Ask a Freelancer Perhaps my favorite freelancer blog, Liz Andrade, this self-proclaimed “internet nerd and crazy cat lady” writes helpful blogs including ones on becoming a freelancer, finding clients and how to use social media to increase your business.
This Freelancer Life Fairly new but informative, this digital magazine is written by freelancers and is available on iPad, iPhone and Android.
Fab Freelance Writing Angela Booth’s blog has great posts for freelance writers, particularly online freelance bloggers.
Self-Employment Tips for Independent Contractors This is actually a blog post from Kathrin Tschiesche on tips for independent contractors. If you don’t mind giving out your email address, you can also download a free ebook “Working as an independent contractor.”
Guerrilla Freelancing This is a robust blog written in a fun, “tongue-in-cheek” style. Offers freelancers tips on gaining quality clients, setting pricing and getting paid on time!
Freelance Educator Tips from Creative Education A blog for teachers; it has posts about becoming a freelance educator and how to use social media to better your career.
Society of Professional Journalists Blog for Freelancers As the name suggests, a freelance blog just for journalists. This one is updated often and features advice from staff but also guest bloggers.
Escape from Corporate America Pamela Skillings left a lucrative 12 year career as a marketing exec to start her own consulting business “Skillful Communications” in 2005. She offers blog posts with tips on how to begin a successful freelance career.
All Business Blog This small business blog has some great posts for IC’s including Becoming an Independent Contractor: Taking the First Steps and 10 Tax Tips for the Self-Employed.
Freelance Shack: This blog has a wealth of information for freelancers including how to brand and market yourself, how to generate more leads and how to increase your rates.
Read about the quickly emerging Task to Talent Workforce: The “Gig” Economy (and why this is great for you!).