If you’re like me, the recent deluge of 1099 forms in the mail is a signal that this weekend is time to get crankin’ on my freelance taxes. I’ve come across a number of helpful links in the past few weeks on the topic, so here’s a quick roundup: [Read more…]
This week’s Friday freelancing link roundup has a theme of sorts, spun out of a lunch discussion with one of my longtime creative partners yesterday, who ditched the ad agency world at about the same time I went solo.
Without further ado… [Read more…]
Busy day today, but wanted to share a quick link roundup for your consideration.
- This headline caught my eye on a Facebook post: “Crappy Vs Snappy: Photog Uses Side-by-Side Comparisons to Market His Skill.” There’s always a risk in slamming someone else’s work in order to make yours look better. In this case, I think the photographer pulls it off because it’s an interactive session with a client. Handled correctly, freelancers who write, edit or do graphic design could use a similar tactic.
Super busy day ahead, but wanted to take a few minutes to share a link roundup of items I came across in the past few days:
Here’s How Daniel Pink Writes: Absolutely fantastic interview at Copyblogger with the author of Free Agent Nation, Drive, and, most recently, To Sell Is Human. Free Agent Nation made a huge impact on me when I was early in my freelancing career, confirming that I was on the right track going solo. I simply love the way he thinks, and am gratified that he thinks writer’s block is bunk, just like I do. [Read more…]