Member Stories

Jun 09, 2020

Why my first business failed — and why yours doesn't have to

One freelancer shares the seven reasons his first business didn't make it, and how you can avoid making the same mistakes.

Mar 16, 2018

Shift your vision: Adapting to the freelancer's life

Time is not the only necessary ingredient in the recipe for success.

Mar 06, 2018

Are you protecting yourself from intellectual property theft?

The advantages of copyrighting your work for freelancers.

May 24, 2016

Why getting stiffed for $18,000 was the best (and worst) thing that ever happened

This post is part of a series of freelancer stories about waiting to get paid -- or never getting paid at all. 71% of freelancers get stiffed by deadbeat clients…

Mar 03, 2016

This freelancer shared her nonpayment story with the City of New York

This post is part of a series of freelancer stories about waiting to get paid -- or never getting paid at all. Presently 71% of freelancers get stiffed by deadbeat…