• The 2 Quickest Ways to Generate an Income Online

      On AskPat, I’ve collected over 3,000 voicemail questions related to starting an online business. The most common question of those I get is this: “What’s the quickest way to start making money online?” Before I get into my answer, let me tell you exactly why I don’t really like this question. There are two specific reasons for this: First, the emphasis on being quick.

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  • What to Think About When Going Freelance in Tech

    … Freelancing is a common, established and often successful way to work, particularly in the technology sector. A report by the Freelancers Union states there are 53 million freelancers in the US, resulting in a $715 billion contribution to the economy. The UK has over 6.6 million self-employed workers, according to the ONS. This global trend…

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  • How to Engage More Clients from Freelance Marketplaces

    … Freelancing becomes an exciting career when you know how to acquire new clients. The customers who value your efforts are ready to pay a premium for high-quality work and excellent customer service. Acquiring such clients is becoming more difficult due to stiff competition from freelancers across the world. While new freelancers face…

    Growmapin How To's- 31 readers -
  • 10 Things You Must Know Before Starting a Part-time Job

    … freelance assignments or commission- based projects. But before you embark upon this journey, do remember that landing up at your dream part-time prospect is not always a smooth ride. The virtual world is full of fly-by-night companies that may promise you a consistent stream of work and regular payments, but at the end, your hard work will only go…

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  • Six Easy Steps To Turn Your Part-Time Gig Into A Successful Freelance Career

    … Many of us dream of becoming our own boss someday, but the thought of leaving our set hours and salary is a daunting prospect we aren’t ready to entertain. The transition from full-time employee to freelancer can be a turbulent journey, and unless you’re lucky enough to have a list of clients secured, it is likely to take some time to get…

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  • LinkedIn ProFinder Gives a Boost to Freelancers

    …, I was intrigued. The article, LinkedIn Just Made a Savvy Business Move and Nobody Noticed revealed that LinkedIn had quietly launched a new service called “ProFinder.” It’s a freelance-for-hire marketplace. I’ve not seen much mention of the service on LinkedIn, nor have I received any announcement, but they’ve been beta testing it since October…

    Denise Wakeman/ Denise Wakeman- 19 readers -