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As much as it can get tiring to see every second article begin with the words, “In this economy…”, dealing with recession from a business perspective is a serious issue for freelancers. Behance has an excellent article on the topic: Five Ways To Market Yourself During A Recession.
Personal finance is a topic oft ignored by people of all types, both freelancers and the employed. But it’s perhaps even more important for freelancers to be conscious of their personal finance habits because income fluctuates so much. Trent Hamm from the Simple Dollar has produced an excellent resource, Everything You Ever Really Needed to Know About Personal Finance On Just One Page.
While we’re on the subject, here are 64 funny, inspiring and stupid money quotes from famous people — a funny read. “I used to have a drug problem, but now I have enough money.” – David Lee Roth.
Ever wondered why there’s a whole market of clients out there willing to pay top dollar despite the horde of professionals offering dirt-cheap prices? Jonathan Fields knows why — find out for yourself in Paying Not to Be First.
It can be hard to start a business as a freelance writer if you’re the type to resist the need to sit down and get started. Gretchen Rubin of The Happiness Project has thirteen tips for getting some writing done.
Chris Guillebeau recently released an ebook that will be helpful to the vast majority of freelancers in the creative field. It’s called the Art of Nonconformity and deals with marketing yourself as a creative through social media and creating a new career.
Snappy Sentences has a look at The Ultimate Freelancer, an excellent book which should be part of your collection.
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