This piece could also be titled "Five Hours of My Life I'll Never Get Back." So there I am, on my way to visit a longtime
Bob lives in a hotel in Vancouver with his Spinone, Clio. As a freelance writer and the principal behind <a rel="nofollow">GhostedMedia.com</a>, Bob writes financial communication materials and consults on marketing and investor relations strategies for small cap companies, primarily in the U.S. <br> <br> On the Internet since 1995 following a 17-year career in the brokerage industry in Canada and the U.K., Bob has also written for some of the most influential financial portals including GNN, AOL Finance, U.S. and Canada, TheStreet.com, UpsideToday.com and the online <em>Globe and Mail</em>. He has also written a series of articles for a failed relationship site... long story. <br> <br> Visit Bob on LinkedIn <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/bobbeaty" rel="nofollow">here</a>.
I find the best time to build a business is when it is ugly out there. And I haven't seen it this ugly for a very long time, if ever.
08/12/2011 11:12 EDT
Freelancers, especially writers and the ubiquitous 'consultant,' must have a significant amount of real world experience. To merely apply book learnin' to your freelance offerings will expose you as a lightweight.
07/29/2011 11:28 EDT
On first blush, I thought content mills were appalling, as they got really cheap content and resold it for, I suspect, way more than a few dollars. What I found out though kind of mitigated my initial disgust.
07/19/2011 03:01 EDT
When you hang out your shingle as a freelancer, everyone seemingly wants your help. They just don't want to pay you. Or they
06/30/2011 12:53 EDT
Due to fear, self-loathing, bad skin or a combination, freelancers will talk themselves in circles and bore a potential client into inaction. The prospect is going to think you are indecisive, and if I am not mistaken, we are supposed to be professionals.
06/23/2011 12:57 EDT
Is social media magic? Maybe, but pulling back the curtain and applying some due diligence and caution will save you from hemorrhaging your limited cash on the wrong wizardry.
06/09/2011 08:46 EDT
If I had a dime for everyone who asks what I do and then looks at me like I'm either nuts or their new personal hero, I'd be sipping copious amounts of Bunnahabhain, neat, in Scotland.
05/27/2011 09:26 EDT
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