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Become a Freelancer | 4 Myths You Should Know About

Become a Freelancer | 4 Myths You Should Know About | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Freelancing is one of the hottest topics to date on the job front. According to Forbes, by 2020 an estimated 50% of workers will be freelancing in some capacity. Since our Salary Survey revealed that the most in-demand jobs are Digital & Interactive, Design & Creative, and Sales, more employees may be looking into freelance…
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Budget and Proposal Writing Tips

Tips for Writing a Research Proposal Clarity Clarify purpose Identify strengths Be succinct Don’t confuse length with quality Feasibility Demonstrate preparedness Knowledge of topic Relation to past achievements Nature of contacts Connection to goals of grant Sincerity and Authenticity
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Freelance: e il tuo biglietto da visita com'è? - Freelance For Love

Freelance: e il tuo biglietto da visita com'è? - Freelance For Love | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Ho visto cose che voi umani non potete neanche immaginare. Facciamo un passo indietro: quando partecipo ad eventi di networking o corsi di formazione uno dei miei obiettivi è quello di “sbigliettare” e conoscere nuove persone, interessarmi alla loro attività, capire se posso essere utile per loro. Quando ricevo i biglietti da visita, giuro, rabbrividisco. …
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How to Get Paid What You're Worth

How to Get Paid What You're Worth | Freelance world | Scoop.it
As a freelancer, your goal isn’t just to make ends meet -- it’s to get paid what you’re worth. This quick guide will help get you started, but you’ll have to revisit this topic throughout your career. Remember, what you charge will largely depend on your industry, your level of experience, and your area -- and may also vary client-to-client. Some of these tips come from the founder of Freelancers Union, Sara Horowitz. If you want to learn more about pricing, check out her
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Declutter the office: a translator's experience

Declutter the office: a translator's experience | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how to declutter the office, go minimal and boost your productivity? About 4 months ago I started my 'declutter the office project' so...
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8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home - Entrepreneur (blog)

8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home - Entrepreneur (blog) | Freelance world | Scoop.it
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8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home
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Working from home isn't for everyone. To be successful, you must be disciplined, motivated, and -- above all else -- a self-starter.
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“You work from home? Nice!”

“You work from home? Nice!” | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Things I do to escape the work-from-home “pyjama trap” ("You work from home? Nice!

Via Catherine Christaki
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How to make an extra $2000 this year

How to make an extra $2000 this year | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Want to give yourself a raise? Or maybe a new career? If you’re an employee, you only have so much control over your salary and responsibilities. In most jobs there’s not a lot of room for you to “try new things” and pursue your passions. Even if you're full-time freelancing, you may have cornered yourself into one niche that you no longer enjoy. That’s why everyone -- full-time employees, part-time waitresses, freelance graphic designers, school teachers -- should have a side gig. Side gigs have the power to transform your career and change your life. If you’ve dreamed of being ...
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1,000+ freelancers on how to live the freelance life

Back when I started Freelancers Union in 1995, there was a common refrain I heard from members: “There’s no manual for freelancing. We’re all making it up as we go along.” Nearly two decades later, though, that’s just not true anymore (or at least not as true as it once was). More than 42 million freelancers are demonstrating how to build a sustainable, meaningfully independent freelance life. Freelancing’s the new normal. And millions of freelancers who are doing it are loving it. How do we know? Our new report we’re releasing today, “How to Live the Freelance Life -- Lessons ...
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Getting started as a freelancer: how long does it take? | Thoughts On ...

