Tag Archives: freelancing

Hiring Staff for Your New Blog: Is It Worth It?

Hiring Staff for Your New Blog: Is It Worth It?

Blogging is one of the greatest businesses growing with the emergence of the online economy. There are innumerable blogs from every corner of the world, whether by amateurs or professionals. Some post as a hobby, while others make a career of it, a money-earning profession. For those in the latter...

The Post Economic Crisis Freelancer Portrait

The Post Economic Crisis Freelancer Portrait

The entire world is worried about the effects of the economic crisis and the people who are more pessimistic consider that we are just going through another phase of a bigger crisis than the economists have told us. Even the most influential governors declared that they still don’t know where...

Innovation And Other Great Ideas – PART 2

Innovation And Other Great Ideas – PART 2

It’s a sad but interesting fact that war creates the greatest amount of innovation over a short period of time. It seems we are very bold about creating ways to effectively kill each other brutally then we are about improving the quality of life. This does, however, point to need...

Innovation And Other Great Ideas – PART 1

Innovation And Other Great Ideas – PART 1

Have you ever been sitting, watching TV and a show or ad comes on and you say, “I had that idea a long time ago!” and then feel like you’re a failure? Some people say there are no new ideas, that everything has been done and some say they have...

Effective Ways to Promote Your Online Business

Effective Ways to Promote Your Online Business

Freelancing is on a high, and more and more professionals are taking this route. Executive-level full-time professionals are not the only ones contemplating it; personnel at all levels and from various industries want a taste of freelancing. The lure of “becoming one’s own boss” and deciding one’s own schedule is...

Should Freelancers Outsource? Pros and Cons

Should Freelancers Outsource? Pros and Cons

If you are a freelancer and you’re contemplating outsourcing, know that it’s the happiest possible situation. Why? It means that all is well with your business, and you are getting more work than you can handle. Remember the moment you decided to take the plunge and become a freelancer. You...

Working With Recruiters: The Hard Truth

Working With Recruiters: The Hard Truth

After my last article on working with recruiters, there was some heated debate… name calling, threats… whatever you might call it, but the fact is, it was eye-opening and brought up some hard facts that need to be followed when working with a recruiter. The gist of the article was...

Prepare for Your Comfortable Death with These Online Tools

Prepare for Your Comfortable Death with These Online Tools

When most people think about preparing for their own death, they inevitably think about creating a will… it is sort of the default consideration regarding death planning. Of course, there is no question that creating a will is an enormously important step, and one that is ignored by far too...

Bait and Switch Job Seeking

Bait and Switch Job Seeking

Certainly there are many of us out there seeking jobs. Either we were laid off or just can’t stand our employers and their weird take on employee’s rights or practice of the Peter Principle and the promotion of serial incompetents and mental patients. In job searches for those who aim...

Freelancing Tips for Building Your Client Base

Freelancing Tips for Building Your Client Base

As a freelancer, you are free to put your feet up and work, if that’s what gets your creative juices flowing. Yet it takes talent, business savvy, commitment and time to be a successful freelancer. Freelancers are always in search of some work, so that they can earn something by...

Don’t Do TOO Good Of A Job!

Don’t Do TOO Good Of A Job!

Maybe this is happened to you. You’ve really nailed a project. You skip out of the client’s with a big smile because you’ve done the best work you have ever done. Months down the line, you haven’t heard a thing from the client and your emails are either not returned...

How To Handle The Business Side of Design

How To Handle The Business Side of Design

Starting a small business involves a lot of hard work and also requires the proper knowledge of how to manage it all. Having a degree in web development or graphic design is one thing, but does it really qualify you to be a business owner? More than likely it does...

A Guide to Freelance Writing as a Career

A Guide to Freelance Writing as a Career

Writing is an essential job skill. Businesses nowadays require writers in a variety of capacities, which has expanded the freelance writing field. If you are interested in working as a freelance writer, it’s time to begin setting your rates, marketing your services and managing your projects. Writing pushes you to...

The Constitution of a Modern Freelancer

The Constitution of a Modern Freelancer

The majority of the nations around the globe base their interactions between the habitants on a basic law, written or unwritten called the constitution. This entity guarantees various aspects of the common wishes of the citizens as a way of organizing, the most important civil rights and duties. A better...

Good Creative Brief for Better Customers

Good Creative Brief for Better Customers

A good brief is the very first step for a satisfying creative project and this is true for both, the designer and the customer. It is the mile stone to ensure to the designer working with the right kind of customers and to the customer having best result and high...