For Exposure: The Best Freelancer Twitter Account Ever

For Exposure Twitter
Every freelancer has stories about clients who want them to work for free. But one freelancer decided to turn those stories into a Twitter account. For Exposure is a Twitter feed run by Ryan Estrada, a South Korea-based artist. The idea behind For Exposure is...

Freelancer App Hello Bonsai No Longer Free

Hello Bonsai, a popular freelancer contract-creating and proposal-generating app, is raising their prices and phasing out their free offering. Starting on July 5, 2017, Bonsai will no longer be free to use. Instead of their current offering, which lets users send out contracts for free...

Google Primer: Free Digital Marketing Lessons

Google (yes, that Google) has quietly put together one of the best small business resources out there... and it's perfect for freelancers and the self-employed. Google Primer is an Android and iOS app that offers up quick business and marketing lessons on your smartphone. The...

How To Deal With Flaky Clients

If you work for yourself, odds are you've had a flaky client. You know what these clients are like. They don't answer emails or phone calls on time. They're distracted when you finally talk to them. They want you to do work that isn't...

Reddit For Freelancers & Small Businesses: A Guide

Reddit is one of the internet’s most popular destinations, and with good reason. The news aggregation, content sharing, and message board site has millions of daily users discussing everything from science to cool pictures. It’s also one of the best resources around if you’re a...

Freelancer Negotiation Skills (And Self-Employed Too)

There’s something funny about self-employment for a lot of folks who have multiple clients: Despite the fact that they’re good at what they do, they’re uncomfortable negotiating rates and contracts. Freelancer negotiation skills aren’t something that pop out of the ether like a magical...