Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Conversation with Dr. Freelance

September 23, 2010

I had the opportunity recently to interview Dr. Freelance, aka Jake Poinier, principal at Boomvang Creative Group, a Phoenix-based editorial services/advertising/marketing firm, and the erstwhile blogger on a variety of entrepreneurial topics at Jake’s Take. You can learn more about Dr. Freelance, ask him questions, and read his great advice at http://deardrfreelance.com/. Right now, take some time, sit back, and enjoy our conversation.

MSE: Could you tell us about your background? How did you get … Read more.

Patience, Grasshopper

September 15, 2010

PATIENCE isn’t one of my strong suits. I have a hard time waiting to reap the benefits of my hard work. Like Veruca Salt in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, I want it now. I want instant gratification, instant success. This doesn’t happen in freelancing.

I have been working as a freelancer for four years now. During those four years, I have learned that publishers move according to their schedule, not mine. I have also … Read more.