Advocacy

9 reasons to join Hives

Have you joined Hives yet? It’s our brand new, super exciting social platform just for freelancers. Want to know what you’ll find? Here are 9 reasons why you…


Money & Taxes

16 smarter purchase decisions for 2015

Sometimes it’s scary to just decide that you’re going to start saving—so many variables! So many things to keep track of! How do you begin to cut…


Fun

What's the craziest thing a client has ever said to you?

Sometimes, clients take the term “freelancer” a little too… freely. Like: “This is a huge project, but we pay in exposure!” Or: “We’re looking for funding, so we can’…


Clients & Gigs

Freelancers, how do you calculate your rates?

Recently, I tried to take a crack at calculating my freelance rate. Most of my experience has been by project, not hourly rates. I’m not even sure what freelancing…


Creativity

10 great NYC museums you didn't know were free

Pssst… you know that the Met is secretly free, right? Well, it’s pay-what-you-will, with a suggested donation of $20, and it’s always best to give back to the…