When Good Clients Go Bad

Remember when I said I felt bad about billing my client such a lofty amount? Well, as it turns out things only went from bad to worse. Let me rewind a bit to before I sent the invoice…I hadn’t heard from them in a few days so I asked if they still needed me and…

Invoice Anxiety

Today, the feeling of being a newbie to freelancing all came flooding back. It washed over me like a tidal wave of anxiety. I remember sending my first invoice. It was terribly scary because you really aren’t sure what you skills are worth at that point. In my last post, I talked about raising your…

I Raised My Rates and This is What Happened

I recently discovered a site called PeoplePerHour. It is a site where you can buy and sell freelance work similar to UpWork or Guru. I posted a few ads and had a little luck here and there, mostly through referrals. On the site, you have the option to “feature” your profile. I was thinking about…

One Big Reason You’re Not Reaching Your Goals

Do you make grand elaborate plans then forget about them? We all do it. We think of this spectacular thing we want to do, then we fail to follow through. This is what separates the “wants” from the “wills”. Setting goals isn’t useful unless you actually put in the work.   No. I didn’t say…

Goal Setting for 2017

It is the dawn of a new year and like millions of other people, I’m setting goals. Not just any goals though, SMART goals. What is a SMART goal? This is my definition:   S-Specific- You need to clearly define what it is you plan to accomplish. I want to lose 20 lbs by May…