Archive for 'Freebies'
Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by freelanceshack.
If you currently work as a freelance writer then you probably know all too well how difficult it can be to keep track of all of your ideas and assignments. However, thanks to recent developments in technology there are numerous ways you can help make your professional life as a freelance writer go a lot [...]
Posted on 31. May, 2011 by freelanceshack.
Starting out small doesn’t mean you can’t keep up with the competition and keep pace with the big boys. Most people have this notion in their heads that when you open your own business, you’re bound to stay small and insignificant for a long while before you finally get a break and make it big. [...]
Posted on 29. May, 2011 by freelanceshack.
One of the most desirable aspects of being a freelance writer is that you can work from the comfort of your own home. There can be several problems associated with working from home enticing beds, terrible daytime television, and a fully stocked refrigerator being just a few of the obstacles. However, for the most part [...]
Posted on 27. May, 2011 by freelanceshack.
What is web analytics? In a nutshell, it’s analytic information about how traffic interacts with your website. Web analytics can measure traffic, traffic sources, page views, and all the other sorts of data on your site that you need to watch in order to make informed decisions about how you want to optimize for search [...]
Posted on 11. May, 2011 by freelanceshack.
Perhaps the biggest thing to gain popularity since the creation of the internet is social media. Today, people are finding new ways to use social media web sites to market businesses and property. Although this may not have been the original intention of these sites, it has certainly made them more useful and relevant in [...]
Posted on 29. Apr, 2011 by freelanceshack.
3 Benefits for Using a Pseudonym For nearly a decade, I’ve been using my middle name instead of my given name for my professional and creative endeavors. This decision initially confused and amused friends and family, but with the increasing prevalence of social media, search engines and identity theft, people have become more aware of [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2011 by freelanceshack.
37 Signals has come out with another great product that can help you get stuff done. The new program is called Ta-Da (tadalist.com) and allows you to make your lists and share them with your friends or co-workers. For me it’s a simple solution for all of the many project management programs that are out [...]
Posted on 04. Mar, 2010 by freelanceshack.
Creative Freelancers, Are You Being Unfair by Charging More for Certain Clients? Jeremy Tuber, www.beingastarvingartistsucks.com Your second in line at the grocery store checkout and can’t help but hear the clerk calling out items and prices from the first guy’s shopping cart, “Frozen pizza – $4.89, paper towels – $2.49, 6-pack of Red Bull – [...]
Posted on 04. Nov, 2009 by Shoaib.
One of the coolest things about being a freelancer is that we have the ability to work as much or as little as we want. We can look at this blessing in two ways. Either this means that we can spend more time with our families, or more time to manage projects and make money. [...]
Posted on 19. Oct, 2009 by Shoaib.
From a car salesman to Steve Jobs, negotiation is a key basic skill which every business person should develop throughout their career. The pressure has recently been on many freelancers due to the dismal trading environment and bleak forecasts for the near future. Harsh financial conditions, however, have forced many businesses to turn to freelancers [...]