Learn the ABCs of successful freelancing.
Learn the ABCs of successful freelancing.

I started freelancing part-time in 2013. When I started, I taught paralegal studies and was an adjunct criminal justice instructor as well. I was also working as a paralegal in a very small law office (two lawyers). I had some very personal reasons that made it clear to me that self-employment was really my only option (on top of the fact that it quickly came to my attention that the male adjuncts with fewer credentials made more money; I had zero desire to find an attorney or fight the matter).

I started freelancing on top of my two other jobs…


Could California’s Freelance Law be a dangerous precedent for the nation?
Could California’s Freelance Law be a dangerous precedent for the nation?
Could California’s Freelance Law set a dangerous precedent for the nation?

As someone who has successfully supported my family as a freelance SEO writer and editor for the last seven years, I’ve watched and listened to both sides of the California freelance law debate with great interest despite living in the midwest. Full disclosure, I stopped referring to myself as a freelancer within six months because as most of us who work in this capacity know, many people who have absolutely no experience with it (or who failed at it) treat the concept as synonymous with “unemployed.” …

Robin Bull

Freelance writer, editor, SEO goddess, shenanigan maker. Married. Mom. Jiujitsu: Empire BJJ — Norman, Oklahoma.

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