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Freelance Insurance: Can you Insure Yourself as a Freelancer? 

We’ve had a lot of questions come in over the past few weeks about how we survive as freelance writers. We’ve heard it all. “How do you make enough money to eat?” “How does freelance insurance work?” “Do you have to pay taxes?” Well, those are actually all good questions. And we’ve covered a few […]

Rent a Coder Reviews: Honest Review of this Service

Here on Freelance With Us, we primarily hear from readers who are in the editing and writing professions. And we tailor our website to suit you – offering reviews of services and products like SEO companies, self publishing services and software programs. It’s with freelance writers in mind that we wanted to bring you a […]

The Best Professional Tax Software for Freelancers

Everybody’s got to do it. No matter in which country you base your business, you’re going to have to face the tax man eventually. As a freelancer, this can be quite overwhelming at times. In the United States and most other countries, employment has its perks. One of those perks is that your taxes are […]

The Persuasive Essay: What is It (Samples, Examples, Guidelines)

Could you sell water to a whale? Thinking about running for office? Maybe it’s time you try your hand at a persuasive essay. A persuasive essay, also known as an argument (or argumentative) essay, is designed to bring the reader to agree with a certain point. The essay is a logical one, and despite its […]

How to Become a Freelance Journalist: Tips and Guidance

Whether you’re already a freelance writer or are just starting out, you may be curious as to how to become a freelance journalist. Freelance writing and freelance journalism are slightly different things, and we’ll cover the scope of the differences within this article. Ready to learn how to become a freelance journalist? Read on! What […]

Reflective Essays: What Is, How to Write, Examples

In a previous article, we talked about narrative essays. A narrative essay is one which tells a story, and is usually written from the author’s point of view. Reflective essays are similar to narrative essays in that they’re typically written in the first person. But there are differences between the two. Let’s explore reflective essays […]

The Narrative Essay: What is, Example/Sample and More

In previous articles, we’ve covered a broad overview of the different types of essays you may encounter as a freelancer. But, as promised, we’d like to continue by explaining in more detail what each of these essays entails. The narrative essay is one of the most commonly written types of essays. These are usually very […]

Essay Examples: What are the Different Types of Essays?

As a writer, you’re probably going to be tasked with writing more than one essay. In fact, if you haven’t written an essay lately, read on. Essays are a great addition to every writer’s portfolio. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a peek at different types of essays; we’ll leave it up to […]

Fiverr Arbitration and Fiverr Customer Support: Are You in Good Hands?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve published a few articles about Fiverr and how the website works. Fiverr is a legit site, and a viable way to make money as a freelance writer. But what happens when something goes wrong? How is Fiverr arbitration and Fiverr customer support? What’s the process when you have a […]

Is PeoplePerHour a Scam?

We’ve covered PeoplePerHour on Freelance With Us, and as a result we’ve gotten quite a few questions about it. Most of you shared your own experiences using the site, but some of you simply asked if PeoplePerHour was a scam. Some of you have cautionary tales, and we have a few of our own. But […]