I think I thought of the subject for this article about four months ago. Maybe more. And even while writing this right now (an hour away from being allowed to go home on a work day so slow that it’s hard to not nod off), I’m clicking through tabs instead of finishing the paragraph. I […]
So you’ve gone and broken your website, you need a new logo for your happenin’ start-up, or you’d like an objective eye to read over your latest alien zombie vampire dystopian rom-com screenplay. If this is you, you might want to hire a freelancer.
Ask A Contractor: Sandbox Mode
Hey readers, I didn’t have a question in the ask box, so I thought I’d turn this over to you.
Tell Someone “No,” Get Called a “Whore”
Last week, the scientist behind the great blog The Urban Scientist , DNLee, was approached by Biology Online for a once a month, unpaid writing gig. When she turned it down, the response from one of the site’s editors was — let’s just call it “unbelievable.” But to add injury to an insult, when she wrote about the […]
Dear Selena, I’m working with a difficult client, and I don’t know how to handle it. What started as a great relationship had devolved quickly, to the point I dread working on the client’s project at all. What can I do to salvage this?
You’ve got a marketable skill, bills to pay, and a little free time. You could be a contractor.
The Fine Art of Working From Home
I’m sure some people thrive getting dressed up every day and doing the majority of their paid work for a company in an office. I’ve never really worked full-time in an office environment, so I don’t know if that’s a good fit for me.
Working for a Freelancing Factory
It’s a brutal job market, and lots of us are trying to bring in a little extra money any way we can. I’ve gotten work through two well known freelancing sites, and am here to give you the no-nonsense/unsolicited truth about how to scrape by with their services.