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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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So, What Happens If You Jump? 1

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” […]


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 […]

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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 […]


6 Ways You Can Leave Your Desk And Still Be Productive

Freelancers have been called so many names since they have become rather popular – and showed promise to resolve the employment issues of most people. The Internet has called them digital nomads, independent providers, telecommuters, etc. But whatever name you attach to freelancers, we cannot deny the fact the most of them are living the life that some others can only dream of – working from home, or even at times somewhere else more comfortable and “dreamy”. For a few years of being a freelancer myself, I have enjoyed my fair share of being on the road and still get […]

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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 […]


UNHATING MONDAYS – Three Ways To Reverse Your Attitude Towards The Dreaded First Day Of The Work Week

Arguably, Monday remains the most hated day of the workweek. This is when everybody just gets a thought bubble filled with daunting tasks to finish, and even catch up on from last week, when they haven’t even taken a shower yet. More than half of the working population seems to literally drag themselves out of bed on a Monday morning and dread having to think of what they need to do until the end of the day. This idea of Mondays bringing us down, and making us unproductive can actually be reversed by changing your routine. In three simple ways, you’ll find that Mondays […]

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YOU WON’T GET RICH IF YOU DON’T GET PAID – Payment Options Available to Freelancers

  Getting paid for their exemplary work and business projects is a general objective for freelancers and business owners. While some require a lump sum payment after the project is accomplished, others prefer to be paid on a “progressive billing method” or on a regular interval – all depending on their agreement with their clients. Having said this, getting paid should never be an issue as there are several payment methods available which you can suggest to your clients. Every payment method has its own advantages and disadvantages, including the possibility of a substantial charge for sendng or receiving the […]


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 […]