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3 Bad Client Types to Avoid

By March 2, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks, Personal Ramblings

 

Everything in life comes with the good and the bad. Freelancing is no different. I can attest to having had my share of bad clients. In this game, you will probably come across a few of your own regretful experiences. Read More

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6 Things a freelancer can, but shouldn’t

By February 23, 2017 Personal Ramblings

One thing about online freelancers. We can be as unconventional as we wish. The number of faux pas one can commit are endless. Seasoned freelancers likely have a story or two to tell about the risk of working in jammies. Here are six things that freelancers can do, but shouldn’t.

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Today was the worst-best day of the week.

By February 9, 2017 Personal Ramblings

Today was the worst day but it was the best day. Today was a day I needed. Freelancers can find themselves in the habitual irony of being trapped at home. You go from sitting at a desk inside a stuffy office, to sitting at a desk inside your stuffy house. Not that I’d ever go back to the office grind. Read More

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Blogger Outreach Could Be Your Next Gig

By February 7, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks, Personal Ramblings

What is Blog Outreach and Why? Blog outreach is PR work. It is reaching out to bloggers, who already have an influence on your target audience, to promote your business and products.   Read More

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The funniest security message from Facebook.

By February 7, 2017 Personal Ramblings

This is one of those things that really has no place on my blog and yet here goes. I don’t recall doing this, but apparently I reported an inappropriate picture posted by Barack Obama, or the likes of him. Read More

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Fake it Until You Make it – Writing Your Pitch

By February 7, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks, Personal Ramblings

 

Today, I was pitching new projects on Upwork.com and it occurred to me that those “Fake it Until You Make it” tout-ers might be onto something.  Read More

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Blind date with Bloglovin’

By February 4, 2017 Personal Ramblings

<a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18470063/?claim=84rsjwbfxdx”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Wow, so today I signed up for Bloglovin. Right now it’s just a blind date. This seems like a great tool for networking with other wonderful bloggers.

I am excited to be part of this great community. This is part of the adventures in blogging that I have been delving into. So far I’ve found some really great bloggers with interesting topics. Great place.

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Working around the flu.

By February 1, 2017 Personal Ramblings

Working around the flu is one potential challenge for freelancers. Depending on your client base, the type of work you do, deadlines and many other facets, you may find working around the flu is necessary. Read More

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Online Freelancing Starts with a Bid

By January 28, 2017 Personal Ramblings

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What it takes

Online freelancing has many facets. Regardless of which facet you encounter, the one consistency is the bid. Freelancing starts with a few hundred bids. Eventually your foot manages to hold the door open long enough to squeeze into an opportunity. Now it’s real and where it will take you will depend on your willingness to fight for it.  Read More

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Hello to the blog, and hello to you too!

By January 26, 2017 Personal Ramblings

Hello. I am setting out on a blog journey. I hope you’ll join me and I hope I will serve you well. I originally began with wordpress.com, then realized that I was never going to monetize the blog in that arena. Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t want to just monetize. I love writing.   Read More

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