Posts authored by Lindsay Van Thoen

Jun 01, 2017

Do you know your freelance rights?

Did you know that as an independent worker, you have certain rights that protect you from behavioral and financial control from your clients?

Feb 12, 2015

How to fire your client

Your clients are the lifeblood of your business… or at least until one or two clients cost you money with endless revisions or low rates. They’re not terrible people,…

Feb 10, 2015

Got a side hustle? Here's how to pay your taxes

If you’ve got a full-time job and are freelancing on the side, you may be unfamiliar with the tax rules associated with your side gig. I’ve been working…

Feb 06, 2015

What happens if I get sick or injured? Income replacement for freelancers

If you get sick or injured, health insurance can pay for your medical expenses. But what if you can’t work? Freelancers don’t have sick days. What about all…

Feb 04, 2015

Who's got the best pet? (A fun contest for freelancers!)

It’s mid-week in February and by my watch, it’s time to look at some adorable pictures of animals. After all, our pets are often the only coworkers freelancers…