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The 6 Drastic Changes That Take Place When You Decide To Become A Virtual Entrepreneur There will be a lot of lifestyle and work habit changes that you need to prepare for as you transition from being around colleagues to being your own boss. Sure, it’s quite exciting to think that you’re about to transition from being a salaried employee to a virtual entrepreneur. It gives you thrills in so many ways working for yourself and being your owns boss. Although a lot of us will agree with that idea, some will still insist that you are still an “employee” […]

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Getting Rid Of Your [Freelancing] Isolated Feeling 2

I have heard a lot of people tell me how boring it must be to work alone at home without anyone to talk to. I have told them that it’s not always the case. It isn’t boring when you know you can get to carry out tasks on your own without someone heckling about. If you’re not used to working with no people around, then it takes a lot of getting used to. But if you are, you’ll find that freelancing is quite as great as any other job. However, getting the hang of being on your own can be […]


YOU CAN’T JUST QUIT YOUR JOB – There Are Seven Things You Still Need To Plan Before Shedding Your 9-5 Look

After what you’ve heard from people that a freelancing career can be very lucrative and enticing, you might want to consider a lot of things first. Sure, it is inviting to be your own boss and work at your own time – even sometime without having to come up with reports that are not really being read in meetings. It can be liberating to finally know you make the decisions about where you want to go in your career. However, you must know that as a virtual entrepreneur there are no guaranteed paycheques and you need to work everything you […]

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That Down Feeling Can Hinder Your Own Freelancing Satisfaction

Home has just had another definition. It is where the heart is as a lot of us have known over the years. And as telecommuting (or working from home) has become quite popular, home has also been defined to be one’s main office – where the projects you want are done in your own time, allowing yourself the chance to do things at will and then some. But after some time you find yourself feeling a bit dissatisfied and lonesome. Why? In spite of the benefits you get from working at the very comfort of your home, there are quite […]


DO YOU WANT TO BE ON TOP? – Defining The Purpose Of Portfolio Websites & SEO

It’s undeniable that freelancing is a fast-rising career on the Internet. What with several freelance job markets and ad boards around catering to a staggering number of independent contractors, there is no doubt that there should be a project for almost everybody – from writers to web developers, designers, and countless others. I came across a question, just today, in a freelancing discussion board while I was going through my daily routine and I found it to make a lot of sense. Given that as freelancers we want to find the best prospects and work with them on a rather […]

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HACK YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS – The 10 Rules To Make Freelancing A Simple, Successful & Sustainable Career

There is no shock factor to the news that a lot of freelance contractors have been making things complicated, whether they intended to or not, as they embark on the journey to becoming their own bosses. While a lot of freelancers find it a bit of a challenge to put everything into place, others hacked ways to make it simple and profitable. They manage to smile while being very productive at the same time. If you have been banging to get yourself out of that mess and repetitive drill, here are ten basic things you can put to use to […]


WORKING INDEPENDENTLY: Your Friend’s Impression Of Freelancing Is Not True

Have you more than once come across a friend skeptical about the way you work independently when you decided to quit the office and set up a productivity-conducive workstation at home? Has it bothered you and made you think that perhaps freelancing is not a very plausible option for career growth? Well, you and every second person in the world must have gone through that. And sometimes you couldn’t help but either cringe or be indignant about deciding to be your own boss. For many of you freelancers, here are the six most common false impressions that people make about […]

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2014 PERSPECTIVES – A Fresh Insight On Today’s Freelance Marketplace

The thing that keeps most people from having a go at freelancing is their apprehension of going broke. Given that freelancing gives them the liberty to choose when to work and what to work on puts them in an “eat-what-you-kill” situation – getting paid only when the job is completed. Sometimes, they even have to wait for cheques to start clearing and coming in. Even if economic growth is slowly thriving together with improvements in job opportunities across the world, freelancing has been a significant part of the employment landscape, and is seen to prevail more in 2014 and the […]


THE 2014 FEARLESS FORECAST – Upcoming Trends Freelancers Can Take Advantage Of

2013 may have been challenging for you as a freelancer, but that doesn’t mean you’re going to easily give up. You may just have lost focus or have not fully grasped the trends that were last year. Then again, it’s not too late to up your game. The freelancing world is going to stay for years and as we have said in our previous article [CHANGING PERSPECTIVES – A 2014 Forecast on The Emergence of Small Scale Businesses, How To Start One, and Focusing On Sustainable Progress], this should just be any freelancer’s dream – having more jobs generated by […]


CREATING AN IMPRESSIVE ODESK PROFILE

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Working with someone from across the globe has been made so easy, just like working with someone beside you. However, just the same as every other job, you need to have skills, knowledge, and the initiative to succeed in freelancing.

oDesk suggested that the first step into landing a good job that your can make a career out of is an impressive profile. In this video, you’ll see the basic steps and learn about useful insights in creating a great profile – from your photo to your skills and work experience.

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