No alarm clock. No dress code. No inane watercooler gossip. No boss!
The freelance life is pretty, well, freeing. You get to choose the projects you work on, establish your own schedule, and set your own standards of excellence.
Creative careers of all sorts often include freelancing in some capacity. At some point in your career as a front-end web developer, either on the side or as your full-time pursuit, you’ll likely find yourself in search of freelance work.
As with any endeavor, there are upsides and downsides to self-employment (take a look at this Freelancing vs. Full Time post for a thorough rundown). But there’s one indisputable aspect to freelancing: you want to attract consistent work.
How exactly do you do that? Here are five best practices for situating yourself to attract regular work as a freelancer.