There are a lot of insurance types: liability, disability, and property to name just a few. As you start your freelance business, you want to follow all the rules. But what do you really need freelance insurance to cover yourself? Freelance insurance may make you feel more professional, but that doesn’t mean it’s something you […]
How Do I Advertise My Freelance Business?
Facebook and Instagram ads are all the rage. And there’s a reason for that: they can be incredibly effective. Having said that, it is not at all necessary for you to pay to advertise your freelance business. So if you’re not interested in social media ads, you’re off the hook! In fact, there are three […]
Overcome Imposter Syndrome as a Freelancer
It’s no secret that our brains try to protect us from harm when we’re striving beyond our comfort zones. Steven Pressfield calls it Resistance. And one way resistance shows up is by convincing us that we don’t actually know what we’re doing; that we’re an “imposter.” If that’s happened to you, you’re not alone (upwards […]
How Do I Legally Start a Freelance Business?
Note: We are not legal experts or tax preparation professionals, so always consult an accountant, tax prep professional, or attorney if you have concerns. This information is aimed at freelancers in the United States. If you want to legally start a freelance business in other locations, you may find this information useful for determining what […]
How Freelancers Manage Finances
If you hate math and all things numbers, congratulations for reading this post to begin with! Accounting is often a barrier for new business owners, and freelancers are no exception. But it’s still an important part of your new mindset as a CEO! Taking time to figure out how freelancers manage finances means setting yourself […]
How to Avoid a Major Freelance Tax Penalty
Whether we like it or not, now is the time when we need to be thinking about taxes. Unfortunately, many freelancers worry about a hefty bill. But paying taxes doesn’t have to turn into a nightmare. We want to offer you some tips to help you navigate and prepare for the process. Making Smart Decisions […]