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Guide: How To Become A Freelance Lawyer

Many people wish they could work as a freelancer. Freelancers have full control over their professional lives; they are their own boss. If you have a marketable skill, you can provide it on a freelance basis. If you want to try and make it as a freelance lawyer, these are the steps you need to take. Decide What Kind Of Lawyer You Want To Be. Before you can start working towards obtaining the relevant qualifications and certification to practice law, you need to know what kind of lawyer you wa...
Tags: Freelancing, Startups, Lawyer, Career Advice, Irs, Legal Profession, Others, Small Business Administration


Blogging in the “Olden Days”

A reflection on how things have changed in 15 years of bloggingContinue reading on Get Paid to Write Online »
Tags: Work, Freelancing, Writing, Freelance, This-happened-to-me


Why Real Writers Cost Money

Here’s why professional writers are worth the rates they chargeContinue reading on Get Paid to Write Online »
Tags: Freelancing, Writing, Marketing, Small-business, Freelance


How to Value Yourself as a Writer from the Start of Your Writing Career

7 tips on trusting and earning your worth as a freelancerContinue reading on Get Paid to Write Online »
Tags: Freelancing, Writing, Freelance, Career-advice, Writing-tips


MAKING BIG MONEY: The ultimate guides to breaking into careers with 6-figure salaries

Caroline Stokes is the CEO of talent agency and executive search firm FORWARD, and an expert on growing your career in management consulting. Rachel Nixon You want to increase your salary in your current position but you don't know how to get that promotion, or you're thinking about a career change and hoping to bolster your earnings. These guides will point you in the right direction to start making more dollar signs by shifting toward freelancing or learning new skills. Business Insider ...
Tags: Career, Freelancing, New York, Money, Life, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Coding, Venture Capital, Ghostwriting, Tutoring, Freelance, Mckinsey & Company, Graphic Designers, Nordic


10 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for your Student Blog

If you are in the learning industry, you’re probably looking forward to using your website to organize your teaching materials. WordPress offers various plugins to assist you to build, sell subject lessons, or turn your page into an education hub. The plugins help you customize multiple aspects of your website that are important in your lesson management. They can also be used to put in various elements on your webpage to improve its overall performance. Plugins can enhance your website’s operat...
Tags: Freelancing, Learning, Cool Tools, Lifehacks, Sensei, Buddy Press


Uber and Lyft Get Reprieve After Threatening to Shut Down

The companies, under legal pressure to reclassify their California drivers as employees, said they would halt rides before an appeals court gave them permission to continue.
Tags: Freelancing, News, California, Uber Eats, Uber Technologies Inc, Lyft Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Decisions and Verdicts, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting


Uber and Lyft Threaten to Shut Down in California

The companies, under legal pressure to reclassify their drivers as employees, said they would halt rides unless an appeals court gives them permission to continue.
Tags: Freelancing, News, California, Uber Eats, Uber Technologies Inc, Lyft Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Decisions and Verdicts, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting


Why Work From Home When You Can Work From Barbados, Bermuda or … Estonia?

Several countries with fragile tourist economies have started to offer visas that allow foreign nationals to live and work for a period of at least six months.
Tags: Freelancing, News, Estonia, Bermuda, Eastern Europe, Barbados, Foreign Workers, Telecommuting, Labor and Jobs, Travel and Vacations, Georgia (Georgian Republic, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Barbados Bermuda


Uber and Lyft Consider Franchise-Like Model in California

Under pressure to classify their freelance drivers as full-time employees, the ride-hailing companies are discussing another option.
Tags: Freelancing, News, California, Automobiles, Zimmer, Dara, Uber Technologies Inc, Lyft Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Computers and the Internet, Franchises, Wages and Salaries, Mobile Applications, State Legislatures, Labor and Jobs, Khosrowshahi


In Europe, Millions of Jobless Are Falling Through the Cracks

Government efforts to subsidize wages and prevent layoffs have kept many in jobs, but they aren’t sheltering an army of precarious workers.
Tags: Freelancing, Europe, News, Unemployment, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Politics And Government, Labor and Jobs, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


I Am the C.E.O. of Uber. Gig Workers Deserve Better.

Gig workers want both flexibility and benefits — we support laws that could make that possible.
Tags: Freelancing, News, United States, Uber Technologies Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Employee Fringe Benefits


14 Best Freelance Side Jobs To Consider

There are dozens of freelance platforms and social media that can help you find ways to make money. Here are some of the best freelance jobs. The post 14 Best Freelance Side Jobs To Consider appeared first on Bible Money Matters and was written by Contributing Author. Copyright © Bible Money Matters - please visit biblemoneymatters.com for more great content.
Tags: Freelancing, Marketing, Making Money


‘It’s Time for a Change’: Workers Idled by the Virus Try New Careers

Facing a loss of hours, unsecured wages and slow reopenings, some unemployed Britons are reconsidering their livelihoods.
Tags: Freelancing, News, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, Great Britain, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Careers and Professions, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Upsides for Some Remote Workers; Lost Pay and Security for Others

Working from home creates economic winners and losers. It can benefit highly skilled employees but depress others’ wages and make it hard to organize.
Tags: Freelancing, News, United States, Outsourcing, Automattic, Duckduckgo, Telecommuting, Workplace Environment, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




