Category: Freelance Advice

Are You Desperate Hungry for Work?

Are You Desperate Hungry for Work?

Loolwa Khazzoom, professional editor at assignment writing service aside from having a cool name, narrates how she got her foot in the door: “I would go on sites and try to find info on how to reach editors, but especially with the big swanky magazines, you can’t find their phone numbers,” she said. “So I …

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Have You Ever Tried Working While Emotionally Distressed?

Have You Ever Tried Working While Emotionally Distressed?

You probably know that it isn’t exactly a walk in the park, especially since feeling down makes distractions and procrastination much more appealing. But the fact remains that deadlines and even some clients don’t care about what’s going on in your personal life. All they care about is if and when you’ll fulfill your end …

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What are Your Experiences With Upwork?

What are Your Experiences With Upwork?

I’ve been invited to try out Upwork, a job site that from first use looks pretty promising. Users can sign up as a buyer (employer), provider (contract worker), and affiliate company (outsourcer). Upwork shows a lot of potential because it seems to make a genuine effort to match prospective employers with willing—and capable—employees. As a …

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Here’s How to Keep Everything You Need Offline

Here’s How to Keep Everything You Need Offline

No matter how advanced or powerful they make online applications, web–based software will always be dependent on connectivity. Without any Internet, no work can get done. I’m learning the hard way of not keeping a certain project’s assets on my computer. It’s reasonable to say that the Internet is a must–have for any freelancer, particularly …

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Why Being Unremarkable is Bad for the Freelancer and Client

Why Being Unremarkable is Bad for the Freelancer and Client

The problem with popular styles—like the famous wet-floor look—is that everyone wants to do them. So you may find yourself presenting to a client, only to be met with “But that’s not what our competitors are doing, isn’t it?” Who could blame them after all, when certain styles are so good that using them is …

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