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?


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Feature • August 28th, 2014

The Sneakerhead’s Guide to Gigging

By Tom Braley

Everybody should have a passion in life. Lucky for me, I’ve got two: words and sneakers. I only started to enjoy writing later on in life, but I’ve always loved sneakers. So when I agreed to blog about freelancing, I thought sneakers could probably help me explain a few things.


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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