This post will help you with Phase 2 of the Black Freelance Foundations Workbook…if you haven’t started yours yet, download it now! I’ve got a freelance secret… 5 years into freelance writing, 2 years full-time…and I still don’t have a business card. I also don’t have a logo…or even official colors. Those are cardinal […]
I’m going to bet that if I asked you your minimum hourly rate, you wouldn’t be able to tell me…if you can’t, that’s a problem, but by the end of this post, you’ll be on your way to having your starter rate and getting a measurable handle on your freelance income. What Is A […]
This post will help you with Phase 1 of the Black Freelance Foundations Workbook…if you haven’t started yours yet, download it now! One of the greatest things about freelancing is that it gets you in close, long-term contact with people who hire. I’m always hearing stories from other freelancers about being offered full-time work or great […]
I really wish that we, Black people, would start addressing the “work freedom” question in more nuanced ways, simply because there is more than one path to economic wokeness. I’m a firm believer that we worship Entrepreneurs as the saviors of Black economics entirely too much. Not everyone is born an Entrepreneur or even enjoys […]
This post will help you with Phase 1 and 2 of the Black Freelance Foundations Workbook…if you haven’t started yours yet, download it now! What’s the best way for a Black writer to make a living writing? That can be a difficult question to answer since there are so many types of writers — poets, […]
**This post will help you with Phase 2 of your Freelance Workbook…download it now!** Specializing in a niche is one of those not-so-well-kept secrets of the freelancing world. It’s obvious that freelancers of all types (from writers to marketers to accountants) build their brand around a specific topic, but on its face, it looks risky […]
Getting Paid: What’s your minimum project size for a deposit? Mine is $500 and I generally ask for 50% up front. Anything less than that, I can handle being screwed over on…I’ll be upset, but not sick-to-my-stomach upset. What’s yours? Want to discuss this in private? Join BlackFreelance and visit the forum topic today!