In this interview, Ope and I talked about her start as a freelance editor and why she decided to move from book publishing to online publishing. We also discussed how she balances working full-time as an editor with writing regularly.
Ruthie Bowles is a B2B content marketing consultant whom I've had the pleasure of working with! If you're wondering how good she is, check out her Upwork profile! I admire Ruthie's dedication, consistency, and goal-oriented mindset. I'm always learning so much from her about SEO, running a business, and knowing your worth as a freelancer. [...]
Working as a freelance writer can be challenging -- especially when you're just starting out. Should you work for free in the beginning? How do you even find clients?! Should you quit your full-time job? Read Kat's interview to see why she left her marketing 9-5 for freelancing, why she worked for free in the beginning, and how she's found clients like Trello, Pocket, and Toggl!
Interested in working as a freelance journalist? Interviews with freelancers are some of my favorite posts on this site. So many people are interested in how freelancers work, how they make money, where they find jobs, etc. Today, I'm chatting to freelance journalist and writer (most recently, deputy editor), Ayodeji Rotinwa about his freelance career. [...]
Adebola Rayo is one of the first Nigerians I ever knew to be a freelancer. As you'll read in this interview, she pretty much stumbled into the profession, even though it's obviously what she was born to do. She shares how she got into freelance writing and editing in Nigeria and how she's sustained her momentum.
If you're new to freelancing, you no doubt have many questions -- one of which is how to market yourself as a freelancer. Writer, proofreader, and editor, Joy Ehonwa has answers to your questions. With over five years of experience under her belt, she shares everything from when to take the plunge into full-time freelancing [...]