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How to Avoid Burnouts

It has happened to all freelancers at some point. We take on all of the jobs we can get, thankful for receiving work, but suddenly we cannot get anything done. Even with endless lists of jobs waiting, freelancers can reach the point where even completing one contract seems slow and painful. This is what we call burnout...

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The Top 5 Things Freelancers Wish Clients Knew

Henry Winkler – an award-winning producer and director once said, “Assumptions are the termites of relationships”. This statement couldn’t be nearer to the truth as it concerns clients and freelancers. Sadly, the conveyor belt for these assumptions is miscommunication – both of things said, and things unsaid. The after...

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How to Tackle Writer’s Block

Just when you’re racking your brains for the perfect story or you’re trying to come up with words for your essay, you come up blank. That's happened before and it’s an all too common problem. Writer’s block – the bane of every freelance writer’s existence...

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The Struggle is Real: Finding the Motivation as a Freelancer to Stay Busy when You Are Not

Finding the motivation to work when business is slow is difficult enough in a traditional office setting, but for freelancers the challenge is mighty. In an office, you have bosses, coworkers and the prison cell of your cubicle to help keep you on task. Even then, the call of the World Wide Web can lead even the hardest worker astray. Pair that with the sofa, television, bed, bathtub, and freedom of no boss breathing down your neck and you have the life of a freelancer.While the benefits are many, staying motivated and focused during lulls, and even during busy times is the downfall of many a freelancer. So how does one stay motivated during times when you have no new...

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