Freelancing

Freelancing is one of the quickest ways to build your own business. Whether you want to escape the 9-5, build up income on the side, or grow a full-fledged agency, freelancing is a great place to start. Here are some of our best articles all about succeeding as a freelancer.

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How to Escape One-Time Projects & Get Repeat Business

In this episode, data scientist Aurélie shares her journey shifting beyond ad-hoc gigs into retained engagements. We explore pricing approaches that capture the immense ROI...

How to Confidently Negotiate Freelance Rates with Clients

How to Confidently Negotiate Freelance Rates with Clients

As a freelancer, you have to operate your career as a business. You may be highly skilled in your service, but you’ll also have to...

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Proposals Are a Waste of Time (Here’s What Works Better)

If you’ve been listening to Freelance to Founder for long you’ve probably heard us harp on proposals. We think they are usually a waste of...

I Burned Out on Freelancing—Here’s How to Recover

I Burned Out on Freelancing—Here’s How to Recover

Once upon a time, there was a freelancer who thought he’d never burnout. He was young, he was in love with his job, he was...

33 Freelance Ideas You Can Start Today (From Home, For Free)

33 Freelance Ideas You Can Start Today (From Home, For Free)

This past year the world has had to embrace a new normal. Which means millions of people have been left to explore freelance ideas as...

9 Things Rich Freelancers Don’t Spend Money On … Do You?

9 Things Rich Freelancers Don’t Spend Money On … Do You?

There’s a big difference between a thriving freelancer and one who’s barely getting by. The reality is: you CAN get rich as a freelancer. Even...

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[Q&A] Hourly Pay for Subcontractors?

As freelancers scale into agency owners and hire subcontractors, business model changes often become necessary. Our recent episode tackled a common scaling question from listener...

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Do You Have to ‘Hustle’ to Be Successful?

Have you ever found it hard to find the right balance between growing your business and not burning out? Chasing bigger clients and more revenue...

I “Quiet Quit” My Freelancing. Here’s What Happened.

I “Quiet Quit” My Freelancing. Here’s What Happened.

At 25 years old, I became a six-figure translator. I had been working on my freelance business since I was 19, and now I felt...

How to Avoid Scope Creep as a Freelancer

How to Avoid Scope Creep as a Freelancer

If you’ve been freelancing for more than a day or two you have probably experienced scope creep. It looks something like this: [Phone rings; it’s...

Collective.com Review: I’ve Used for 3 Years—Still Good?

Collective.com Review: I’ve Used for 3 Years—Still Good?

Collective is an all-in-one financial solution for freelancers and solopreneurs making $100,000+ per year. This Collective.com review will share my experience (the good and the...

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[Q&A] Upcharge a Client for Subcontracting?

When freelancers expand their services, we often bring on subcontractors to handle work outside our wheelhouse. In fact, we recommend this to call-in guests all...