Category: Freelancing

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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
Tips to Avoid Non-Payment

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
Block Your Creativity (1)

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
Digital Nomad

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
Follow-Up

9 Ways to Prevent Getting Stiffed as a Freelancer

You just hustled to complete a project be the deadline that you’re given. You’re proud of the work and promptly send-out the invoice for your much-deserved compensation. As each day passes, you get more restless, irritated, stressed, and defeated. It’s...

/ June 6, 2016
Stay Motivated

3 Ways to Stay Positive and Motivated as a Freelancer

Becoming a freelancer can take you on quite the journey. You are your own boss, determine your own schedule, and can even work in your underwear if you please. Like all journeys, freelancing can become exhausting and you might find...

/ May 26, 2016
Freelancer Potential

Are You Reaching Your Potential as a Freelancer?

We hear a lot about potential and the ways to reach it. However, most people have no idea about the importance of it for a freelancer. In fact, reaching your potential as a freelancer is crucial as it affects your...

/ April 15, 2016
Freelancer Careers

Freelancer Careers: 9 Reasons Why They Don’t Work & What You Can Do About It

While the concept of freelancing has been around for a while, it has only gathered significant momentum after the explosion of the internet and digital communications in the past decade or so. Thanks to high-speed broadband connections and the appropriate...

/ April 6, 2016
Improve Your Writing Skills

6 Ways to Become a Successful Freelance Writer

Do you have a flair for writing? Do you want to earn a living as a freelance writer? If you have just answered yes, then let’s start living a life of a successful freelance writer by learning some useful ways...

/ March 25, 2016