Freelancers absolutely must be able to work anywhere. Everywhere. Anytime. It’s one of the reasons we’re freelance, right? Location is irrelevant to the service you can provide. As a project manager just outside of Sydney, I’ve been on 5-way Skype calls sitting in a carpark from my car. I’ve accessed client files while at the…

I accidentally fell into freelancing before I even knew that’s what it was called. It happened after the life-changing event that’s called ‘motherhood’. I was looking for something to keep my brain active while on maternity leave. I always loved to write and used to moan the lack of time and my partner goes, “Why…

It’s a pretty isolating gig being a freelancer. The water cooler conversations are few and far between given most days you’re in a home office space, where many freelance writers and other creatives tend to sit at a desk. Alone. Work does not come pouring through that laptop screen by osmosis, sad to say. Being…

When a client is making a decision about who to work with on a creative project, many things come into play. Such as: Portfolio of work on your website – Whether they like your style of work. Previous client list – Are they impressed with this? Personality – Whether they feel a connection with you…

Qwilr was built to combine the best of documents, with the best parts of the web. Today, the platform is being used by thousands of freelancers and creatives around the world — for quoting freelance work, developing proposals, creating resumes, and if you’d believe it, even writing fan-fiction. There is no limit to the way…

Disclosure: I am not a lawyer! The following post is a compilation of my own research, experience, and conversations with those who know a lot more about contract law than I do. There’s no easy way to say this, so I’m not going to be sugar-coating this blog post: you need to cover your ass…

Freelancing is great. It gives you freedom to work when and where you want, and can offer you that all elusive “balance” you have been looking for…however, it can eat up your life and your time too if you don’t set boundaries and stick to them. When I first started freelancing, my phone was by…