In Picking Up Work Here and There, Many Miss Out on Unemployment Check

For millions of people, making a living is a cobbled-together proposition. That leaves a hole in the safety net when things turn bad.
Tags: Freelancing, News, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, Layoffs and Job Reductions, United States Economy, Labor and Jobs, Shutdowns (Institutional, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Part-Time Employment, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Transitioning From 9-to-5 To Freelance (Without Losing Your Sanity)

Quitting your regular job for a more flexible freelance gig? You’re not alone. But working on your own can be harder if you don’t know what to expect. Here are some tips that can help you transition more seamlessly to a new freelance routine. Be Realistic. This should be a no brainer, but you can’t expect to be making what you were making at your 9-to-5 after just a week freelancing. In order to keep your sanity, you need to plan as much as you can. Plan, save, and plan—then plan some more! B...
Tags: Freelancing, Startups, Others, Freelance Work, Coworking


A Rush to Use Black Art Leaves the Artists Feeling Used

Black creative professionals say they have been used to lend legitimacy to diversity campaigns while being underpaid and pigeonholed.
Tags: Freelancing, Art, News, Black People, Discrimination, Jackie, Hiring and Promotion, Black Lives Matter Movement, Martin, Dionne, AINA, Lydia, Clouser, Advertising and Marketing, Race and Ethnicity, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting


Using Black Art While Failing Black Artists

Black artists, models, designers and other creative professionals say they have been used to lend legitimacy to diversity campaigns while being underpaid and pigeonholed.
Tags: Freelancing, Art, News, Black People, Discrimination, Jackie, Hiring and Promotion, Black Lives Matter Movement, Martin, Dionne, AINA, Lydia, Clouser, Advertising and Marketing, Race and Ethnicity, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting


Black Artists See Glaring ‘Opportunism’ in Corporate Rush to Use Their Work

Black artists, models, designers and other creative professionals say they have been used to lend legitimacy to diversity campaigns while being underpaid and pigeonholed.
Tags: Freelancing, Art, News, Black People, Discrimination, Jackie, Hiring and Promotion, Black Lives Matter Movement, Martin, Dionne, AINA, Lydia, Clouser, Advertising and Marketing, Race and Ethnicity, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting


Before Freelancing Read This

For some people going freelance is something that’s happened due to circumstances, while for others it’s all they’ve ever dreamt about. Working for themselves choosing their own clients and hours.  And a freelance has a lot of perks, which is why more people are freelancing and running small businesses from home than ever. Before jumping into freelancing, several things really could help you make a more significant success than you already will be. The transition from the 9-to-5 to freelan...
Tags: Freelancing, Startups, UK, US, Freelancer, Others, Freelance Work


How to Apply to Work Remotely from Georgia (The Country)

If, like many people, you’ve realized that you will be working remotely for the foreseeable future, you may have considered relocating. Earlier this week, we highlighted a new visa program that lets Americans work remotely from Barbados for a year. But working in a tropical paradise isn’t for everyone. For those…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Freelancing, Remote Work, Georgia, Lifehacks, Barbados


Apply to Work Remotely From the Country of Georgia

If, like many people, you’ve realized that you will be working remotely for the foreseeable future, you may have considered relocating. Earlier this week, we highlighted a new visa program that lets Americans work remotely from Barbados for a year. But working in a tropical paradise isn’t for everyone. For those…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Freelancing, Remote Work, Georgia, Lifehacks, Barbados


Massachusetts Sues Uber and Lyft Over the Status of Drivers

A lawsuit by the state’s attorney general adds to pressure on the companies to consider their drivers full-time employees.
Tags: Freelancing, News, Massachusetts, Unemployment Insurance, Uber Technologies Inc, Healey, Lyft Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Paid Time Off, Maura (1971-


Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Well Paid? It Depends on the Study

Uber and Lyft hailed a Cornell paper’s conclusion that their drivers make solid wages. But others have questioned the researchers’ approach.
Tags: Freelancing, Lyft, News, Research, Cornell, Cornell University, Uber Technologies Inc, Lyft Inc, Hyman, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Louis (1977-


The Writers' Co-op is a great new podcast about how to make your freelance writing career work

I've worked with Jenni Gritters at several media companies now, including Upworthy and Wirecutter, and I have no qualms saying that she is probably the best editor I've ever worked with. As such, I can't say I was surprised when I learned that she pulled in $120,000 in her first year as a full-time freelancer. Jenni is certainly a hustler, but she's a gracious soul who's eager to share advice and help others to succeed as well (even if that means setting timers for me to indulge my weird ADHD re...
Tags: Freelancing, Post, News, The Writing Life, Writing Tools, Freelance, Upworthy, Jenni, Wirecutter, Professionals, Jenni Gritters, Science Writing, Susan Valot, Writing Courses, The Writer's Co-op, Wudan Yan


Uber Rides Cost More? OK

Many gig-based business models help customers take advantage of workers. Let’s stop giving tech companies a free ride.
Tags: Freelancing, News, Minimum Wage, Instacart, Uber Technologies Inc, Herrera, Lyft Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Law and Legislation, Wages and Salaries, Labor and Jobs, Self-Employment and Independent Contracting, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Employee Fringe Benefits, Dennis J, DoorDash (Mobile App


4 Mistakes To Avoid In Your First Year Of Freelancing

Freelancing offers you the freedom and autonomy that you could only dream of in a salaried job. It offers you the chance to be your own boss, decide your own working hours and how you spend each working day.
Tags: Freelancing, Jobs, Career Advice, Freelance