I get message after message from new freelancers for help because they’re struggling. They want free help. They don’t want to book paid appointments. They email me. They use my contact form. They join my free group. Some join my paid group. And they still bitch about how they can’t make it work. They act like they don’t know what in the fuck they are doing wrong despite having all my knowledge handed to them. Well, here’s why you’re not making bank as a freelancer.Continue reading “Why You’re Not Making Bank as a Freelancer”
Struggling on as a freelancer? Get free help! Continue reading Struggling as a Freelancer? Get Free Help
Business risks can be scary, but they’re often necessary. Continue reading That Time I Took a Risk in Business & Didn’t Turn Out Quite Like I Expected
Success: everyone dreams about it and says they want it. Yet, it seems so elusive. Here are 3 things no one tells you about it.Continue reading “3 Things No One Tells You about Success”
COVID-19 has me hoppin’… And I am naturally a planner…and also I am the anxious type. I have C-PTSD to boot. Since I work from home full time, I know a thing or 5,000,000 about stress…and being busy. While I do not refer to myself as a freelancer because of the negative connotations associated with the word, I make it my daily mission to find ways to reduce my stress. Because, frankly, having a fucking heart attack or stroke doesn’t sound like a whole of fucking fun. Call me crazy.
Here’s how to make MS Word your bitch so your editor won’t fucking hate you! Continue reading How to Make Word Your Bitch
When you work from home, it’s not always easy to unwind after a stressful project or day. You live in your workspace…even if you’re like me and have a space in your home that is a separate office. I mean, even though I have a home office, I do come out from time to time with my laptop into the living room with my family…
Yet, we don’t have a commute. We don’t have a separate place of business. It’s not easy to just walk away and be done for the day. Yet, unwinding is a total necessity because it lessens and, for many, prevents burnout.Continue reading “Unwinding When You Work from Home”
How to handle (and manage) distractions when working from home (yes, even during COVID-19 and with children)… Continue reading How to Handle Distractions When Working from Home
On Friday, I received an email from some dude I never heard of who says he emailed me months ago to offer me his marketing services and because I did not he respond, he needed to know immediately who the head of marketing was for my company so he could get an answer since I wouldn’t give him one.Continue reading “An Example of Why Cold Emails Are Bad for You”
So, this article on USA Today was written about Zoom fatigue and it says that we are all exhausted by the end of Zoom meetings because we’re all just oh so pressured at the thought of attending a meeting with so many people. Because I guess the writer never worked in corporate America.
That’s not why Zoom fatigue exists. We get Zoom fatigue for the same fucking reason we all hate going to in-person meetings: because most people can’t run a fucking meeting if their lives depended upon it.Continue reading “Zoom Fatigue: Why Online Meetings Suck”