Freelance Life

Be your own boss, become an entrepreneur, work your own hours, make your own rules! Sure this all sounds lovely at first but what is not advertised as much is the amount of WORK that goes into it. Can you imagine if EVERYONE worked for themselves? What work would there... Read more →

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Previously published at Pulp Sushi, April 2015 Today I want to share a friendly tip that some of you may not know about which could come in handy... You may be wondering if it's okay to use a Gmail address for your business or should you set up a "me@mybusiness.com"... Read more →

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This is a follow up to my previous post about Promoting Your Jewelry Business On Instagram. Since writing that blog post, I have created a separate Instagram for personal non-jewelry stuff which you can check out @marilyn_coffeeink. I use Frametastic when I want to show more than one item in... Read more →

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You guys, I think I finally found the planner that will keep me in check! It's easy to be tempted by pretty book covers, colorful tabs, and cute inserts but I don't need all those things. I just need a book that puts everything right in front of me, and... Read more →

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Recently I had an epiphany and realized that maybe I shouldn't keep using spreadsheets to track my time for invoices. I'm sorta new to whole Freelance thing so I'm still learning about invoicing and keeping track of EVERYTHING. After some research, I signed up for Freshbooks which I first heard... Read more →

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Sometimes I need to get the hell out of my apartment. It's hard for me to get together with friends during the day because they work and my hours are wack-a-doo. Thank God for Jess from Knot By Gran'ma! I can just email her at random and ask if she... Read more →

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Ask and you shall receive! I mentioned earlier this month wanting to take on a second Freelance gig. Well I gone ahead and did just that! I'm happy to share that I have joined the team at Rogue Social as their Social Media Coordinator. I guess I better update my... Read more →

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