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Improve Your Writing With These Editing Tips 1

Teachers, business people, and just about everyone else it seems complain often and loudly that people today (usually “kids today”) don’t know how to write. I’m convinced, though, that a big part of the problem (perhaps the biggest part of the problem) is that people don’t know how to edit. We labor under the notion that good writing flows easily from the pen or typing fingers, and that editing too much will “kill” our work. The best writers know differently, of course — their memoirs and biographies and writing manuals are filled with stories of books that needed to be […]

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DIDN’T SLEEP WELL LAST NIGHT? – Here’s How You Can Still Get Some Work Done

Not getting enough sleep – whether as a result of a sleeping disorder or just because you wanted and needed to stay up all night – can cause a lot of disruption, not just to our bodies but also to our minds. It makes us irritable and unfocused. And then it leads us the inability to get some work done. And if we’re running after a deadline, we might just as well prepare to explain or find a workaround to carry out such tasks. As a freelancer, you will have to battle the challenges of not getting enough sleep. And […]


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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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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 […]


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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PUTTING THE SPOTLIGHT ON READERS – Getting To Know Your Audience

Of course we have seen how Internet technology has dynamically changed and advanced through the years, and along with it came the conclusion that writing for the World Wide Web will be the biggest trend in authorship. A staggering amount of surveys and statistics have been conducted showing that Internet traffic massively grows year after year. Though print media is still very much around, millions of readers have turned on to the Internet for almost everything that they wish to read about. Add the development of smart gadgets like phones and tablets, and we can be sure that this industry […]


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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GET GOOGLE TO FIND YOU – How You Can Make Your Articles Search Engine Friendly 1

Before anything else, I’d like to start by saying that this post is not a comprehensive guide to Search Engine Optimisation, which is a rather complex matter to talk about in a single article. But no worries, we will eventually discuss SEO bit by bit in other articles. This, however, is your freelancer’s guide to how you can make your online content way friendlier to Search Engines. If you’re looking to have Google, Yahoo, and Bing find your articles and index them in their search results – and have them remain there consistently, take the organic approach, which everyone still […]


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 […]


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 […]