5 Key Steps to Becoming a Reliable Freelancer Online

5 Key Steps to Becoming a Reliable Freelancer Online

There’s no denying that freelancing online is hard, especially if you do it full-time. Before you land long-term clients and achieve a stable income, you will face challenges that will make you rethink your decision to switch to working online. However, becoming a successful freelancer is not an impossible. The control it gives you over your time makes it a worthwhile pursuit. Who doesn’t dream of working whenever they want and from anywhere? Just to […]

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How to Start and Expand Your Career as an Online Freelancer

  Congratulations, you figured out that you want to become a freelancer! As you probably know, freelancing provides more flexibility and control over one’s time. There’s also unlimited earning potential as it is almost like running a business. On the flip side, it doesn’t come with employee benefits such as a steady paycheck, health insurance, 401(k) matching etc. Whether or not it is right for you depends on your personality. For someone who’s completely new […]

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Top 10 Freelancing Blogs to Learn From

  Freelancing is on the rise and the data points to a continued trend in American workers pursuing more flexible alternatives. In 2016, freelancers accounted for 35% of the US workforce, which is a whooping 55 million people. Whether it’s to earn additional income or explore an area of interest, more people than ever are choosing to freelance. Despite the associated perks of having more freedom and flexibility, being a company of one is no easy […]

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How to Maintain Clear Communication with Remote Freelancers

  When you lead remote freelancers, it is harder to ensure everyone’s on the same page because of the absence of face-to-face interactions. Effective communication in the workplace is hard as it is. Add distance and different time zones to the plate and it creates another layer of difficulty. It is so crucial to set clear expectations and clearly communicate tasks within remote freelancers. It may be more challenging, but it is not impossible. It […]

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4 Mistakes Freelancers Make When Pitching Clients

  More often than not, freelancing is the work of consistently developing your skills, updating your portfolio and pitching clients. Getting rejected, losing projects and having an unstable income are all part of it. It is fueled by a restless, proactive attitude that can overcome challenges and spring back from difficult times. This is why it’s not made for everyone. A crucial component of freelancing is the acquisition of projects. It gives the opportunity to […]

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How to Create a Remote Company Culture

  Culture is to a CEO what the genetic code is to an organism. It’s the defining characteristic of an organization and what many experts call “the personality of a company.” Typically defined as the set of beliefs and behavior that determine how hires and management interact with each other, company culture encompasses the company vision, values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs, and habits. Contrary to popular belief, hires do not forge the culture […]

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How to Digitally Network to Land New Freelancing Opportunities

  When done right, using social media can help advance your freelance career. We’re still getting used to networking with potential clients on Twitter instead of posting pictures of our lunch, but whether we like it or not, these channels offer legitimate opportunities. There is a common misconception about who the people to connect with are. We covet the attention of high-profile industry leaders when our clients could be the followers we never bothered interacting […]

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How to Use Social Media to Advance your Freelancer Career

  No one can deny that the world has turned to digital. The internet is changing the way we get our news, shop, meet people and even do business. Social media is a major contributor to this shift. Whether we use it to stay in touch with family and friends or laugh at memes and funny videos, it has become an important part of our daily lives. From facilitating the recruitment of talented candidates to […]

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The 10 Most Common Remote Hiring Mistakes

  Congratulations! You started a business, bootstrapped it until you raised some funding and now you’re ready to take your ideas to the next level. Behind every great company is a solid group of workers dedicated to its success. Every entrepreneur can identify their weaknesses and hire people to fill these voids. Running a successful business relies in part on building loyalty from workers and efficiently delegating tasks. A smart way to do that is through […]

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