Freelancing For Beginners

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A Freelancer’s Wishlist

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Dec 17, 2018

It is a freelancer’s job to be client oriented, but once in a while we should remind ourselves of what we want so that we can remember why we love freelancing. We’ve rounded-up 15 items that you might find on a freelancer’s wishlist.

How to become a Freelance Translator

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners on Nov 26, 2018

If you love working with languages and have the qualities of a solopreneur, then freelance translation might be the right career for you. Here is some information and a few helpful tips to get you on your way to becoming a freelance translator.

Do I have to Hustle my Brand to Succeed?

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Nov 05, 2018

What if you don’t want to spend a lot of time hustling your brand and would rather focus on just doing the work that your clients need, are you doomed to fail as a freelancer? If this big question is on your mind as you debate whether or not freelancing is for you, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is: you do have to do some marketing, it cannot be avoided if you want clients to find you. The good news is: marketing yourself doesn’t have to be the difficult hustle you think it is and you aren’t doomed to always be selling yourself.

How to Get Started as a Freelance Business Consultant

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Sep 28, 2018

Do you have the interest, experience and work habits required to be a freelance business consultant? If you have years of business experience and are thinking of taking your expertise out of the office and into the freelance world, here are some steps you can take in order to build your own freelance business consultant business.

Promote Yourself as a Freelancer

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Sep 14, 2018

One of the most important things you can do in order to attract clients and get yourself hired as a newly-minted or seasoned freelancer is to promote yourself. If you have the skills clients need, they will hire you - but only if they can find you first! Here are some tips you can use to promote your business.

How to Get Started as a Freelance Social Media Manager

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Jul 27, 2018

As the demands associated with online marketing become greater and harder to meet, businesses are increasingly turning to Social Media Managers to help them boost their online presence and reach their target audiences. If you think that social media management sounds like the right profession for you, here are some steps you can take to become the next in-demand Social Media Manager.

Online Courses for In-demand Skills

Posted in Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Jun 15, 2018

Perhaps you are wondering how to escape your day job and wish you had the skills needed to thrive as a freelancer. Or maybe you find yourself fresh out of school this spring without any employment prospects, wondering how to transfer your degree or diploma into real world skills. Don't worry, we're here to help with a round-up of online courses in some of the most in-demand freelance skill areas.

Five Sources for Online Courses

Posted in Resources, Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Jun 08, 2018

In order to thrive as an independent worker you need to know how to handle the business-side of freelancing; here’s just a few places to help get you started in your quest for knowledge

10 Side-Gigs: No Experience Required

Posted in Resources, Freelancing For Beginners, Freelancing Tips on Jun 01, 2018

If you’re just starting out in the freelance world, or looking for extra cash to supplement your main income, there are several side-gigs that do not require any experience or specific education to get started. Here's a list of 10 of them to help you find your perfect side-gig.

The Rewards and Risks of being a Solopreneur

Posted in News, Freelancing For Beginners on May 11, 2018

Not everyone thrives in the office environment and more people are turning away from traditional work structures and choosing to become independent workers. In our last post we looked at the rise of the solopreneur, how they differ from other types of independent workers and how they contribute to the workforce. In this post the benefits and potential pitfalls that solopreneurs might encounter will be examined.