Are you reading this posting in your comfortable Steinway-equipped studio at your brand new Mac (paid for by the deparment) as you enjoy a life of privilege and elitism as a tenured piano faculty at a major university? No?
Well then, chances are you're one of the other 99.9% of us that needs to freelance in order to make a living as a performing artist. Freelance Switch has a list of 101 great resources for freelancers with lots of useful tools for time tracking, invoicing, project management, legal stuff, web tools, marketing, and other resources for those of us in the music profession's silent majority.
This is the first post in a new tag category that focuses on ideas and resources for the freelancing musician. Stay tuned for more--even though you might be one of the lucky few that gets to enjoy your sabbaticals in the south of France selecting wines, chances are your students will eventually need to freelance if they are to make a living in the arts.