to Freelancing from Home

Sure, I’ve moved back to my parents’ house because I can’t afford rent. Sure, I took the summer off to build my career and work on my resume. …But does being a recently-graduated (and broke) freelancer make me a freeloader? Although I want to answer that with a loud “No!”, Read more…

Writing = Passion or Profit?

I went to Chicagoland’s annual Self-Employment in the Arts Conference (SEA) for some much-needed direction and it really got me thinking! Aside from all the rich, successful presenters giving us starving artists hope for a brighter future, there was a lot to learn about starting our own businesses, self-promotion and Read more…