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The Secret and Freelancing

27. April 2010

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

26. April 2010

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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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When Your Work is Rejected

21. April 2010

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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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Innovative Freelancing

14. April 2010

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Innovative Freelancing

A definite way of making your business successful is to innovate and refresh your skill, marketing strategy and work life. Sometimes freelancers can confuse innovating within their business with the wrong kind of innovation and end up screwing up their business and driving away potential clients. Innovating Innovate everything within your business, advance your skills [...]

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How to Grow the Balls to Freelance

8. April 2010

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How to Grow the Balls to Freelance

Speaking to an experienced coder, I began to wonder why he chose 20 years of employment over being his own boss and freelancing. So I asked him, “Why don’t you consider freelancing?”. The answer he gave was something which concerns many people who want to become freelancers, or those of us who only freelance part-time. [...]

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Why I Screwed Up At Freelancing

5. April 2010

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Why I Screwed Up At Freelancing

It may come as a surprise to some of you, however, I was not always a successful freelancer. When I started off as a freelancer I failed, in fact, I failed drastically and at times I would regret even choosing this path. After so many failures and mountains of bills later, I actually started making [...]

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I Know What Freelancers Did Last Summer

2. April 2010

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I Know What Freelancers Did Last Summer

This Easter we have the opportunity to plan ahead for the summer vacation so that we can continue to successfully grow our businesses despite any distractions. In the summer it is usually difficult to avoid certain commitments and other times it is hard to work when it would be much nicer to enjoy yourself outside. [...]

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