Should You Ever Turn Down Work as a Freelancer?

2 weeks ago / by Nicole Dickinson
Should You Ever Turn Down Work as a Freelancer?
As a freelance proofreader, turning down work can seem really difficult. Not only are you reducing your potential earnings, but you're turning away clients you’ve worked hard to reach. But you should never feel pressured into taking on work. After all, isn't freedom the whole point of freelancing? We think…
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Editor Profiles: Christina (Setting Up a Freelance Business)

2 weeks ago / by Jude Marriott Haresign
Editor Profiles: Christina (Setting Up a Freelance Business)
Becoming a proofreader opens you up to a world of opportunity. And getting a distinction in our Becoming A Proofreader course guarantees you work with Proofed. But with the skills you gain, you could even begin setting up your own freelance business. Introducing Christina: since completing the course, Christina proofreads…
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5 Tips to Help You Stay Active While Working from Home

3 weeks ago / by Jude Marriott Haresign
5 Tips to Help You Stay Active While Working from Home
If you’re a freelance proofreader, you might be becoming all too familiar with working from home, and you’ll know how hard it can feel to stay active. But home working needn’t be a sedentary lifestyle. In this post, we’ve got five great tips to help you stay active while working from…
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How to Deal with Rejection as a Freelance Proofreader

3 weeks ago / by Yessica Klein
How to Deal with Rejection as a Freelance Proofreader
Regardless of how successful your freelance proofreading career is, rejection is inevitable at some point. Whether it's in-person rejection, a difficult client, or a negative response to a cold email, it can be hard not to take it personally. But you can use every rejection to your advantage if you…
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