Blogging to Promote Your Freelance Business

17. October 2010

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Blogging to Promote Your Freelance Business

One way to show off how well you can write or provide content services is to start a blog about writing. Many self-employed writers have their own site. While your site should be powerful and persuasive it does not have be that difficult or complex in nature. A website of any kind is quite necessary [...]

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5. August 2010

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What Should You Charge for Copywriting Services?

What Should You Charge for Copywriting Services?

If you are in the business of freelancing writing then it is crucial that you figure out what you are going to charge your clients. There is a fine line between pricing yourself too high so nobody will hire you and pricing yourself so low that you are starving to death. Discovering what you charge [...]

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28. April 2010

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Should I Work on the Weekend?

Should I Work on the Weekend?

Some of you will remember Loverboy’s 1981 hit “Working for the Weekend” but does the idea expressed in the song actually have any meaning for freelancers? The dilemma new freelancers face as they become self-employed is whether to work on the weekend. Working as a freelancer may mean quitting the 9 to 5 routine to [...]

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27. April 2010

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The Secret and Freelancing

The Secret and Freelancing

A few years ago I read Rhonda Byrne’s book “The Secret” which tries to explain an idea which they call “The law of attraction”. I found the “law” of attraction to be an utter load of nonsense, and generally that Rhonda Byrne was a psychopath who needs serious medical attention. The Secret is growing into [...]

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26. April 2010

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12 Designs to See Before the End of the World in 2012

12 Designs to See Before the End of the World in 2012

There are some designs of sites which I am really fond of and I must stress that when I say ‘I’, it is my own opinion. There is no doubt in my mind that many of you will disagree with my opinion, but if this is the case then comment at the bottom and show [...]

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25. April 2010

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The Grand Marketing Manual for Freelancers

The Grand Marketing Manual for Freelancers

As you may know, we published The Grand Marketing Manual for Freelancers e-book last year in the hope of showing freelancers how to market their skills online in an effective and diverse way to bring in clients. It’s been pretty popular since launch, and we’d like to thank everyone who took the time out to [...]

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21. April 2010

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When Your Work is Rejected

When Your Work is Rejected

Dedicating yourself to hours of intensive work on a project only to have your virtual blood, sweat and tears to be rejected by your client can lead to unwanted conclusions. The crushing feeling of having wasted hours bent over a project and knowing that there were no fruits can make you feel down. Many freelancers [...]

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17. April 2010

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Working from Home

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Working from Home

There are two types of freelancers, the first who work from home and the second those who rent office space and go out to work. They both have their advantages and disadvantages, but which one is better? This article will aim to make your mind up between working at home and renting office space. Working [...]

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