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How to Move From a Full-Time Job to Freelancing: Part 1

How to Move From a Full-Time Job to Freelancing: Part 1

Posted on 12. Jul, 2011 by .

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If you’re thinking of flying the corporate coop and becoming your own boss, then today is your lucky day. If you dream of busting out of the cubicle wasteland and finding greener pastures as a freelancer, then you’re in good company. Like most things in life, you must crawl before you can walk but never [...]

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New Design for Freelance Shack

New Design for Freelance Shack

Posted on 07. Jul, 2011 by .

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It’s that time of the year when we say, Out with the old and in with the new. We’ve entered the new financial year and as promised Freelance Shack has been updated with a fresh new design. The old clip art logo has been ditched for our new mascot, freelance monkey, we’ve cut back on [...]

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Branding 101 for Freelancers: Making sure you stand out from the crowd

Branding 101 for Freelancers: Making sure you stand out from the crowd

Posted on 06. Jul, 2011 by .

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If someone asked you what your brand said about you and your freelance business, could you tell them? Do you understand what branding means? Do you realize that you have a brand, even if you don’t have a logo or a tagline for your business? Your brand is the perception people have about you and [...]

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Managing Cash Flow In Your Freelance Business

Managing Cash Flow In Your Freelance Business

Posted on 28. Jun, 2011 by .

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Unpredictable. That one word underlines pretty much everything to do with your freelance life, especially when it comes to managing cash flow. The uncertainty surrounding your income – the size of it, the frequency of it, the search for it – is an ongoing issue but with planning and foresight, that uncertainty can be reduced [...]

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Sam Georges Takes the Reins of Freelance Shack

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .

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You may or may not know that writer John Price has moved on from Freelance Shack to bigger and better things. John is working on some really exciting projects and unfortunately that doesn’t leave much time to crank up the blog with new content. I’ve taken over Writing and Editing for Freelance Shack, which is [...]

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