The popularity of freelancing and working from home has gone up in the past few years. Burned out office employees and parents who want to spend more time with their kids may find freelancing a welcome change. The idea of working out of the kitchen table while doing whatever else on your spare time is golden.
What new freelancers don’t often know — and won’t know until they’re weeks into freelancing — is that it takes a while to build a clientele. Scoping out clients may be easy; getting the job is a bit more challenging.