Welcome to the first episode of The Freelance Channel Podcast. I am thrilled to get back into podcasting after a long hiatus. Today is my 10th year anniversary as a full time freelancer and I can't think of any better way to share the life changing effect that freelancing has brought into my life.
When you work on your own and have a control of your time and nobody kicks in to correct you like your supervisor does, you can easily build a bad habit that can become a disease to your freelance business. That's for real! The hard part is, it's sometimes difficult to detect and hard to
Elance vs oDesk are like the Mayweather and Pacquiao of the freelance world. They are both one of the best in their league. Unlike a boxing a match, the question of which is the better freelance site, is a moot point that is probably impossible to lay out a concrete judgment.
Work as a freelancer and you can earn a six figure income! Get paid in dollars. Never have to commute to go to work. And yes, you can do it at your own home. That sounds a lot like an advertisement on the newspaper or website. They sound good, but they may not be entirely
Working as a freelancer may be just a part time job to help you eke out a living or earn an extra income. But what if you've reached a point and decided to quit your other job and pursue a full time freelance career? How are you planning to go about the transition?
Deciding to go on a full time freelance work takes more than just the guts to go on a career adventure. There is a massive financial risk involved and a ton of preparation that needs to be settled before you can fully say that you are ready and good to go. There are more factors
I started as a full time freelancer on August 19, 2009 and yes, I’m still alive and kicking and looking to better years ahead. I had a scary start primarily of financial nature, fear of the unknown and doubts of getting a work that can sustain our family’s needs (and wants). And nearly six years
Unemployment is high in many parts of the globe. You may have a job today but it all hangs in the balance whether the business is earning or your salary is becoming too costly for your employers. As outsourcing continues to change the landscape of employment, you may find yourself gripping on the second state.
Many people decide based on their emotions and not on what is logical or what is practical. And most of these decisions are done in haste which almost always ends in frustration. It's good to be enthusiastic but it's better to be wise. In freelancing, it's the same way. Take things with caution and decide
I did have the same hesitations and questions at the back of my mind before I started my own freelancing. I'm sure it is the same with you at this very moment. It's really difficult to put your hands on the rein when you have a stable job, a regular pay and a good benefit.