writing a 'professional' email

Enough with the “Professional” Talk. It’s Tacky.

You know the feeling when you receive a rejection letter? Ugh, it’s awful. Especially if you really wanted the thing, whatever it was. But let’s be real—sometimes, it’s not that you didn’t get the gig. It’s that after putting your heart and soul on the line, all you got was an …

Why I Quit Freelancing

Why I Quit Freelancing

After 8 months, I knew it was time to throw in the towel. In November of 2015, after a few years of writing blog articles and running social media pages, I quit my job as a social media specialist at one of Arizona’s top advertising agencies and started calling myself a …

graduating students who needed to get internships

You need an internship. Here’s how to get one.

It pains me to think of today’s college students. College is becoming more and more of a requirement to getting an above-minimum wage job, yet it’s being sold as a summer camp. And even if you’ve got your head buried in your books and you’re pulling through with decent grades, …

How to Price Your Services as a Freelancer

How to price your services as a freelancer

You know what bothers me? Reddit. Okay, that’s a lie. I love Reddit. I follow a few startup-focused subreddits and I love hearing what everyone else is doing in their businesses. But the part of Reddit that miffs me is, specifically, this subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/freelanceWriters/ You want to know why? Because it’s …