What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Freelancing

According to Wikipedia, a freelancer is ‘someone who is self-employed and not necessarily committed to any employer long-term’. Sounds simple enough right? But, as any freelancer will tell you, there is a whole lot more to the job than that. The 2012 Freelance Industry Report revealed that freelancing is on the rise, particularly in North America, where 77.6% of all…

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How to Break Up With a Client (Without Burning Bridges)

One of the benefits of being a freelancer is having the ability to walk away from a professional relationship that isn’t working. If you’re still new to freelancing, you may find yourself hesitant to end things with a client, but if working with them is causing you needless stress or requires more energy from you than the pay is worth,…

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Freelancing to Make Time for Family: An Interview with Sue Ellen Jackson

Faces of Freelance Austin is a monthly feature to get to know one of our many members just a little bit better. For our third installment, we check in with our Project Posting Coordinator, Sue Ellen Jackson. Want to nominate a member to be interviewed for this feature? Let us know! Name: Sue Ellen Jackson Business name: Sue Ellen Jackson…

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Making Friends Through Freelancing: An Interview with Ginny Murphy

Faces of Freelance Austin is a monthly feature to get to know one of our many members just a little bit better. For our second installment, we check in with our VP of Freelance Programming, Ginny Murphy. Want to nominate a member to be interviewed for this feature? Let us know! Name: Ginny Murphy Business name: Rapport Branding LLC Email:…

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