Archive | Featured RSS feed for this section

Is Blogging Really for You?

14. April 2010

13 Comments

Is Blogging Really for You?

We’ve run over why blogging can have profound effects on your career as a freelancer in terms of gaining exposure and “expert status” but what most people won’t realize is regardless of its advantages, blogging may not be for them. Here’s why. 1) Nothing to start, nothing to keep Starting up a blog virtually costs [...]

Continue reading...

Freelancing on the Beach: Working While on Vacation

8. December 2009

13 Comments

Freelancing on the Beach: Working While on Vacation

The best thing about being a freelancer is that you can take a holiday whenever you want. Luxury comes with its responsibilities and in this case means that ought to have a lot of discipline with your work. You may wish to take a work-free vacation and not work while on your vacation. I would [...]

Continue reading...

3 Reasons Why YOU Should NOT Become a Freelancer

15. September 2009

25 Comments

3 Reasons Why YOU Should NOT Become a Freelancer

There are certain traits required of a freelancer for him or her to become successful at what they do, and let me be the first to tell you, freelancing is not easy. Yes, ultimately you’ll end up with more freedom and spare time on your hands, but until you’ve mastered the art of efficiency and [...]

Continue reading...

101 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Freelancers

26. August 2009

25 Comments

101 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Freelancers

As a freelancer, you are in total control of what you do with your time, who you work for, how you work, and when you work. You control all aspects of marketing, and servicing your clients. That is why it is the ultimate goal of a freelancer to reach a state where their work flow [...]

Continue reading...

9 Ways to Commit Freelance Suicide

13. August 2009

10 Comments

9 Ways to Commit Freelance Suicide

In the world of freelancing there are several things which you can do which will ruin your freelancing career. Below are listed just nine of the many no-no’s which a freelancer should never do.

Continue reading...

6 Tips to Get Minted as a Freelancer

14. July 2009

7 Comments

6 Tips to Get Minted as a Freelancer

So many freelancers are under the perception that making serious bucks online is extremely hard and near impossible. This idea stems from ‘living in the box’ and by doing so, you have waved goodbye to the principles which started you off as a freelancer. There is no one way of ‘getting minted’ online. But here’s [...]

Continue reading...

5 Reasons Freelancers Need to Blog

11. July 2009

37 Comments

5 Reasons Freelancers Need to Blog

Many freelancers don’t see the almost symbiotic relationship between blogging and freelancing. They don’t see the vast, untold advantages it can have on their business. They don’t see any of it, they see it as futile and “a waste of time”. Well, let me tell you, if you’re a freelancer, and you haven’t started a [...]

Continue reading...