Working as a freelancer has its perks and its flaws. It is important to start your day on the right track to be as productive as possible but also as motivated as possible. So what makes one day more productive and more enjoyable than another? Let’s take a look at some simple pieces of advice that could change the way you start your mornings.
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This is an issue that is mostly bothering new people who have entered the freelance world and feel that they should accept almost any offer that comes their way. What a lot of them forget is that experience is gained through work, some more challenging projects can’t be done without it and you have none. Think about the job offer before you make a move, take a moment to sit back and imagine yourself working on that project. If everything is telling you that you aren’t fit for it, then it’s better to say no then to get bad feedback before even starting your freelance career.
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We all know how a project that we started can be the most important thing in our lives for a period of time and we want to see it through all the way to the finish line. What do we need for that? Competent people and possibly experts who would contribute to the project with their knowledge and experience. Small company owners usually don’t have that kind of staff so they go beyond their company and look for contractors elsewhere. This is where freelancers should come in regardless of what you are doing and what your project is about. Here is why. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Freelancer”
Freelancing is a specific kind of job. If you aren’t working on a group project there will be no boss, no PR service, contact with your clients is completely up to you. All of this requires more skills than just your profession. You need to be flexible, good with words and ready to adapt to different types of people you will meet along the way. This is why we are asking the question, what makes a good freelancer? Continue reading “What Makes a Good Freelancer”
The ever growing market of freelancers is becoming very competitive. Some numbers show that there are 54 million freelancers in the US alone. This is your competition, this is who you are competing against when sending a job proposal, so how do you stand out from the crowd? Honesty and a good background! It may sound simple but it’s not. Let’s try to break that down.
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Let’s face it, before we started our freelance journey we thought that it is the best possible solution for us. Flexible working hours, most of the time we can work how much we want, and when we want but some deadlines need to be met. When compared to a regular 9 to 5 job freelancing has a lot of advantages but they come at a price. Continue reading “How to Stay Focused While Working as a Freelancer”