WordRates & Pressland: Find Out How Much Different Publications Pay Freelance Writers

Wordrates & Pressland
As any freelance writer or journalist will tell you, it’s tough to find out what different publications pay writers. Ensuring a magazine, website, or newspaper is paying fair rates--and paying writers what they’re worth--isn’t easy. But, thankfully, two new-ish websites called WordRates and Pressland...

Xero: Accounting Software For The Self-Employed

One of the toughest parts of self-employment is keeping track of bills, payments, invoicing and expenses. That's why we're so happy Xero exists. Xero is, by our estimation, an amazing way to handle accounting and bookkeeping for your self-employed business. Almost Millions suggests that you work...

Freelancers: Don’t Forget Your Project’s Value To The Client

Freelance Project Planning
I had an interesting conversation with a fellow self-employed type the other day. As so many other 1099 talks do, the chat turned to how much we charge for projects. My friend had a very common problem--he was trying to figure out a fair price...

The Economics Of YouTube Stardom

There’s something you might know about YouTube stardom: Most YouTube stars make very little money. I just read an interesting story from Fusion’s Gaby Dunn, who digged deep into the economics of being a YouTube superstar. Here’s what you need to know: YouTube superstardom doesn’t...

Fiverr Algorithm Changes: What To Know

Fiverr, the popular freelance services marketplace, is changing its algorithm. The company is tweaking their search placement algorithm over the next few months--which means changes for Fiverr’s buyers and sellers. Fiverr Algorithm Changes: What’s Happening According to a Fiverr forum post, testing is taking place to...

Seasonal Stress: Managing Boom And Bust Cycles For Freelancers

In a perfect world, freelancers would have steady work from grateful clients. There would never be too little work to make ends meet, and there would never be too much work to humanly handle. Surprise! We don’t live in a perfect world. Freelancing is notorious for...

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