Are you a Baby Boomer who finally figured out what you were going to be when you grew up only now to be faced with, “What am I going to do when I retire?” Maybe you’ve heard about the Second Act and wondered what that’s all about. Perhaps you’re that individual who always yearned to do something more than collect a paycheck, but weren’t sure how to get out of the 9-5 and become your own self-bosser aka an entrepreneur. A freelancer who sets his or her own hours, does what he loves and earns a living! Have you spent a lifetime mastering a skill-set just in time to be forced to retire and chuck it all? Or do you have a unique set of skills that leave you wondering, “I’ll bet I could make money at this, if only I had some direction, hacks and help.”
You can be frustrated with ageism. You can spend your time spinning your wheels wondering how to take something that you’re passionate about and make money – heck, even earn a living at it.
Whether you’re a Baby Boomer moving into your Second Act career or an individual who wants to learn what Savvy Freelancing and living A Savvy Freelance Life is all about, we have the resources you need.
You have to make some changes in the way you think about earning a living. You will need to learn some new skills and behaviors. Once you’ve begin the trip along the Freelance Trail you may just discover you’re able to live, and work, anywhere. You may be able to pack your life and your work into a suitcase or backpack and away you go.
“Freelancers are writers, editors, designers, but not hair dressers, personal shoppers, mechanics, sales people, right?” Wrong. Your butcher, your baker and your candlestick makers are happily, joyfully living A Savvy Freelance Life.
We are freelancers ourselves. We are Baby Boomers who are exploring our Second Act. We are making a living and have portable careers that allow us to speak at conferences, take extended vacations and work from home. We are self-bossers and we can help you realize your dream of self-employment no matter what stage of life you’re in. PPssst even high school and college graduates are yearning for a portable career!
We have the Field Guides to make your trip survivable, enjoyable and perhaps, even profitable!
You need to be savvy if you want to make a living doing what you love. Treat your writing as a business, not a hobby.
Resources, hacks, tips & articles to guide you on your freelance path.