Month: February 2019

7 Enlightening Pieces of Advice for Freelance Writers on the Road

As we all know, a growing number of writers rely heavily on freelancing nowadays. Many are motivated by the promise of supplemental income, but most are also attracted to the flexibility freelancing offers. Flexibility is often accompanied by mobility. If you’re someone who loves to travel, or if you’re a travel blogger, then freelancing is your best strategy for maintaining a steady income. More and more millennials are trying to be “digital nomads” for a living.

Friend, Foe, or Frenemy: Technology and Productivity

Waiting in line for your coffee; sitting at a table when a lull in conversation occurs; stuck at a seemingly interminable traffic light (shame on you!); as a distraction or reward after dealing with a difficult client at work; the list goes on, and on, and on. We’re always checking our Facebook, scrolling through our Instagram feeds, Snapchatting mundane occurrences, and texting. Even for less frivolous pursuits, our lives are inextricably tied to technology. Meetings are arranged, spreadsheets consulted, presentations delivered, video conferences conducted, and documents scanned on phones, laptops, and iPads. For all intents and purposes, one or more of these devices are necessities of the modern world.