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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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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.

The Best Online Tools For Freelancers

The best online tools for freelancers need not be robust and complicated, they just need to work. After spending years as a freelancer working with various apps and online tools I keep coming back to the foundational ones that keep my business running day in and day

5 Productivity Hacks For Freelancers

Being productive with your time is one of the best ways to ensure that your freelancing career is going to be sustainable. If you want to make the absolute most out of your time it is going to take discipline, practice, and a few of the tips

How To Find Work As A Freelancer

You are reading part "5" in a 5 part series called the Freelancers Blueprint. If you have not already read the preceding posts, we recommend doing so for context. You can read the first post on Deciding to Become A Freelancer here. You can also download a

Upskilling And Expanding Your Freelancer Knowledge

You are reading part "4" in a 5 part series called the Freelancers Blueprint. If you have not already read the preceding posts, we recommend doing so for context. You can read the first post on Deciding to Become A Freelancer here. You can also download a

How To Choose A Freelance Career

You are reading part “3” in a 5 part series called the Freelancers Blueprint. If you have not already read the preceding posts, we recommend doing so for context. You can read the first post on Deciding to Become A Freelancer here. You can also download a free

Developing The Right Attitude For Freelancing

You are reading part "2" in a 5 part series called the Freelancers Blueprint. If you have not already read the preceding posts, we recommend doing so for context. You can read the first post on Deciding to Become A Freelancer here. You can also download a