While busy freelance journalists may not have the time or money to enroll in a college course, there are a number of free online training alternatives right at their fingertips, offering lessons on everything from understanding financial statements to covering healthcare reform. Here's a look at six of the top options to consider.
I'd like to introduce you to the lovechild of Tinder and LinkedIn: Coffee.
Money can be a taboo topic, but it’s an important one that impacts almost every decision we make.
Helpful tips from our favorite editors to help you navigate the post-pitch process as your piece makes its way toward publication.
In my zeal to make a legitimate living as a writer, there was one activity I did exceedingly more than anything else: I read. I bought stacks upon stacks of books all geared toward getting my freelance career off the ground. After all, these purchases were considered tax deductions—a handy bit of info I’d picked up in one of my many resource books. I was hungry for information, so I feasted.
I've been working as a freelancer for about three years, but if I were to start my business all over again with just $100, I would spend money on a few important areas to make an immediate entrepreneurial impact.
Crafting the best pitches and article hinges on knowing the right people, so writers would be wise to use courting and wooing tactics to build bonds with sources. Here are a few methods I've used to find contacts for my work.
Airtasker isn't revolutionizing the freelance marketplace, but that's the point. While TaskRabbit has changed from an open marketplace to an agency model, Airtasker promises a return to the platform so many hustlers grew to love.
Everyone who sits in front of a computer should take note: It’s been shown crappy office chairs create a slew of back issues, and many people aren’t properly trained to use a chair's features for better support.