Freelancing is on the rise - every day we hear about independent consultants, freelancers and people starting their own business. More than 60 million people in the US are now freelancing and we’ve seen a similar trend in Europe as well. But are freelancers happy?
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?
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.
Online courses: how many have you seen on the Internet? If you’re already running your own freelance business, you might be asking yourself whether investing the time and effort into building a course is really worth it. Is it?
Most self-employed freelancers identify as creatives of some sort - content writers, artists, designers, cartoonists, etc. By creating content and introducing new ideas, these creative freelancers share meaningful and/or inspiring experiences with their following, oftentimes for free.
Freelancers across the world, work with just one goal in mind – ‘to get paid’. In order to successfully do so, they have to pick the right option from several available payment methods. So what’s the best method to get paid as a freelancer?