7 Thought Leaders Every Freelancer Should Follow in 2017

Being a freelance warrior sometimes gets lonely and gloomy. You could lose your groove, struggle to get clarity about scaling your business or, the worst part, you might be unsure where to find the right advice. A traditional job has…

Fill Your Freelancer Toolkit with These Free Marketing Resources

As every freelancer knows, marketing your skills and talents requires a lot more than just advertising. Your branding and reputation is affected by your original content, visuals, scheduling and research; and you need supporting tools to create, compile, manage, track and…

Free Tech Resources Essential to the Freelancer

As a tech freelancer, designing a website (yours or a client's), keeping your projects straight, creating APIs, or starting to develop that new app can be costly and frustrating. The developers here at Moonlighting have gone  through those struggles and…

More is Better: Why You Should Fill Out Your Profile

What Looks Better? It’s pretty clear when the two paintings are side by side which one you’d want in your living room: the Mona Lisa that’s finished, filled in, and looks fantastic. A complete Mona Lisa is more valuable, viewed…

Beyond Uber and Lyft: New Ways to Increase Job Leads and Work

Yesterday in San Jose, California, thousands of freelancers, small businesses, developers, and entrepreneurs from various backgrounds and areas gathered together to network and share experiences. This gathering was at QuickBooks Connect, put on every year for people to connect, learn, grow, and…

Marketing Your Freelance Services: 5 Quick Things You Can Tackle Right Now

I once read somewhere, “Entrepreneurs are the only people who work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40.” If you are a freelancer or running a small business, it's likely you're the most hard-working person you know. Even when…

How to Manage Your Finances as an On-Demand Worker

On-demand work is a rapidly growing alternative to the nine-to-five job. Companies such as Uber, AirBNB, and GrubHub are effectively reshaping the economy. With on-demand work, workers can set their own schedule, work a variety of jobs at the same…

From Start to Finish: How to Get Your Freelance Career Off the Ground

What does the American Dream mean to you? For some it means living debt-free or owning a home. For others it means having the ability to travel the globe or the opportunity to spend time volunteering for an important cause. Self-employment is…