Tag: online jobs

How do you handle sickness when freelancing?

This is a very now-inspired post for me. I’ve recently had surgery, which in itself isn’t a massive deal, but the problem with being a freelancer is the impact it has on my work. A good plan for anyone who freelances is to have a so-called “emergency” fund of some kind for when accidents/surgeries/emergencies come

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How Do You Get Your First Client?

Finding a client isn’t always easy, and you might not be sure where to start. Fortunately, there are many different ways you can seek out clients. There are sites online that can help you link up with people who have jobs to offer, or you can “cold call” businesses in the area. You might try

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3 Tips for Finding Your Freelancing Niche

There are many different kinds of jobs out there, from writing to creating graphic designs. Finding your niche might seem complicated, especially if you are good at more than one thing. How can you find your freelancing niche? You can read a book like this: Mega Profitable Niches for Your Online Business: 10 Powerful Niche

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5 Tips for Managing Burnout While Freelancing

It can be tempting to stop working completely when you’re burnt out, especially when you’re not on a normal 9-to-5 schedule. It’s easy to turn down new work or to rely on savings, giving yourself breaks when you realistically should be working. It’s also easy to put off work and to procrastinate until the last

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Creating a Budget Friendly Outfit for a Freelance Interview or Meeting

It’s fair to say that many freelancers don’t have to wear business clothing. In my case, I have a single orange shirt that I must wear for my classes, but other than that, what I wear is up to me. So, what should I do if I have an interview? Should I spend a large

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Lost a freelancing client? Here’s how to rebound quickly

Every freelancer has had one: the bad day that just keeps giving. Mine came last year and was particularly nasty. I had just moved to Kentucky, bought a car and had to live on my own for the first time in five or six years. I had no backup, so if something went wrong, I

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4 Freelancing Myths That Need to Be Debunked

There are plenty of myths about freelancing. Anyone who has ever held a freelance position can name them off by the droves. You might be someone who believes one of these myths without even realizing it. The sad truth about freelancing myths is that they harm the freelancing community and can cause tension in families

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3 Ways to Recognize a Freelancing Scam

We’ve all seen them. They’re the people who claim you can make $3,000 this week if you just follow one secret step. Isn’t that convenient? Isn’t it amazing how you only have to pay $25 to learn enough to set your finances straight in less than 24 hours? Stop. There is absolutely no way that

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3 Exciting Freelance Writing Opportunities

Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or want to work from home for other reasons, freelancing is a great opportunity. Today, let’s talk about a few different websites you can use to get started as a writer online. These are just a few of the sites I’m familiar with. Many require that you pass tests and

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