Category: Freelancing

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4 Simple Solutions to Working from Home

Millennials are squashing the typical 9-to-5 office format in favor of more flexibility, variable hours, telecommuting and non-traditional work space. In fact, it’s estimated that 3 million Americans currently work from home and that number is expected to increase 63% over...

/ September 23, 2016
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5 Signs It’s Time For A Freelancer To Fire A Client

No freelancer wants to fire a client. For most of us, a client represents a considerable investment of time in promotion, marketing, and relationship-building. Keeping an existing client is more cost-effective than finding new clients to fill the gap. But,...

/ September 20, 2016
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The Freelancer’s Handbook: How To Procrastinate Wisely

Procrastination is common not only to freelancers, as you might think, but to every human being. We would hold off on anything that requires us to spend even a tiny bit more vital power than we are already spending on...

/ September 15, 2016
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4 Sure Ways Of Failing As A Freelancer

The journey of freelancing is not an easy one; otherwise, everyone would have preferred it. The agility and flexibility that freelancing offers are unparalleled. A freelancer has autonomy, a factor absent in many formal employments. By autonomy, I mean you...

/ September 1, 2016
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6 Time Management Tips for Developers

Your time is precious, especially when your life entails earning money from how you spend your time as a developer. We all want more money. The more the merrier to be honest, and hence you can get tempted to take...

/ August 31, 2016
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Legal Concepts for Your Graphic Designer Contract Agreement

Scope Creep Imagine you’re in a conversation with a potential client, and they ask you to design a logo that will look great on the web. You agree on a price. After a few days, the client messages to tell...

/ August 3, 2016
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How Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Help With Freelancing

Living the life of a freelancer has its own benefits and disadvantages. Undeniably, it offers less long-term certainty when you’re still starting out. You might even experience long droughts in between jobs and opportunities. But it exchanges all that for...

/ July 21, 2016
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Tips to Avoid Non-Payment in Your Freelance Writing Gig

Your application as a freelance writer had just been accepted when this not-so-obscure question pops into your head, “Will I get paid on time – or at all?” Outsourcing your writing services online internationally for hopes of remuneration based on...

/ July 14, 2016
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10 Things You do that Block Your Creativity

We all go through periods of creative blockage. But instead of sitting around and waiting for inspiration to strike you out of the blue, you can instead pinpoint what interrupts your creative activity and just deal with it. Here are...

/ June 28, 2016
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Will Your Freelance Work Support a Digital Nomad Lifestyle?

Over the last few years, people have been realizing that one of the great advantages of being a freelancer is that you can work from anywhere. The advantages of freelancing – control over your schedule, freedom from the office and...

/ June 14, 2016