Category: Freelancing

Freelancing

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 also offer some people a favourable work/life balance that they simply couldn't achieve in a…

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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 that they want to develop while others dream of being able to use their work…

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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 self-employed people in the UK up to 4.2 million. The increase in self-employed people isn't…

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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 keeping everything in check – especially without overloading their most sacred possession: their computers. Luckily,…

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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 50% of freelancers use job bidding sites to find projects and under 15% of freelancers…

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Money Safe

In today’s world of digital transactions and online business, there are even more ways for people to steal your money and your identity. Luckily, there are steps you can take to stay safe wherever you are. Check out these 5 tips for keeping your money secure in an uncertain world. 1. Keep Track of Purchases &…

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