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.
Anwuli Ojogwu, Co-founder of Narrative Landscape Press on her path to co-founding an independent publishing firm and her work as an editor. We also discussed the challenges the small Nigerian press faces, her mission to standardize Nigerian editorial rates, and advice for budding editors.
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. [...]
Are you a new or wannabe freelancer looking to get started on Upwork? Then, you're far from alone. More and more people are hopping on the freelancing wagon -- and thriving too! I'm a prime example.
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. [...]
Think you want to start freelancing online? This post might just be what you need. I must sound like a broken record by now but: I've been officially freelancing for the last six months. Things have snowballed for me in many good ways since I began, and I thought it would be nice to talk [...]
Since I started freelancing, I've realized that a lot of freelancers live in Asia. So, I've been curious about what it's like to work as a virtual assistant in Asia. Then I "met" Kay. We share a freelance client in common and have become fast internet friends. Now I know I have to do an [...]
Mollie, shares some excellent freelancing (especially if you’re an editor) advice. We talked about everything from how she got started, finding clients, setting rates, and her favorite editing resources.
I spoke to Farafina managing editor, Enajite Efemuaye about her (very cool) job, how she got there, her work in training editors, and book publishing in Nigeria.