Month: March 2017

The Freelancer’s Guide To Niching Your Business

by on March 14, 2017

“Choosing a niche,” or coming up with strong business positioning, is one of the most difficult exercises for many of the freelancers I’ve worked with over the years. I think they point to a big disconnect between what niching actually is and what niching is thought to be. What does it mean to niche? Every…

The Freelancer’s Guide To Taxes

by on March 5, 2017

This article is somewhat specific to the needs of freelancers who live in the United States, but I’ve tried to make it useful no matter your country. I remember when taxes used to be relatively easy. I’d get my paycheck, my employer would withhold estimated tax payments, and at the end of the year I’d file a relatively…