For those of you interested in freelancing and how to get started, check out this blog post and follow Jean on her freelancing adventures!
I’m going to assume that my last entry motivated you to quit your 9-5 job and start being the freelance journalist you’ve always dreamed of being. Here are 7 basic initial steps that I hope can lead to success. I’ll be using them as I start my self-employed journey, that you can follow on this blog. Please admire my figurine pen drawings (which I photographed with the BlackBerry I will relinquish to my boss tomorrow).
Without further ado:
1. Move to a developing country. I probably shouldn’t have mentioned this rule up top, because I consider this step optional. But paying cheap rent and living in an area full of rich material will make freelancing a million times easier. However, you can make it work anywhere so long as you keep your spending under control. That means no more shopping sprees at Sephora or H&M, and yes…
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