If you’ve decided you have what it takes to be a freelancer, and are willing to take the plunge, this infograph is for you.
Striving freelancers, listen to me. Keep going. Just because you work from home doesn’t mean you’re worth less than your office-constrained counterparts. Don’t sell yourself short. In 1990, Bill Watterson, creator of the beloved comic ‘Calvin & Hobbes’, took the podium and delivered an inspirational commencement speech to the graduates of Kenyon College. He shared unforgettable moments from his personal life and the struggles he faced with what he referred to as a real job — a job that’s creatively and intellectually unfulfilling. A job you take just for the money. A job you hate.
How do you write things at work without wasting the entire workday doing it? How do you pump out even more articles as a freelancer, without sacrificing quality? In this article, I’m going to draw from 7 years of paid freelance writing work, and 13 years of professional engineering technical writing experience, to answer those questions.
Some people choose to freelance. Others are forced to.