Being self-employed is the dream of many people. However, it is far more difficult in many ways. One of these is choosing the hours you work. All too often I come across those who failed working from home simply because they couldn’t keep a profitable schedule. Let’s dive into what you can do to change that.
Being self-employed is far different than having a traditional career. Unlike a regular nine-to-five job, it’s often more difficult to see the merits of your work. For example, those who work at a business are more actively looking at ways to climb the corporate ladder. How does a freelancer know he or she is heading in the right direction?
For the most part, clients simply want good quality work for the amount of money they pay. Unfortunately, there are some out there in the world who purposely prey on freelancers to get even more. I’ve dealt with a few bad apples in my day, and shady clients are part of why so many people are struggling. So, what can you do to avoid being a victim?
As a freelance ghostwriter, you’ll undoubtedly come across clients who will want more work done without adding pay. Some will add a few extra steps here and there, which may not seem all that grandiose. Next thing you know, your workload is double. So, what can you do if clients increase work but do not add anything to what you’re earning?
I am a freelance ghostwriter. Lately, I’ve been putting in a bit of effort to test my ability as a novelist. For the most part, I complete writing assignments for clients ranging from animals to travel. However, it’s not like I started out as some prodigy. It took a great deal of time and effort to build myself up to the success I am now. So, how did I start my writing career?