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 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.