Tag: Freelancers

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...

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...

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...

Clients From Hell: 30 Amusing Stories

Everybody has at least one client horror story, especially if you're a designer or developer. Dealing with imbecile clients who just don’t understand the hard work and time it takes to create a beautiful design takes guts. If you've ever been disrespected in...

5 Reasons Why Freelancers Should Accept Online Payments

More and more people are discovering the pleasures of freelancing. Whether they decide to freelance on a full-time basis or just to supplement their income, it’s a way to gain some control in a unique way. Accepting online payments can...

Why All Freelancers Should Monitor Their Reputations

Every piece matters! When you work with a larger company, you can use that company’s reputation to build up your own. Surely, since that company is amazing, you must be amazing too, right? At the same time, when you contract...

Which Online Invoicing Solution Is Right For You?

Becoming a Freelancer is often seen as a rather daunting endeavour. Although the obvious perks such as being your own boss and working from home are very tempting, the “nitty gritty” aspects such as accounting, invoicing and time tracking are...

6 Retirement Planning Tips for Freelancers

If you’re a freelancer, planning for retirement can be scary. There’s no one there to back you with a pension or a matching 401(k) plan, and you have to make all your retirement and investment decisions on your own. And...