Community Clients & Gigs Creativity

Why quality should matter most

Supporting quality content is a virtuous cycle.


Community Clients & Gigs

Personal branding for freelancers: The 5 most common questions (and answers)

A personal brand is the most effective way to stand out in a crowded field.


Community Money & Taxes

What are the benefits of forming an LLC?

Establishing yourself as a legal business entity is the next step in formalizing your freelance career.


Money & Taxes

Tips for managing your money when your income is variable

Here are a few tips for managing the variable income that comes with freelancing


Advocacy News

Freelancers win a victory with #EbonyOwes

National Writers Union settles with Ebony Media over Ebony’s nonpayment of freelance contractors.


Clients & Gigs

Revisiting #TimesUp and the world of freelancing

Whether you have been a victim, witnessed victimization, or stood in the gap as an ally and advocate, it is time for us to lend our voice.


Money & Taxes

Grab these 10 freelance tax deductions before they are gone

Take full advantage of the tax deductions and exemptions that will disappear or change after your 2017 tax return is filed.


Money & Taxes

What freelancers need to know about taxes

Watch our webinar on Freelance tax tips and changes in the tax law in 2018.


Clients & Gigs

Two holes in your marketing

Being “good at what you do” is really just the price of admission.


Clients & Gigs

On the Move: Tips for Freelancers Without a Permanent Workspace

Freelancing can offer a lot of freedom. If you take these precautions, you can experience the benefits of autonomy with very few setbacks.


Clients & Gigs

What to consider before offering concierge freelance services

It may be time to think outside of the box for the best ways to provide clients with excellent service. Here are some things to consider.


Money & Taxes

Got tax questions? Join us for a webinar with a tax expert on 2/27!

Unsure how the new tax law will affect you? RSVP for our webinar


Money & Taxes

The W-2 income trap: what freelancers lose by becoming employees

Many freelancers have been switched over to W-2 work for their most reliable gigs but have now lost the ability to deduct their expenses for that work.


Clients & Gigs

How to quote prospective clients as a freelancer

Don’t trip on your way to the dinner table and spill everything


Clients & Gigs

Do you need to re-energize your 2018 Resolutions?

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


Clients & Gigs

The Apple culture, in one word

Here’s a true story that might inspire you to have a different take on finding freelance gigs.


Creativity

Visioning: map your purpose and change the world

If we're going to change the world for the better, we need more people to find their purpose and act on it.


Clients & Gigs

How to carve out time as a freelancer

There are some pragmatic steps that most people can take to integrate freelancing into their lives.


Clients & Gigs

Where to find a gig: a review of 8 writers’ platforms

Here is a review of 8 writers’ platforms, some good, some not so good, where you can earn money as a freelance writer.