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Carrie Smith Nicholson
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Helping freelancers overcome financial mountains!
Helping freelancers overcome financial mountains!

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Need a better system for calculating and paying self-employed taxes? +Painless1099 has you covered!

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Just because you can spend money on upgrading your business doesn’t mean you always should. This is a trap that many freelance business owners fall into, and I was no different.

Here’s my process for cutting my business expenses by nearly half from 2015 to 2016.

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If you have big goals, that go beyond the beginner-level writing aspirations, and are truly ready to earn more money writing this year, then listen up! Here are 10 proven things I’ve done, or am currently doing, to earn more money as a freelance writer!

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I was not prepared for the what the freelance finance world would bring. In fact, (confession time) I absolutely HATED my financial situation up until this year. I could never seem to get on top of my finances. The basics were covered, but my goal of financial independence still seems a very long way away. Are you feeling the same way? I have a solution!

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Accounting isn’t sexy and neither is keeping up with your monthly business bookkeeping. That’s why you hire an accountant, right?

Yes, but it’s still important to understand how your freelance finances work so you can be confident about your money and keep things moving smoothly. That’s what being a smart and financially savvy freelancer is all about!

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Yep, all that time you spend on Facebook can actually bring more client work your way. Here's my proven method for doing so!

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No experience? No problem. There ARE some good ways to find freelance jobs when have you have little, or no, experience. It just takes a bit of out-of-the-box thinking! Here’s how to get started.

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Book publishing update! Back in April of this year I announced that I was offered a book publishing deal. I signed the contract in October 2015 and had six months to write the book. I turned in the final manuscript at the end of April 2016.

Since then, a lot has happened. Click the link to find out what happened and why I may not be publishing the book as soon as I thought.
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