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Should I Work on the Weekend?

28. April 2010

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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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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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Is Blogging Really for You?

14. April 2010

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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 [...]

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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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A Lazy Freelancer is a Sexy Freelancer

24. March 2010

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A Lazy Freelancer is a Sexy Freelancer

Let me just make it clear that by “lazy” freelancers, I am not referring to people who do nothing except play Halo/COD and waste their entire day, rather people who generally work hard but laziness slows them down from time to time. It is those freelancers who can use their laziness as a strength to [...]

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88 Tips to Make You a Productive Freelancer

12. March 2010

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88 Tips to Make You a Productive Freelancer

This article is not only as a summary of what we have discussed during ‘Productivity Week’ but there are additional pieces of advice for all freelancers and entrepreneur. Following all these points or at least most of them is guaranteed to increase your productivity, income and assist you in managing your time. The ultimate goal [...]

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10 Purchases To Save You Time

8. March 2010

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10 Purchases To Save You Time

I am not usually a fan for buying gadgets unless they are for a genuine reason. Buying something which will help you to save time is definitely a genuine reason to purchase it. I have discussed ten items which have helped me to save my time. There are probably more purchases you can make but [...]

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