Feature • August 29th, 2014

When’s the Best Time for Freelancers to Sleep?

By Nicole Dieker

When do freelancers sleep? When should we sleep? For a lot of us, the answer is whenever we choose. Without the fixed schedule of an office job to keep us in line, we tend to fall into our own sleep schedules, like generations of writers before us.

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Feature • August 28th, 2014

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Finding Work on Craigslist NYC

By Amanda Walgrove

Earlier this week, I spent a day on Craigslist New York City researching gigs related to writing, editing, and design in order to report back on the quality of the available jobs. Because even if there's a lot of bad, and too much ugly, there had to be some good, right?

Feature • August 25th, 2014

Setting Your Freelance Rates? Make Sure You Understand the Psychology of Pricing

By Charlie Kasov

It's possible to squeeze out extra dough, as long as you know a few psychological tips. Subtle and sometimes counterintuitive pricing strategies can have meaningful effects on sales, and whether you're a copyeditor for hire or a newly enterprising designer, understanding how to get the most out of your pricing is one of the few freelancing areas you can always control.

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