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The School For Freelancers blog is dedicated to bringing you and the freelancing community tips, tricks, guides, and insights to help you learn about the ins and outs of a freelance career. It is our hope that we can save you time, money, effort, and energy by teaching you how to best manage your freelance career so you can spend less time cleaning up after making mistakes and more time focusing on your craft. We are continuing to update our content and we are building a strong resource for you, but if there is anything you would like us to cover that we have not, feel free to contact us.
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Time Management Tips For Freelancers

Do you feel like there are never enough hours in the day, but at the same time realize that so many hours just seem to disappear and you look back and realize how little you got done? As a freelancer time management is not just about managing

Why Deep Work Is A Critical Skill You Need

Deep Work - The Book You Can't Ignore I have read Deep Work by Cal Newport twice now and I will most certainly read it again within the year. I can honestly count on two hands how many books have changed my life for the better

Getting Referrals as a Freelancer

In 2020, 59 million Americans freelanced for work! Freelancing can give you a sense of freedom, especially since you're your own boss. So it's no wonder why so many Americans are trading in their 9-to-5 hats for freelancing ones. However, one area of concern is how to

How to Keep Your Freelance Clients: 7 Tips for Freelancers

Did you know that 35% of the global workforce is made up of freelancers? If you ask us, that's a whole lot of workforce proving that freelancing can be rewarding. It really doesn't matter what type of freelancer you are, from graphic design to photography to copywriting and just

How to Get Freelance Clients When You Are an Introvert

25%-40% of people classify themselves as introverts. If you're looking into becoming a freelancer one thing you're going to need to know about is how to get freelance clients. Without clients, you won't have the funds you need to do things like pay for health insurance for freelancers.

Is Freelance Data Entry Right for You?

Nearly a third of all Americans are freelancers, and that number only continues to rise as more and more people want to take ownership of their careers. Perhaps you're one of the people considering the leap from a traditional job to self-employment. If so, you may have come

How to Become a Freelance Copywriter

If you are like many people in the work force today, you dream of being your own boss, making your own hours and bringing in a profitable income to boot. According to Statista, there were 59 million people doing freelance work in 2020. Those numbers have sharply

Top 5 CRMs for Freelancers to Consider Using

Are you looking for a better way to manage your customer base? If so, then using CRM software is the answer. Customer relationship management software (CRM) is a technology to help report, analyze, and manage interactions between a company and its users. By using it, it's far

Do I Need an LLC to Freelance?

Amid turbulence in the year 2020, the freelance worker population grew 22 percent over the prior year. Freelancing presents great opportunities for increased earning potential. The appeal of a freelance career has given hope to working adults. Recent college graduates also turned to freelance to survive struggling economic times.

A Guide to Start Your Copywriter Side Hustle

Are you hoping to begin a side hustle as a copywriter but aren't sure how to get started? Copywriting is the perfect side hustle for many reasons. Not only can it pay well, but you can work as a freelance copywriter from anywhere in the world as long

Freelance Side Hustle Guide for College Students

Did you know that in 29, 69% of college students took out loans? Additionally, did you know that the average college student graduates with $29,000 worth of debt? It's no secret that attending college is expensive and that most college students are on a tight budget. However, you don't

How to Get Freelance Writing Jobs With No Experience

Freelancers make up more than 30 percent of the total workforce today. Thanks to COVID-19 and the move towards work-from-home as the norm, that percentage is likely to continue to grow in the coming years. The benefits of freelancing are clear. But landing your first freelance writing job can

How To Freelance With No Skills Easily

With roughly fifty-seven million people and counting choosing to freelance, it's safe to say that this is the new normal. Freelancing can either be done as your main hustle or as a side gig and it's certainly an avenue that can prove to be lucrative when done the right

Upwork vs. Toptal

Are you looking to get into the exciting world of freelancing or just want to further your career as a freelancer? Have you wondered about Upwork vs. Toptal?I do want to preface this post with a note on where we here at School For Freelancers stand on platforms

3 Tips for Saving for Retirement as a Freelancer

In light of recent events, insert COVID-19, freelance work has seen a 41% increase over the past year. The surge of people interested in freelance leaves many wondering what being in control of their future really looks like. Things like healthcare and retirement are directly in your hands when you work