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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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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 feel impossible

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 way. As

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 as a

5 Freelance Writing Jobs For Beginners

What's better than making money from the comfort of your own home and on your own schedule? Nothing, really! Freelance jobs have become highly regarded and soared in popularity over the past year. Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck America, 36 percent of workers reported that they are now full-time freelancers.

Upwork vs. Fiverr

Freelancing is on the rise with over 50 million active freelancers in the U.S. alone. With remote work becoming more popular in 2020, there's no better time than now to become a freelancer. But where do you start? Where can you find reliable work?I do want to preface

The Top 5 Freelance Jobs for New Moms

More and more new moms are turning to freelance work rather than going back to full-time work outside of the home. Freelance jobs for moms make it possible to juggle family and financial needs. If you are thinking about taking a remote freelancing gig, there are several

Freelancing Opportunities for Kids

36% of the workforce is made up of freelancers and this number is increasing by the day. A small percentage of that increase is kids that are choosing to freelance to make a little extra cash. This is pretty awesome, as the sooner they get started the

How Does Upwork Pay Freelancers?

Gig workers and freelancers earned $1.6 trillion in the United States in 2020. There are dozens of platforms that freelancers and their clients use to conduct all of this business, and Upwork is one of the largest. When you choose to freelance through a third-party app, getting

Upwork vs. Freelancer: What’s the Difference?

Do you daydream about being your own boss? Are you interested in putting your skills to use in the freelance market? We bet you've heard about various freelance job sites, but you aren't sure where you should start. There are so many of these platforms to choose

7 of the Best Freelance Writing Sites

Life as a freelance writer can be very rewarding. You get to make your own schedule and only take jobs that appeal to you. Finding work as a freelance writer is not for the faint of heart, however. It takes a lot of time and effort to find paying

How to Make Money Freelancing With These Tips

Many people would love to leave their current job and work as a freelancer. Unfortunately, because they are used to working in stable employment, there can be a fear of the unknown. However, when you understand how to be successful as a self-employed contractor, you open up a

5 Fun Freelance Jobs for Teens to Make Extra Cash

Almost one-third of the United States contributes to the economy with freelance work. Proving there are plenty of other ways to make money and avoid the tiresome job of working in an office. This fact is especially true for teens who may have a tough time finding a

Top 5 Best Invoicing Apps for Freelancers You Have to Know

Things are different now that you are working for yourself. You don’t have a management team to organize your work anymore. If you don’t get this right you will fail and you will be left struggling. But, don’t worry! There are plenty of resources to help you.