6 Easy Ways Freelancers Can Save Money

Managing your money and expenses is usually just a matter of prioritizing and keeping track of things for most of us who are full time freelancers. Freelancing is not a 'paycheck every two weeks' type of job. When you get a fixed income every month, it's easier to plan things and manage your expenses. That's not the case with freelancing where you can make get $50 today and a thousand next week from different … [Read more...]

7 Unmissable Tips For Writing Great Content For The Web

If you think that every Tom, Dick and Harry can publish content on the web then you know what - you are absolutely right. Publishing is easy when we have services like blogger and wordpress that allows you to create a blog and start publishing your thoughts within minutes. It's so easy, it's not even funny. However, not everyone can create appealing content that captivates readers and that sometimes goes … [Read more...]

The Freelancer’s Guide To Dealing With Non-Savvy Clients

As freelancers, we know that there are different types of clients, all with unique needs and requests. It's quite obvious because clients are human beings after all and they ought to have different tastes and perspectives. One of such clients some of us usually consider being the freelancer's nightmare, is the non-savvy client. I'm not just talking about the non tech-savvy clients, but about all of those who … [Read more...]

10 Things To Keep In Mind When Starting Out As A Freelancer

So you've realized after many years that your day job is not giving you what you want and you know you have the skills to start earning money on your own. You know people out there are already doing it... and doing it really good. Think you could do it too? Well, you definitely could and if you've decided to take the plunge then go for it. But before you start your freelancing career, here are 10 things you … [Read more...]

20 Must-Read Blogs For Freelance Writers

The idea of this post comes from Steven's recent post on freelance blogging. Freelance writing certainly has many advantages and can be rewarding too. It goes without saying that in order to become a freelance writer, you gotta love writing. But you should also consistently work on sharpening your skills. And how do you do that? Reading well-written articles and blogs is a very good start! This can help you … [Read more...]

5 Kick-Ass Tips To Build A Strong Rapport With Your Clients

If you look up the word ' rapport ' in the dictionary, it means presence of harmony, trust and cooperation in a relationship. As a freelancer, when you are working with a client on a project, it's important to understand that your relationship with the client isn't just limited to that project which you are working on. It could go well beyond that and could benefit you in the long run. Hence if you think … [Read more...]

Life As A Web-Worker – Are You Disciplined?

What do you think motivates a person to quit his day job and go web working full time? Well, there are many reasons and each individual has his own story. But overall, I think one of the primary reason behind this decision is that we think we'll have more time for ourselves and our family, and we'll be our own boss. It's true that there is nothing like gaining total control of those 24 hours, however it's … [Read more...]

4 Ways Web-Workers Can Use Time-Wasters Effectively And Productively

If you are a freelancer and work from home, then chances are the internet is your bread and butter. You get new clients, market yourself, network, work on and deliver projects via the internet. If you ask me, I cannot imagine life without it. I just go crazy when I find that the net is not working. So the web is undoubtedly a boon for us but it also offers a lot of things which can easily distract us from our … [Read more...]

7 Essential Set Of Tools For Everyone Who Earns A Living Online

If you are a full time web-worker earning your living through the internet, I am sure you would agree that for every task you can think of, there are more tools on the internet then you can imagine. Sometimes it can become really difficult to chose the tools that will do the job right. Today we decided to list out seven such tools or rather sets of tools, which are essential for every web-worker no matter the … [Read more...]