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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 09. Mar, 2010 by freelanceshack.
We’ve gone through a bunch of our favorite website designs. Some of these have been submitted by our readers and others we’ve searched and fell in love with the design elements. We want you to keep in mind that although the design work on these sites is great, so is the user interface. Please check [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by jwidmer.
Linkedin is a great tool for research and communication. Before you get serious about it though, take the time to sit down and think about what you really want from it. To get the most out of it, take a Goals, Strategies, Tactics approach and stick to it. For example, if you want to grow [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by freelanceshack.
Have you ever struggled with finding a brand? Come on, be honest. We’ve all hit that point where we’ve either been thinking of a brand that we could call our own or questioning the brand we’ve tried to keep going. There are websites our there that help freelancers, like me and you, ind a brand [...]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2010 by freelanceshack.
The internet is full of tools that we can all use in our everyday life. The problem is finding all of them to use since there are thousands out there. We’ll I’ve made a short list of tools that you can use for your company or personal life as a freelancer. Picnik Fix your photos [...]
Posted on 04. Dec, 2009 by freelanceshack.
We’ve gathered our top tools for freelancers. There are so many options for tools on the internet and finding the right tool sometimes takes a while to discover. Let us help you out by giving some of our favorites. Please feel free to list the tools you like in the comments. Top 9 Tools for [...]
Posted on 20. Nov, 2009 by freelanceshack.
By far my favorite time of the year is during the Holidays! Lot’s of celebration, good eating, and occasionally some gifts here and there But one of the greatest part – at least for me, is the Holiday marketing that wraps the face of many of our favorite brands this time of year. I’ve gone [...]
Posted on 18. Nov, 2009 by freelanceshack.
Without difficult clients life would be…well, we can say not as exciting. But occasionally you find yourself in those positions where you want to just dig a hole and hide from the client that is making you want to quit being a freelancer. Working in the video industry I have had so many great clients. [...]
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 01. Nov, 2009 by Shoaib.
Client satisfaction gives us reputation and credibility, however, every now and again we will come across a problematic client. Some of my colleagues will continue to work with clients even when they have asked them to compromise so much and cause hassle. Usually in this scenario, if you do not end the relationship with the [...]
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 [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2009 by Shoaib.
The journey toward success will begin from your workspace. A bad workspace will leave your amazing mind uninspired. I was recently asked by a colleague, “How can I change my workspace to become more inspired?”. I gave him the following advise. I hate the following about your workspace: 1. It is grey People are such [...]