Flexibility: one of the most important perks of the freelance life. Here are some tips for taking your work along with you on vacation this summer.
It’s that time of year again, tax season. During a work lull in January, I started to tally my income and expenses in preparation for tax time. Here is a helpful list of things you can deduct as expenses in Canada:
Here’s an article I just read, pointing out some clever ways of using LinkedIn to market yourself — helpful for us freelancers.
This site has a few great tips for streamlining your office practices as a freelancer. It’s important to work smarter, not harder, especially as a freelancer, when time wasted is time not paid!
A very thorough article on how and why to blog for your small business or freelance venture—like me!
Great little article on the Copyediting blog offering some useful tips on networking with LinkedIn. Included are a few extra links to other resources on the subject.
Anyone who works from their home office is familiar with the associated pitfalls: too much work time leaching into home and family time, and the converse problem, which is keeping disciplined with all the family related distractions. Here is an article from the Wall Street Journal addressing those very issues.
Interesting article with some good points to consider when balancing your workload with your body’s needs. Try not to spend TOO much time boosting your energy, though, and take away from your business productivity!
A great article with some new features of Facebook that can help you expand your freelance or small-business network:
We all do it, make an effort to brand ourselves. Sometimes effectively, other times not so. I know with my own correspondence, blog, and web presence, I’ve made a conscious attempt to convey an identity that communicates something about both my skills and my personality. Here’s an interesting article that addresses this topic well: