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How Freelancers Should Combat the Feast-Starve Cycle

Friday, October 16, 2009

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How Freelancers Should Combat the Feast-Starve Cycle

There’s a common problem in the freelancing world which I call the “Feast-Starve” cycle. It’s simply the phenomena that you experience whilst freelancing, where one month all your clients will pay your invoices, and you’ll essentially be flooded and content with your earnings for that month (the “feast” month). Because the freelancer then tends to [...]

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3 Reasons Why YOU Should NOT Become a Freelancer

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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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 [...]

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101 Helpful Tips and Tricks for Freelancers

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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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 [...]

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9 Ways to Commit Freelance Suicide

Thursday, August 13, 2009

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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.

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Unemployment Rises…to Freedom!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

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Unemployment Rises…to Freedom!

After hearing so many gloomy news stories this recession, it is nice to hear some news which is actually good. I’m talking about the fact that unemployment is rising. If unemployment rises, employment falls. Time’s couldn’t be better!

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A Freelancer’s Guide to Scheduling Work

Monday, August 3, 2009

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A Freelancer’s Guide to Scheduling Work

We freelancers are in a very unique position compared with the rest of the working world. When assigned a project, we’re able to schedule work whenever we feel like doing it. This obviously, works as an advantage and a disadvantage. The advantage being you’re able to be flexible, and work at times which suit you [...]

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Balancing Work and Play

Monday, July 27, 2009

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Balancing Work and Play

One of the main reasons you probably decided to become a freelancer was the idea of having more free time on your hands which you could spend with things that mattered to you more, like family. Sometimes though, you can get a bit carried away with your freelance career, and end up designating more time [...]

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