For many people, Textbroker is their first foray into freelance work or self-employment in general; as giddy as earning money through writing may be, there’s one thing that you can’t overlook: taxes. Below, meaghan will share a few of the best tax tips for freelancers. Please keep in mind that she is not a tax professional; use this advice as a starting point.
After writing for more than nine months at Textbroker, meaghan admits that there are days where the “daily grind” has lost a little bit of its luster. At times like those, she keeps herself motivated with a few of the following strategies.
For some people, research comes naturally and it’s easy for them to get at the information that they need; for others, pinpointing useful information is a bit less easy. Either way, knowing how to trawl the depths of the Internet for straightforward, easy-to-understand facts is a definite art form. Whether you have a basic grasp of the subject you’ll be writing about, or if you’ve haven’t the first clue where to begin, meaghan shares a few of the tricks and strategies that she uses on a regular basis to make crafting a great article simple and pain-free.
When it comes to writing for the web, short and snappy is always the best way to go. However, every writer has his or her own “comfort zone”; finding yours – and using it to the best of your ability – is a great way to get into the groove of producing a lot of articles for Textbroker. Here, meaghan shares some of her best tips on finding that comfort zone.
Communication with clients on Textbroker is critical is when revision requests pop up. As long as you follow clients' specified instructions as conscientiously as possible, you probably won't get very many requests for revision. Sometimes, though – even if you follow a client's instructions to the letter – you'll still get that dreaded “Customer has a change request for an article” email in your inbox. In today's blog post, meaghan looks at how to handle various revision request scenarios so that you can keep your clients happy – while maintaining your sanity.