Freelancing

    • What to Consider if Relocating for Your Freelancing Career

      Have you ever considered relocating to another area to benefit your career? What about another country? My family has actually relocated a few times, so we have some experience with what that’s like. It has been quite fun, but it also comes with its challenges. It is helpful to be as prepared as possible. Managing your expectations is also important.

      Deborah Anderson/ Growmap- 13 readers -
  • 5 Thoughts For Investing In Your Freelancing Career In 2017

    … networking connections to get your foot in the door? Do you need to market yourself online better? Maybe you are worried to take the plunge and begin your freelancing or blogging career. Well, right now is actually one of the most perfect times to reevaluate your career goals. It seems as if right now the economy appears to be back on track; maybe…

    The Blog Heraldin Blogging- 20 readers -
  • Setting up Your For Hire Page: Do’s and Don’ts

    … This is a guest post from @IvanWalsh, a blogger and online marketer with over twenty years of IT experience who has been online since 1992 which is as early as you could BE online. He has skills in all the Internet Marketing Strategies you need to take your business or blog to the next level. Image Credit: Geralt at Pixabay modified with Canva…

    Growmapin SEO- 17 readers -
  • Why Marketers Struggle to Hire the Best Freelance Writers

    … Garrity, a brand editor who has worked with Contently clients like Google and Citizens Bank. “A writer’s skill is communicating information accurately and effectively. You do that by doing the right reporting, reading the right sources, and interviewing the right people.” Being an expert and communicating expertise are two very different things…

    The Content Strategist- 24 readers -
  • You Need to Avoid This Freelancing Pitfall

    … There is much to be said for a strong work ethic, a “can do” attitude, and for persevering when you feel tired. But like with anything in life, it’s easy to take a good principle to an unhealthy extreme. Photo by Haley Phelps Freelancers need to realize that going on vacation is not merely enjoyable but also crucial to a wholesome life…

    Growmap- 17 readers -
  • The 100 Best Tech & Marketing Blogs You Should Be Following

    … I have always wanted to create a list of blogs that I love to read, share and link to because I think it’d be nice to see them in a listicle rather than just adding them to Feedly (my favorite RSS reader). Moreover, I didn’t want to add tons of blogs to my RSS reader as I hate to see hundreds of unread items. And hey, you should also have a list…

    Mahesh Mohan/ Minterestin Social Blogging- 15 readers -
  • Looking Back on Your Achievements

    … We all sometimes get that feeling at the end of the working day where you just sit there are you think to yourself: “enh, it feels like I didn’t get anything done today…” One of my favourite ever blog posts (which annoyingly I can’t find for the life of me now) offered a great tip on this: actually write down what you did that day. That way…

    SEOno- 9 readers -
  • How to Get Clients from Social Media to Your Freelance Profile

    … Freelancing is the first step towards fulfilling your entrepreneurial dreams. It takes a lot of hard work and commitment to become a successful freelancer. For newcomers, acquiring clients is a major challenge. But overcoming this problem in the early days of freelancing will boost your confidence and help you focus on the needs of your…

    Growmapin Social How To's- 15 readers -
  • Minterest Level 3.0: Go Premium!

    … I see three Levels whenever I think of my blogging journey on Minterest. Level 1.0 was the beginning phase (2006-2012) and it was apparently my learning phase too because Minterest was my first WordPress blog and it started as a personal finance journal. And then I started getting very obsessed with writing and spent many, many hours to compose…

    Mahesh Mohan/ Minterestin EMail Blogging- 14 readers -
  • 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- 20 readers -
  • SEO & Civil Law – My brightonSEO Talk

    … On Friday I spoke at brightonSEO for the second time. I spoke there 18 months ago back when it was in the Brighton Dome, but this time it was in a brand new venue, right on the seafront: the Brighton Centre. My talk was basically a Civil Law 101 introduction for freelance and agency SEOs. I’ve worked with dozens of clients since going self…

    SEOnoin SEO- 14 readers -
  • You Have Started Blogging When ‘They’ Are Quitting It

    … Are you getting it? Yes, I am absolutely talking about bloggers — professional bloggers to be more specific and not hobby bloggers. If you are a regular reader of Minterest (which I refuse to believe :D) then you probably know that I don’t stop criticizing bloggers (especially the so-called professional bloggers) when they are running a blog…

    Mahesh Mohan/ Minterestin Content Blogging- 12 readers -
  • Must-Read Books For Freelancing Success

    … career. You are capable of that success too, we just have to know how to make it happen. While you should definitely check out her full list, here are a couple gems that we are definitely adding to our reading list! The Online Writer’s Companion: A Complete Guide to Earning Your Living as Freelancer: P.J Aitken This book has made headlines…

    The Blog Herald- 11 readers -
  • 8 Ways Bloggers Can Make Money on the Side

    … Blogging offers the convenience of working from home, choosing your own hours, and writing about nearly anything you like. But not everyone gets paid a lot to do the work, unfortunately. In fact, the majority of bloggers earn a salary that’s well under the national average, specifically averaging less than $3.50 per day. If your love for blogging…

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  • 4 Ways Freelance Bloggers Can Avoid Clients From Hell

    … if the client happens to live in a different state or country. I suppose another reason for contracts is because some freelancers want to lock their clients into fixed-term arrangements… which I also find absurd. I don’t know about you, but I began my freelancing career so I could pursue the things I want to do, not the things I don’t. And I don’t…

    Blogging Wizard- 21 readers -
  • 3 Things I’ve Learnt 3 Years Into Self-Employment

    … It’s been a month of birthdays… In addition to this very blog turning 5-years-old very recently, on 7th May my freelance business – morganonlinemarketing.co.uk – reaches its 3rd birthday. Way back in 2013, only a mere 3 months after taking the plunge, I wrote a post titled 3 Things I’ve Learnt 3 Months Into Self-Employment. 33 months later, I…

    SEOno- 13 readers -
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