Clients & Gigs Money & Taxes

5 questions to help you define your brand

Here are five questions to help you figure out how to position yourself as a freelancer in order to get more clients.


Health Clients & Gigs

What I’ve learned about freelancing with anxiety

Living with anxiety as a freelancer can be a hassle at best or a tormentor at worst. These lessons may help.


Community

Freelancers Union is hiring!

If you're entrepreneurial-minded and passionate about building a better future for your fellow freelancers, we want to hear from you!


Clients & Gigs Creativity

Why entrepreneurs should embrace mistakes

Don’t feel guilty about making mistakes and don’t let the fear of failure stop you from making some more.


Clients & Gigs Money & Taxes

The 3 biggest mistakes that second career freelancers make

Before you launch your second career as a freelancer, learn from these three common mistakes.


Clients & Gigs Creativity

Five tech essentials for freelancers

The ability to make money with a laptop is a wonderful thing, but when the technology goes wrong it can spoil your day. Here are five tips.


Clients & Gigs

How to be more productive when you work from home

Learning how to proactively plan your week will help you to dramatically boost your productivity and get your life back.


4 simple branding strategies every freelancer should do right now

There are several free branding strategies you can employ that will yield a stronger, better brand for your services.


6 ways to solve creative differences with your client

Understanding how to work with your client’s ideas will end up delivering a product that is bigger and better than both of you could’ve imagined.


Advocacy Fun Clients & Gigs

RSVP for a special Freelance Isn’t Free event

Join Sara Horowitz and other special guests at the Freelance Isn’t Free Launch Party on May 15 at LMHQ in New York City.


Official Contest Rules: #FreelancersUnionApp contest

Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility The #FreelancersUnionApp contest (the “Promotion”) is open only to…


Freelancers Union App FAQs

Got questions about the Freelancers Union App? Here are some answers.


Clients & Gigs

Do you tell your clients you're on vacation?

Freelancers tend to be in "go" mode at all times. When you need a break, do you break it to your clients?


Advocacy

Why Freelancing Ain’t Free (Nor Should It Be)

When I discovered that Ebony, one of the most iconic Black magazine outlets was allegedly not paying some of its writers, my mouth, literally, dropped.


Clients & Gigs Money & Taxes

9 ways to thrive in a business famine

Whether you're an entrepreneur, freelance contractor, or in between jobs, there may be times when you find yourself in a business famine.


Clients & Gigs

4 keys to successful networking

Networking is not always the most comfortable activity. Here are four tips for being a successful networker.


Money & Taxes Creativity

How to get started with crowdfunding

Successful crowdfunding campaigns have some key elements in common.


Money & Taxes

How a “marathon” mindset can help lower your freelance tax bill

Freelancers who have a “marathon” mindset tend to have the fittest and most successful businesses—and lower tax bills.


Clients & Gigs

The pros and cons of working from home

Before you leave your 9-5 to freelance from home or start scouring job boards for remote opportunities, consider these pros and cons of working at home.


Clients & Gigs

How to shift your mindset from "freelancer" to "entrepreneur"

Entrepreneurship is your golden ticket to move far and beyond freelancing.