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Understanding positioning from the failed project of Tata Motors aka Tata Nano and then use it to position the freelancing services rightly for better freelancing rates from clients.
Answering – How to add freelancing work experience? What should be the job title of a freelancer? How to provide references of clients? What are some of the common interview questions? What shouldn’t freelancers add to the resume?
Once money becomes the driving force to be a freelancer, the focus shifts from working on something you love to working for clients to invoice more paid hours.
As a new freelancer and blogger, don’t take the blog as the main source for clients but work towards building it as an additional source of clients.
As a freelancer, you need to make sure the client is at ease when he starts working with you and you should look to build an everlasting business relationship. Relationships with existing clients can help you with a lot of repeat business and referrals.
The first year of freelancing shouldn’t be to break even as a freelancer. It should be more to create a level playing field for next few years. You don’t want to rush to get clients but the first few years is the survival time with an opportunity to learn.
For me, PayPal is one of the top channels for getting paid despite its higher fees and lower forex rates. As a freelancer, blogger or a webmaster, it’s not a matter of choice but it is a must to have a PayPal account.
Freelancing isn’t all about writing a proposal on freelancing sites and wait for the clients to respond. Alternate channels to getting clients will always provide the stability one needs for a freelancing business.
As a blogger or marketer, we have tons of marketing options to choose from. SEO to PPC to social media marketing to content marketing to email marketing. Then each one has so many subdivisions and subsections.
I found a very common and noticeable difference in the habits and daily routines of people who are successful and those who aren’t and it has nothing to do with the hard work. So what is then?
6 most common fear among Indian freelancers that keeps them away to start a blog. They are the fear of English, the fear of writing, the fear of technical know-how, the fear of running out of Ideas, the fear of marketing and finally the fear of failure and how to overcome each of them.