5 Economic Trends that Affect Freelancers

If you're like me, you're probably watching the news about the economy. Unfortunately, a lot of that news is bad (at least recently). You're probably hearing about layoffs, companies in trouble, people losing their jobs, and to top it all off--prices going up. As a freelancer, such news probably makes you nervous. You may be wondering if it's really a good time to be a freelancer. You may even be thinking … [Read more...]

Open Thread: Do You Already Have a Twitter Newspaper?

It seems that Twitter newspapers are popping up everywhere these days. Typically, a Twitter newspaper uses a service like Paper.li to compile tweets from a particular Twitter user's account according to parameters defined by that user. The user can use popular Twitter features such as Twitter lists and hashtags to control what content appears in the newspaper. … [Read more...]