Freelancer Finances, My WordCamp Kent Presentation

Two years ago I went to my first WordCamp in Kent, Ohio. As I listened to the first talk, I knew the weekend was going to be awesome. A few months later, I gave my first WordCamp presentation and wrote my first blog post on

I’m super excited to be back at WordCamp Kent and to be presenting — this time on one of my favorite topics — finance.


Calling all freelancers! Whether you focus on design, development, content creation or marketing, there’s more to freelancing than just being good at your trade. In order to be able to service your clients, you have to keep YOUR business running and that means getting those finances in order. We’ll talk about the basics (fixed vs. hourly, time tracking, invoicing and profit to name a few) as well as more advanced topics (like IRAs and planning beyond this month). There will be spreadsheets.

Here are the slides from the talk and watch below for a bonus recorded version!


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