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‘Sad that we live in a country that requires people to work 3 jobs’: Independent contractor posts insane work schedule

'Why don't you get one job working the same amount of time?'

On Apr 11, 2023 by Jack Alban

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‘No talking for the next 24 hours!’: Remote voice-over artist says she can’t complete work orders since her voice is shot due to Covid-19

'Usually you will lose money on [sick] days unless you have passive income set up.'

On Aug 3, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez


7 ways you can enjoy a flexible freelancer’s schedule

Be your own boss in 2018.

On Jan 18, 2018 by The Daily Dot Bazaar

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Have ‘gig sites’ set the pay ceiling too low for freelancers?

You can get a logo for $5. It's probably not worth it.

On Mar 31, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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For freelance writers on the Internet, low wages come with high costs

Writing for a living isn't all pajamas and lounging.

On Jan 30, 2015 by S.E. Smith

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How to make it as a freelance writer on the Internet

The Hairpin's Jazmine Hughes talks with Hallie Bateman about the young writer's hustle.

On Jan 12, 2015 by Hallie Bateman

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Could deskcamping be the future for freelancers?

Sartre said, “Hell is other people,” and he hadn’t even heard of Deskcamping, the new freelance office-share arrangement for creatives.  

On Mar 13, 2014 by Lewis Parker

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New York cracks down on businesses that review themselves online

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announces that companies will pay $350,000 in fines for "astroturfing." 

On Sep 23, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Ask a freelancer: The simple 4-step recipe for freelancing

How do you actually take the leap and start freelancing? Freelancer shares her 4-step recipe for success. 

On Aug 20, 2013 by Melissa Chadburn