Many freelancers love recommending colleagues for freelancing project, and can sometimes receive a referral fee as a result. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with those types of referrals – they are an easy and low-maintenance way to get some extra cash. And as long as all sides profit and nobody is being treated unfairly, paid referrals can be...
Often times, when people consider making the move to freelancing, one of the first lines of inquiry is whether they'd make more or less working on their own than in a typical 9-to-5 full-time job. So do freelancers make more money than regular employees?
Whether you’re a freelancing guru or someone who has just started out on their own, the one thing you’ll need to keep in mind as you manage finances is a bank account. What, where, and how? We’ve got you covered! Read on to find out more about banking for freelancers!
Freelancing is mostly associated with active income – you get paid for the hours you put in or for a certain workload, ideally a finished project. However, there is another way to earn money as a freelancer - passive income.
What would a freelancer do without invoices? Absolutely nothing! Learning how to write a special invoice is a crucial skill for any freelancer. Not receiving the correct amount of payment or not receiving it on time is a problem many freelancers face. A good invoice is often the key to solving these problems.
It’s the bane of freelancing existence – getting paid late. At best, dealing with that wastes valuable time that could be spent working or enjoying your life. At worst, late payments mean that you’re unable to pay essential bills like your rent.
All freelancers (and anyone who has worked for a living, for that matter) have experienced the type of project that your client wants to be done yesterday. Can you relate?
Complications arising from payments (or lack thereof) are the most common problem that bog down members of the freelance community. Without an upfront payment strategy, a client could potentially leave you with a hand full of bills and no financial relief in sight. For this reason, it is critical that you establish a plan to secure payment upfront.
Net 30 can be the bane of a freelancer’s career. For some reason, it has become a commonplace for small businesses around the world, but how this affects freelancers?