freelance tech skills

Top 9 Freelance Tech Skills in Demand in 2019

  The future is freelance tech skills, and it is now. The tech of the internet has enabled us to work from wherever we please, which has boosted the gig economy. The rise of tech has also created a huge demand for various tech skills. As a result, the freelance market is booming at an unprecedented rate. The demand for freelance tech skills is rising, but not as fast as supply. This kind of climate […]

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Freelance Graphic Design Rates

Freelance Graphic Design Rates 2019: How Much Should You Pay?

  Wondering how much you should be paying for graphic design work for your business? We were too! We dug into the different factors that affect freelancer graphic design rates and laid out what you can expect to pay for each based on a variety of factors you need to consider. On FreeeUp, each freelancer sets his or her own rates and works to provide estimates based on your project’s scope, goals, and outcomes. The […]

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gig economy statistics

6 Gig Economy Statistics for 2019

  Where is the World’s Workforce Headed in 2019? The fact that we can easily find gig economy statistics at all shows that freelance work is has moved from being a real thing to being a notable trend. The internet has changed so much about how we live and work. It has brought everything so much closer together. Looking at the available gig economy statistics, we can see just how much global connectivity has changed […]

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2018 Holiday Season

10 Facts You Need to Know About the 2018 Holiday Season

  We’ve all seen the disturbing images on TV of angry mob stomping each other in a frazzled attempt to be the first shopper in the door for a Black Friday sale. While those incidents still happen, more consumers than ever are heading online for their holiday shopping needs. The continued growth in online shopping is just one trend we’re watching for the 2018 holiday season. Here are other things you should know: Loose Purse […]

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outsourcing pros and cons

5 Pros and Cons of Outsourcing to Freelancers

  All the outsourcing pros and cons may have left you in so much doubt about hiring freelancers that you just can’t make up your mind. Is it safe to hire freelancers? Can I get the talent I need? Will I be able to maintain control? Am I really going to save? I have right here 5 of the major outsourcing pros and cons so you can see it all laid out nice and neat. […]

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Outsourcing Platforms

The Top 4 Outsourcing Platforms With Vetted Freelancers in 2018

  One of the most frustrating and time-consuming parts of hiring remote freelancers is digging through profiles and applications to find the right candidate. We’ve heard (and experienced) horror stories of trying to hire through large, free-for-all outsourcing platforms, which is why we recommend using a network with pre-vetted freelancers. By using outsourcing platforms with vetted freelancers, you save time, reduce hassle, and can get right down to getting your project started and completed. When […]

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4 Reasons a Millennial Would Prefer Working as a Freelancer Over Going Corporate

  Have you ever wondered why it seems that a younger person in today’s workforce would normally prefer working as a freelancer over working in a corporate setting? About two years ago, I walked away of my corporate position. I was making well over six figures as an engineering manager. I didn’t leave because I hated it. Most days, I actually liked it. I left because it wasn’t working for me and the lifestyle I craved. […]

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freelancing impacts economy

How Freelancing Is Impacting the Philippine Economy

  Freelance is the way of the future for human resources. The emergence of online freelancing in the Philippines has given professionals more freedom and opportunities to make a living from the other side of the world. Filipino entrepreneurs recognize how freelancing impacts the economy. There has been an evident shift in how professionals work and how businesses think about how outsourcing offers flexibility. Years from now, we will see a thriving market that caters […]

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What Does Freelance Mean? How Do You Make Money Freelancing?

  Freelance is “working on a contract basis for a variety of companies, as opposed to working as an employee for a single company,” according to If you’re like many people, the first thing that might come to your mind when you think of freelance is writing, but if writing doesn’t suit you and you have another unique skill that you can market, then you can become a freelancer. Skills that sell are those […]

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