Brooke

Why You’re Not Getting Jobs on Upwork and How to Fix it!

When you see a great gig come on the Upwork job board, you pounce on it immediately, send off your proposal, and then….crickets.  Not so much as an invite to interview.  This has been happening for weeks. What’s going on?  How is it that other freelancers are getting hired while you see no movement at …

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5 Powerful Reasons to Start a Side Hustle (Besides Making More Money)

There are approximately 7.5 trillion ways to talk yourself out of something.  For years I talked myself out of starting a side hustle.  In my head I’d say: “I don’t have time.” “I’m not even sure what I would do.” “People won’t like/buy whatever I create.” “I don’t have enough money to get started.” While …

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The Keys to Keeping a Professional Online Presence

When you work for a company where you go to an office, professionalism is a lot of things. The way you present yourself physically: how you carry yourself and what you wear. The way you speak: word choice and tone. How you express emotions in different circumstances: how you react when you get frustrated or things don’t go …

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5 Personal Finance Tips for Freelancers to Make Money Management Simple

Transitioning to a career in freelance means a lot of things will change. Among them is the freedom to set your hours and choose your clients.  But deciding to pursue a freelance career also means the tasks you formerly left to HR and payroll now fall on your plate. These items may include understanding taxes, …

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