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The Principles of Successful Freelancing by Miles Burke

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Chapter 4Set Yourself Up

To be a successful freelancer takes hard work and a focus on productivity. Sort yourself out with a desk and chair, the right software, and a good working environment, and you’ve taken the first steps to achieve that success.

In this chapter, we’ll consider the best location for your home office, the basics of ergonomics, and the importance of keeping leisure and work on separate sides of the fence.

Then, we’ll touch on maintaining your health, take a look at strategies of time tracking and scheduling, discuss the subject of personal productivity, and check out some online tools you may want to consider using in your freelance life.

We’ll also deal with those all-important legal contracts, look at the benefits of software ...

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