Getting started as a freelancer: how long does it take? | Thoughts On ... | Freelance world | Scoop.it
To me, there are two milestones in starting a freelance business: 1) the point when you know you're going to make it as a freelancer (meaning that you no longer stress out every single day about whether to plow ahead or just ...
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11 hábitos probados que mejorarán tu productividad si trabajas en casa de Pol en FacturaDirecta

11 hábitos probados que mejorarán tu productividad si trabajas en casa de Pol en FacturaDirecta | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Productividad, simplicidad y marketing en las pequeñas empresas.
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1- Dos o tres tareas diarias, no más

2- Vístete

3- Frena a tus amigos

4- Sal a trabajar fuera

5- Usa la nube

6- Crea tu pequeño espacio de trabajo

7- Deja que suene el teléfono fijo

8- Evita las citas particulares a media jornada de trabajo

9- Disfruta tu flexibilidad

10- No entres en la cocina

11- Da señales de vida

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7 Alternative Ways to Hunt for Freelance Clients | Visual.ly

7 Alternative Ways to Hunt for Freelance Clients | Visual.ly | Freelance world | Scoop.it
It’s a great time to become a freelance designer. Never before have there been so many ways to reach out and secure your first dream clients. The pr
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The OTHER Freedoms Of Freelancing

The OTHER Freedoms Of Freelancing | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Yeah, freelancing SOUNDS fun, with the freedom and the variety and the
being your own boss stuff.
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What to do when your client is slow to respond

What to do when your client is slow to respond | Freelance world | Scoop.it
A slow client is a big headache for freelancers. Never mind the wasted time you spend following up. The worst part is that the project extends on forever (which can interfere with other planned projects) and your pay schedule is delayed (hello there, unpaid bills). Here are 4 tips for dealing with slow clients -- and preventing future project drag. 1. Bring it up early. As soon as you start to see a pattern of slow feedback, bring it up to the client. You can do this in a non-threatening way by first asking them how they feel the workflow ...
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Vata for the Holidays: Ayurveda tips for maintaining balance

Vata for the Holidays: Ayurveda tips for maintaining balance | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Vata for the Holidays: Ayurveda tips for maintaining balance
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What’s so wrong with the comfort zone? | SJB Translations

What’s so wrong with the comfort zone? | SJB Translations | Freelance world | Scoop.it
The story from inside and outside The comfort zone gets a terribly bad press. You only have to look at a selection of the graphics associated with it doing the
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27 Things You'll Only Know If You're A Freelancer

27 Things You'll Only Know If You're A Freelancer | Freelance world | Scoop.it
This? Totally tax deductible.

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4 Ways Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads Can Enjoy a Fruitful Freelancing Career (Without Going Crazy)

4 Ways Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads Can Enjoy a Fruitful Freelancing Career (Without Going Crazy) | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Freelancers who are also stay-at-home moms or dads have unique challenges. Here are tips on working from home while living up to your parenting goals.
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Freelancer statistics the 6 biggest complaints about freelancing

Although freelancing has a lot of advantages, such as working from home, it comes with downsides as well. A recent survey now shows us that finding clients is the biggest challenge for freelancers…

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19 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Who Works From Home

19 Things You Should Never Say To Someone Who Works From Home | Freelance world | Scoop.it
"So, when are you getting a real job?"
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Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic) | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Comparing hours worked with output across countries shows that putting in more time does not necessarily equate to more revenue.
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Working from home - Matt Gemmell

Working from home - Matt Gemmell | Freelance world | Scoop.it
I've been working from home full-time for more than seven years, and running my own business for the same amount of time. Many of us at least have the opportunity to occasionally work from home, and I daresay that many ...
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4 reasons why working from home can be awesome - FreeAgent

4 reasons why working from home can be awesome - FreeAgent | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Whether you’re home-based at the moment, or thinking about working from home in the future, here are four reasons why it could work for you.
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"You could be more productive and happy"

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53 Freelancing Mistakes That Are Costing You Clients, Cash, and Credibility - Copyblogger

53 Freelancing Mistakes That Are Costing You Clients, Cash, and Credibility - Copyblogger | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Making mistakes is a good thing -- provided you learn from them. But the problem is that you may not even know you're making a mistake.
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Come combattere (e sconfiggere) il cliente che non paga

Come combattere (e sconfiggere) il cliente che non paga | Freelance world | Scoop.it
Cosa fai per mandare a casa il cliente che non paga? Cosa fai? Niente? Mossa sbagliata: ecco la mia ricetta per piegare il prepotente.
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