How to Negotiate and Secure a Retainer Fee with a Client

Are you a freelancer or contractor constantly looking for new projects or new clients? Do you have a roller-coaster income that changes from month to month? If your answer is yes, then consider negotiating for a monthly retainer. A retainer contract is an agreement between a freelancer and their client for ongoing, monthly services forContinue reading “How to Negotiate and Secure a Retainer Fee with a Client”

5 Time Travel Movies for Our Success

Have you ever wished that life had a Redo or Rewind button? Do you ever wish you could go back and change a moment in your past? Many people would answer Yes. Time travel would be an ideal answer to fixing past mistakes. Life is a harsh teacher. If we could fix awkward moments, anContinue reading “5 Time Travel Movies for Our Success”

4 Reasons Remote Work Is What You Love or Hate

Mention “remote work” and people will react with love or hate. In the last couple of years, more workers have experienced remote work as offices closed. Most workers agree that remote work saves you the commute and helps you to avoid annoying coworkers. But there is also a darker side. People who suddenly switched toContinue reading “4 Reasons Remote Work Is What You Love or Hate”

3 Ways to Increase Your Income If You’re Self Employed

One of the biggest challenges of being self-employed is doing everything yourself, from the actual work to accounting to marketing your business. Eventually, the self-employed want to become successful enough to get a steady workflow and make their ideal income. Some self-employed freelancers or business owners stop there, but others want to reach higher. TheirContinue reading “3 Ways to Increase Your Income If You’re Self Employed”

3 Quick Tips for Checking Your Own Writing

If you do any amount of writing at your job, then this article is for you. Whether you write emails to clients or reports to document projects, it’s important to do a final check before hitting Send or Print. There is nothing more horrifying than spotting a glaring error right after you have sent offContinue reading “3 Quick Tips for Checking Your Own Writing”