14 Q & A Sites Where Freelancers Can Shine

Freelancing is all about making positive connections and building relationships. The more relationships that you build, the greater your pool of potential customers. That's why, as a freelancer, I like to examine different means of connecting online. Today, I'll examine question and answer (Q & A) sites and provide a mini review for fourteen popular Q & A sites. … [Read more...]

7 Popular Social Media Myths Freelancers Can Ignore

Social media is big news these days. Nearly every week we hear something different: This social media company has gone public and is valued at $$$$ That large company just launched their own social media platform This celebrity just embarrassed themselves on social media ?% of all adults are now on a particular social media platform The list of news items about social media goes on and on and there's … [Read more...]

Using Quora to Boost a Freelancing Career

It isn't much, but already Quora is making a splash in the freelancing world. The new kid on the block, it is a simple to use questions application still in the early stages, and for the most part a secret to all but those on the lookout for new websites and products. But it is growing rather quickly, with ever-expanding categories and more users ready to make it more popular than ever. So, what is Quora? It … [Read more...]

5 New Social Networking Trends for Freelancers to Explore

Social media is here to stay. Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare are a vital part of many freelancer's marketing efforts. But, just because these social media tools are popular today, doesn't mean that they will always be effective marketing tools for freelancers. What's popular today may be forgotten tomorrow. The shrewd freelancer will be constantly exploring new social media marketing alternatives. … [Read more...]