Networking, contrary to popular belief is like walking into a room (virtual or real) and asking yourself “how can I help every single person in here?” Networking is helping others as much as you can without any thought for personal gain. It’s about thinking ‘who would find this piece of data useful or beneficial’. Building
Do you want to prosper as a freelancer? Or are you looking to quit your day job and become a fulltime freelancer? Then you’ll need a solid strategy to boost your earnings –and maintain that higher level of income over a long period of time. To help you get the most out of your freelance
In order to become the successful freelancer you’ve set out to be, you ought to effectively market your brand and it all starts with a marketing plan. The thought of creating a marketing plan might scare, bore, inspire or excite you. Whether your reaction is positive or negative the success of your marketing efforts will
In today’s unstable economy, freelancing is on the rise. In the U.S. alone, one in three workers are now doing freelance work. That’s 42 million Americans going without employer health insurance, 401(k) plans and flexible spending accounts. But it’s not all thick and thin — freelancing is often very fulfilling (for those who know). A
34% of freelancers i.e. writers, consultants, photographers, designers, and more—say securing work is their biggest challenge, according to a study by Contently. As the working economy shifts under our feet and businesses hire more freelancers, it’s now more important than ever to understand how to effectively navigate the freelance job market, especially if you’re new to
From marketing to internet security Going freelance seems to be in vogue. If you’re thinking about going freelance full-time or freelancing for the extra income, your choice of specialty is important. Not only do you want to choose a field, preferably, in which you have some experience and training, but you want to make enough
Once in a while you just have to hear it again. You might “know” that you ought to keep your to-do list short, but getting engrossed in the daily details creates a mile-long list of tasks. Reading (again) that a smaller to-do list equals less stress, opens your eyes and gets you back to center.
Are you interested in taking up freelance jobs but have no experience? Or have you recently started freelancing and aren’t able to get a project to work on? You need to get your potential clients to notice you and in order to do this, you need to do certain things so that you can portray your work
I’m guessing you’re a freelancer who has just completed a few projects or maybe you’ve been working as a freelancer for a while but you’re now noticing a decline in the amount of work you get or that your previous freelance clients don’t hire you again after your first job. If that’s bothering you, then you
Building efficient and long-term relationships with your clients is the key to having a successful freelancing career and a substantial income stream. Most clients are usually looking for a good freelancer to settle down with and outsource their work to on a regular basis. They actually use a simple strategy to find the best freelancers.