Clients & Gigs

The secret to finding freelance jobs? Be a hunter

Fill up your sales pipeline with these easily replicable new business hacks.


Money & Taxes

4 tips for chasing payment

Chasing payment is a key survival skill for freelancers. Here are some tips.


Clients & Gigs

When and how to charge for meetings with prospective clients

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 cake is a lie: Breaking out and finding a new way to work

If you are someone who feels shackled by the structure of the traditional workplace, know that there is a way out.


Clients & Gigs

Moving from freelancer to business owner? 3 questions to ask yourself

Considering leveraging your freelancing career to launch a business? Ask yourself these questions.


Clients & Gigs

Why entrepreneurs should embrace public speaking

There’s really no downside to becoming a better public speaker.


Community Advocacy

We're looking for a Blog and Social Media Strategist

Freelancers Union is looking for a freelance blog and social media strategist to help manage the growth of the leading blog for freelancers.


Community

How to create a social circle as a freelancer

If you want to be able to make new friends, following these three steps will greatly improve your chances.


Money & Taxes

5 tips for making the most of your money as a freelancer

It’s important to make deliberate, meaningful decisions when it comes to saving.


Clients & Gigs

5 steps to start getting results in your creative business NOW

None of us are immune from lack of focus or blind spots in our life and business, but with the right support and accountability, we can break the cycle.


Official Contest Rules: #FreelancersrFriend contest

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


Clients & Gigs

5 legalities to consider when freelancing

No matter your occupation, there are legal requirements in freelancing you need to meet.


Advocacy

Has automation affected your business? We want to hear from you

Have you been forced to adapt to automation, artificial intelligence, or robots? Tell us your story.


Clients & Gigs

Reputable places to find paid writing opportunities

These writing platforms are transparent and fair, whether you're looking for a long-term commitment or project-by-project opportunities.


Advocacy

Has the Freelance Isn’t Free Act helped you? We want to hear from you!

The Freelance Isn’t Free Act protects freelancers from nonpayment. We’d like to hear your story.


Clients & Gigs

4 freelancing myths that are totally not true

Many would-be freelancers refrain from making the jump because they have incomplete or inaccurate information about the freelance life.


Clients & Gigs Community

Behind the scenes with some of New York’s creative freelancers

A new short film by AND CO follows the lives of four independent hustlers living and working in NYC.


Clients & Gigs

Save time and money with a simple website

Here are a few reasons why creating a simple freelance website can help you grow your audience and find new clients.


Money & Taxes Clients & Gigs

How to stop undervaluing your services and charge more

You are a business and your business clients can afford to pay you more.


Clients & Gigs

3 ways to use fear to your advantage

Instead of being fearful of what could happen, we should be fearing of not doing anything at all.