Freelancing

    • Working Tue to Sat: Pros & Cons of an Alternative 9-to-5

      “What a way to make a livin’…” A few months ago, I changed up the days that I worked in order to try and achieve a better work-life balance. Instead of the traditional Monday to Friday, I dropped the Monday in favour of working on a Saturday. So still five days a week, but different days. I wasn’t going to bother blogging about it (honestly because I didn’t think anyone wou ...

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  • Setting Up Space Where You Can Be Creative: The Home Office

    … More and more individuals are choosing to work from home. The reason why is there are more and more entrepreneurs and freelancers entering the workforce. Some do so out of necessity. Some do so out of pure enjoyment or thrill. There are also some who do so part-time to help augment their household incomes. Whatever your reason…

    Deborah Anderson/ Growmap- 17 readers -
  • Community: The Key to Happiness?

    …: Joining Welsh ICE, a coworking space in Caerphilly (on the outskirts of Cardiff) In each of these instances I was in a fun environment and working on things that I love, but there was another key ingredient: a sense of community. When I worked at the live music bar, I became friends with my fellow bar staff, the pub managers/owners, the regulars…

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  • 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…

    Deborah Anderson/ Growmap- 20 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- 21 readers -
  • Setting up Your For Hire Page: Do’s and Don’ts

    … (5-7) and interlink them. Pretty soon these will become the most trafficked pages on your site. Then link from here to your For Hire page. Credentials – how do I trust you? Ask your colleagues, friends and others for recommendations. If you’re new to blogging, look for ways to generate goodwill (e.g. ghost write a set of posts, design graphics…

    Growmapin SEO- 24 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- 34 readers -
  • You Need to Avoid This Freelancing Pitfall

    … and continue working at night, grading papers and preparing lessons. I always worked on the weekend. At the time, I did not realize just how important it is to have clear boundaries separating times of work and rest. It seems counterintuitive, but resting well is actually essential to working well. Rest rejuvenates people, enabling them to work…

    Growmap- 23 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- 18 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…

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  • 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- 20 readers -
  • Minterest Level 3.0: Go Premium!

    … to compose a single blog post and that was Level 2.0 for me which lasted until 2015. That was the time when I started experimenting different blogging strategies and blog post types and design elements and many, many, micro things that’s in one way or the other related to blogging. I loved that blogging phase. Totally! And what about Level 3.0? Well…

    Mahesh Mohan/ Minterestin EMail Blogging- 17 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…

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  • 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- 18 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- 16 readers -
  • Must-Read Books For Freelancing Success

    … Must-Read Books For Freelancing Success July 27, 2016 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment No matter what your speciality is when it comes to your freelancing career, we all have one common goal. We have chosen this career path to take control of our lives and to be our own boss. Whether you are a blogger, designer or other, here are some must…

    The Blog Herald- 13 readers -
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