Category: Freelancing


Contracts and Documents: Free Legal Resources for Freelancers

We all know that sometimes it’s tough when employers refuse to pay you, claim your work, and ask you to go far and beyond what your initial job entailed. So, what can we do to protect ourselves from scams, terrible...

/ February 25, 2014

4 Marketing Techniques For Budget-Strapped Freelancers

These days, more people than ever are choosing to set-up their own freelancing business and it’s easy to see why. Freelancing allows you to work your own hours, choose your own clients and ultimately, become your own boss. It can...

/ January 29, 2014

How to Make the Move into Freelancing

If you’ve been working for awhile and feel the need for a change, you should considering taking a shot at freelancing. Almost everyone that I know has thought, at one time or another, about working independently. Some have a passion...

/ January 22, 2014

5 Tips to Help You Decide Your Rates as a Freelancer

Many have hailed 2013 as the era of the freelancer, and they seem to have a point. ONS Labour Market Statistics [links to PDF] show that between April and September 2013, 15,000 people registered as self-employed, bringing the total of...

/ January 14, 2014

5 Online SEO Services Freelancers Cannot Live Without

This is my collection of online SEO tools that I personally cannot live without. While you can initially use these free of charge, some do require a form of membership so you can harness their full power. Hopefully this list...

/ December 25, 2013

Document Management: Why Freelancers Need The Cloud

Freelancers are usually “on-the-go”, “get-it-done” type of people. They’re running in a thousand directions, working on multiple projects, and trying to reign in new opportunities all at once. Even the best of them have a tough time staying organized and...

/ December 11, 2013

How I Made Over $7,600 on Elance in Just One Month

A common misconception about freelancing sites like Elance and Odesk are that it’s impossible to make decent wages on there due to high competition from offshore competitors. In fact, a recent poll conducted by Freelance Switch showed that less than...

/ October 31, 2013