Tag Archives : career building


Freelancing 101: Alternatives To Unemployment – Investopedia

What Is Freelancing? Typically, companies hire freelancers to complete task-oriented projects like graphic design, programming, marketing, data analysis, blogging and copywriting. All of these projects are on a contract-basis with a definitive start and end date. Freelancers can customize a project load by serving multiple clients and by working on a number of projects. While some freelancers work from home, others rent office space in co-ops. Some companies ask freelancers to come to their offices. (For pros and cons of freelancing, read Be Your Own Boss By Freelancing.) VIEW ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE Independent Contractor Vs. Employee Freelancing is very different […]


IT’S ABOUT TIME YOU GET RID OF WHAT’S KEEPING YOU FROM FREELANCING

A STATISTICS PERSPECTIVE ON YOUR POPULAR FREELANCE JOB OPPORTUNITIES The graphs shown in this entry are based on oDesk’s Job Listings as of 08 November 2013. Whenever I come across a friend, or get introduced to someone, the subject of what I do for a living seems to be a must-bring-up subject. Not that I don’t mind having to tell them what I do. Some of them are gobsmacked that I make a living out of staying at home and being in front of the computer most of the time. While others are not shocked, there are those who are […]


NOT A [freelancing] SUCCESS STORY YET… BUT INSPIRING

A lot of people are under the impression that I may have already earned my first million in freelancing. That impression is wrong. I’m still working hard not to become a .com millionaire of some sorts but I’m doing it like clockwork to make sure I am “more than just getting by”. What you’re about to read next is not about me being preachy. It’s about me touching base on the realities of taking on a journey to quitting an office-job and gearing towards freelancing success. FACING THE REALITY AND THE HIGH HOPES OF FREELANCING SUCCESS When you heard your […]


SETTING YOUR FREELANCING GOALS AND BUILDING YOUR CAREER

For years of doing online jobs I still get quite a number of people raising their eyebrows. Skeptical questions are still being asked whether I do really make money online or not. There are those who doubt themselves, too as to whether they can be motivated enough to work from home. And while some are asking about my daily work habits, others would take the liberty to assume that I am probably an exception to the “freelancing rule”, as if there is an unspoken one. To be honest, I have not known of a freelancing rule written in stone yet. […]