Poll: Did your income from your second year of full-time freelancing increase over your first year?
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Mary Worby  Identity Verified
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Yes Sep 10, 2010

I know it did, but can't remember by how much. So I picked the 'can't remember' option!

 

Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Germany
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yes Sep 10, 2010

i can´t remeber exactly either, but it was by quite a lot

 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
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I suppose so Sep 10, 2010

But I can't remember that far back (some 30 years ago)...

 

Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
United States
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What I do remember... Sep 11, 2010

While I can't remember whether the second year was an improvement, I do remember that what emboldened me to take early retirement was a fat contract that took up most of my time during the first year and second years (picking up other clients along the way). I billed for progress payments and delivered the final chunk exactly 23 months later - on my way to the airport to move to California!

The real test came in the third year, and I remember that by that time I had garnered a nice lineup of clients. I was very blessed!


 


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