Freelancing

Think You Deserve a Raise After 3 Months? Think Again

After 3 months, you have - at best - only just learned what your job actually entails.<p><i>Is it considered rude to ask for a raise after only 3 months of working? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>…

Business

How Tech Freelancing Can Help You Get Through College

College students are notorious for being broke and living off Ramen noodles, taking out loans and maybe supplementing their studies with a part-time job or two to bring in a few dollars. But for those pursuing tech careers, there’s a much more appealing and lucrative option than restaurant work or …

UC Berkeley

Freelance Is NOT Free! Here’s How Freelancers Can Protect Themselves From Being Exploited

Can you imagine paying only 50% of the bill at a restaurant because you didn't like the food after eating it?orTaking an Uber/Ola cab and then not …

Employment

Flexible work Options for New Moms 2017

My blog focuses on parenting, being a mom and working, travelling with your kids, and also ways to improve your home. I give new and helpful tips …

Lifestyle

5 Ways To Get More Freelance Writing Jobs

Do you feel like you’re not doing enough to get freelance writing jobs?<p>You take a look at other freelance writers and think: “What’s their …

SEO

Pros and Cons of Freelance Writing.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) For every pro there is a con to freelance writing. From how often and consistent assignments come to …

Writing

Get More Clients as a Freelance Developer with these 8 Helpful Tips

As a freelance developer, you’re constantly looking for ways to keep your client pipeline flowing.<p>But as coding becomes a more common skill, the …

Programming Languages

5 Freelancer Specialists to Help Grow Your Blog

When I first started a blog, the only thing I thought about was the content.I was going to take on the world with my prose, because I would …

Digital Marketing

10 things I wish someone had told me about becoming a freelancer

When I started shooting several years ago, I never imagined I would be able to make my hobby an actual career…however, this career choice did not …

Entrepreneurship

What Posting More Than 300 Articles in a Year Taught Me About Freelance Writing

Making yourself valuable begins with making yourself available.<p>My freelance writing journey started about six years ago in my penultimate year as a law student -- and after failing at so many other business attempts. I always said I would start a business before graduating. I just believed it would …

Writing

How Much Money Can You Make in the Freelance Economy?

Freelancers, contractors, gig workers — whatever you want to call us, it’s estimated that 40% of workers will be freelance by 2020. While I’m a …

Cool Stuff

Are White/Other Run Publications Paying Black Writers Consistently?

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) As a freelance writer, there have been up and downs in this realm of freedom. Some big <i>African American</i> run publications have the …

Writing

7 Things I Learned Being A So-So Freelance Sportswriter

Two weeks ago, I left the cruel and crumbling world of football scribbling to start a big boy job. I will probably still write about football from …

learned

5 Tips For Bundling Your Freelance Services Into Profitable Packages

Making your freelance business profitable can take ages if you only offer one simple service. A graphic designer can only earn as much as someone’s willing to pay for a logo. But if you turn your business into a one-stop-shop for a variety of website needs, people will pay a lot more for the …

Small Business

Confessions of a fashion freelancer: 'I spend more time chasing editors than actually writing'

Fashion publishing is in a tricky spot. As once-popular magazines continue to shutter and publishing houses tighten their budgets, staffs at any …

Advertising Industry

Even Lawyers Face Independent Contractor - Employee Disputes

There is considerable talk about tech workers and worker status. There are also big lawsuits over who is truly an independent contractor and who is <i>actually</i> an employee, whatever you may call them. The stakes are big for governments, for workers, and for companies whose practices are scrutinized. …

21st Century

Canadians choose price over brand loyalty

Gen-Xers and recent immigrants are likeliest to pay more for a label name: Poll<p>Making a sale is so much easier than making a loyal customer. That’s …

Loyalty

German Court Bars Translators From Outsourcing if They Run a Freelance Business | Slator

In a February 2017 ruling published on June 7, 2017, Germany’s Federal Fiscal Court struck down an appeal lodged by two freelance translators that …

9 Unconventional Freelance Job Sites That Will Lead To So Many Gigs

Anyone who is a freelancer knows that being able to find consistent, quality work is pretty darn essential to, you know, not having to pull a Fantine …

Employment

They Nap, You Hustle: 14 Ways To Earn Money While Your Kids are Asleep

<b></b>Raising a family is hard work. The greatest mistake a stay-at-home parent can make is to plan on a flexible schedule and tons of free time to run a …

Frugal Living

All Freelancers Are Not the Same [infographic] - Friday Distraction

We’ve talked often on this blog about the need for organizations to consider contingent workers in their staffing strategy. The contingent workforce …

Employment

Freelancer who paid off $111,000 of debt in 2 years shares his secret

John Kapetaneas managed to pay off $111,000 of student loans and credit card debt in 24 months — and the New York City-based journalist did it with …

Money

4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Quitting For A "Dream" Freelance Career

Shutterstock<p>I’ve been a full-time freelance writer for nearly three years now. As a result, I hear from a lot of people who are aiming to start freelance careers and are looking for a detailed answer about exactly how I made it happen.<p>Beyond attempting to get their hands on a supposed black and …

Employment

Brutally Honest Freelance Writer Bios

Cara Lepidus earned her J.D. from Boston College before becoming a Big Law junior associate working 80 hours a week. After her first child was born, …

Humor

OPINION: UGA students should look into getting a freelance job this summer

We all want money, and we all want to work in our underwear. Unfortunately, most campus or part-time jobs around Athens either don’t pay very much …

Employment

Heineken: The Freelancer

Heineken: The Freelancer Heineken<i></i>The FreelancerAgency: PublicisMexicoPublished: June 2017Highest Rated kleenexActivity Score 47601hahha.. Nice …

Advertising

New technology allows companies to do away with hiring and just buy our skills online

Fredrik Thomassen, the founder of a newly launched startup called Konsus, calls his site “a full e-commerce experience.”<p>Konsus, based in Palo Alto, California, doesn’t sell t-shirts, or cars, or the latest tech gadgets—it sells work.<p>Through its website, clients can buy web design or research work …

Business

How to Find your First Job Using Social Media?

After completing university education, several graduates usually complain that they are not getting any job offers from the market. They apply for …

Employment

From nothing to 5 decent leads a week as a freelancer

I recently started out as a freelancer again. Within two weeks and a little effort I now have 5 decent leads a week. Here’s how I did it:<p>Recently I …

Google Calendar

The Uber ruling and the future of the gig economy

A judge's decision last week that Uber should have classified three former drivers as employees not independent contractors was a big deal for …

Uber