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
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
Outsourcing was once forbidden in the business world. There was a negative stigma attached to the idea of outsourcing, as many thought companies were simply looking for a way to cut their costs by finding cheaper labour. However, outsourcing is one of the smartest tools businesses have at their disposal, as outsourcing has not only
By Ike Okosa Have you recently decided to go freelance to supplement your current income? Are you looking to build a career out of freelancing? One thing’s for sure – you’re likely to need some help. Depending on what type of work you’ve decided to do, the first thing you’ll need to know is where
By Toka eWorker is a community as much as it is a tool for winning work and like any community it certainly has a social aspect. eWorker‘s rise to prominence has to a large extent been mirrored by the growth of social media and if you’re a freelancer, both can work wonderfully well together to
By Toka Your brand is everything you’ve got, hence you need to ensure it is well known if you would like to grow your business to the heights you envisioned when you started out. Instagram is a very great opportunity for rapid brand building if you have a good understanding of the strategies to employ.