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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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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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 […]


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 […]