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Posts Tagged ‘home business’

Going Home After a Long Day at Work… Oh Wait

August 24th, 2015

Today’s blog post is going to sound a little “taking things for granted,” sprinkled with some “the grass is always greener on the other side.” Please indulge me, recognizing that I have been a full-time freelance writer for just a few months shy of a full decade now. During that time, I have worked (almost) […]

I’m Michael Kwan and This Is How I Work

April 13th, 2015

Every now and then, someone I meet will be surprised to hear that I don’t have a “day job” beyond what I do as a freelance writer. Sometimes, they’ll be even more amazed that I have been able to sustain myself with my humble small business for the better part of a decade. This can […]

The Five Steps to Building a Successful Small Business

August 9th, 2013

In yesterday’s post, I wrote about how the Internet has really started to level the playing field, allowing all sorts of “content producers” to get in front of increasingly larger audiences. The same kind of phenomenon can be observed in the world of business. Whether you’re a freelance writer like me, an artisan jewelry maker […]

Living on a Freelancer’s Budget

March 5th, 2013

Freelancing is financially challenging, even in the best of times. But in today’s troubled economy, the ups-and-downs of full-time freelancing can cause some to question their chosen career path. But, with a few nuts-and-bolts tips – and an occasional reality check – successful freelancing is possible. Avoid Credit Card Debts On a bad month, just […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Down to Business

November 28th, 2012

Even though the holiday season is upon us and the stockings are getting hung by the chimney with care, we still have to work to put food on the table and a roof over our heads. And it is with that we start this week’s speedlink. There’s more to freelance writing than just the writing. […]