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Setting Your Rates as a Freelancer

As a freelancer of 10 years, one of the questions I get asked most often is “How do I determine how much to charge?”

The very first criteria you must establish is how much you need to make. Other ways of asking this are: What is a livable wage for you? How much do you value

By |May 23rd, 2011|Money|0 Comments

Five Questions for Adelaide Lancaster

Adelaide Lancaster is a co-founder, with Amy Abrams, of In Good Company, and she loves her job. She excels at making business ideas a reality and helping businesses grow to their potential. She founded In Good Company to respond to the isolation many women business owners feel. Membership provides women entrepreneurs with professional peers, events,

Five Questions for Marcela Landres

Marcela Landres is the author of the e-book How Editors Think: The Real Reason They Rejected You, and she loves her job.  She publishes the Latinidad e-zine, and she helps writers get published by editing their work and educating them on the business side of publishing.

1. What do you love about your job?

I get paid

Five Questions for Jon Ritzdorf

Jon Ritzdorf is an adjunct instructor of translation technologies and localization concepts at both New York University and the Monterey Institute of International Studies who loves his job.  In the classroom, he strives to empower translation newbies as well as veteran professionals through in-depth instruction of language technology, website localization and the business of translation.

Five Questions for Kamy Wicoff

Kamy Wicoff is a co-founder, with Deborah Siegel, of She Writes, the largest online community of women writers in the world, which provides  support, resources and actionable advice.  She blogs at The Salonniere, and tweets (somewhat infrequently) at @shewritesdotcom and @kwicoff.  You can become a fan of She Writes on Facebook on the She Writes fan

Inspiration Boost

Every one needs a boost of inspiration every once in a while—or if you’re going through upheaval, many times in one day—and there are lots of places to get it: books, supporters, quotes, affirmations, etc.

One of my most important touchstones for the last year has been Steve Jobs’s 2005 Stanford commencement speech. I love this

Just Say “Hi”

If you’re like me, sometimes you doubt your social skills, especially at an event where everyone is a stranger, and worse, no one is talking to each other. At times like these I remember a bit of advice given to me: the best way to start a conversation is still “Hi, my name is…” When

Five Questions for Corinne McKay

Corinne McKay is a French to English translator who loves her job. She
launched her translation business in 2002 after an eight-year career as a high school teacher and earned her translator certification from the American Translators Association in 2003. Corinne translates legal, corporate communications and international development documents and non-fiction books. In 2006, she published

Five Questions for Thavma Phillips

Thavma Phillips is an actor living in New York City who loves her job. She studied with Terry Schreiber, who is known to be one of the best living acting instructors.  Her work has been seen on stage, in independent films, television series, commercials and industrials. Her resume is available online.

 1. What do you love

Get Financially Naked!

The bloggers at LYJ are big fans of Manisha Thakor and her first book, On My Own Two Feet. Manisha is a personal finance expert on women and money, and when she asked us to review her new book, Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with your Honey, for Amazon we jumped at the

By |March 15th, 2010|Book Review|1 Comment