by Shadi Paterson @ shadandjulia.com

by Shadi Paterson @ shadandjulia.com

For those thinking of foraying into the world of freelancing and in particular, using Upwork’s platform, to seriously reconsider before doing so.

Freelancing is no joke, and it’s not always pretty. I’d say freelancing is 90% fun up until the point where you actually have to ask for money. A common theme is a client disappearing for weeks on end, they’re on their business trip, they’re in the middle of a sprint. Yes, we’ve all heard it. If you’re a new freelancer. Don’t be disheartened.