What can be non-priced based reasons for firing clients? Unreasonable demands, slow to pay or respond and not open to offer or suggestions.
So what new year resolutions a freelancer can make that aren’t stupid or idiotic and it is not for the sake of making a new year resolution either.
As a freelancer, vacations may seem difficult but they aren’t if you plan in advance and have buffer days before getting back to working ways.
While getting the profile completed is crucial, the quality of profile is more important. So a complete profile does not only mean hitting 100% completion mark
Let me answer this question from 3 different perspective and on a case to case basis to make it more specific and open up new avenue for clients
The answer to the above question is none. It’s not about what you can learn and which programming language has better statistical numbers
Online freelancing is not all about being a web design or web developer. Anybody in any of their preferred niche can be a freelancer.
It is really very tough. A search on Upwork for freelancers, we see 456k profiles in Web Development and 219k PHP Developers.
When declining an invite often people select a checkbox that best suits the reason for declining the project and click the decline button.
A misunderstanding in billing can make the relationship sour and so how you can avoid such misunderstanding when requesting payment and get paid.
I can quit freelancing and focus on blogging, membership sites, equity trading, investment, consultation. Still, I prefer to be a freelance web developer.
Here is the list of things that I like to work in my free time between projects or when I take a break from freelancing or have less client deliverables
There is a difference in approach to part-time freelancing & full-time freelancing. Part time freelancers have a clear advantage over full-time freelancers
It is not about knowing a particular technology or a particular programming language or a CMS to be a successful freelancer.
Diversifying income for freelancers can be tough and as you grow as a freelancer, income becomes more focused and concentrated than diversified.
Keeping check of the expenses and managing cost efficiently can help increase profits for freelancers. So here is 10 cost cutting measures for freelancers.
Freelancers avoid expense tracking and spend as and when needed. Tracking expenses is the most important part of any business including freelancing
Price the proposal such that it becomes imminent that change in requirements costs money, most of the issues arising due to requirement changes will vanish
Everyone wants to know what do you do when they don’t understand one bit about work from home. So I have rephrased answers so simple to explain to anybody.
Recession and political uncertainty in some part of the globe are a byproduct of Globalization and Independent freelancers are in best position to beat them
How you can find potential clients on Facebook using Facebook groups with a very simple technique of providing value.
When you are starting, there will be always confusion if you can be a freelancer or not and is programming knowledge a must to be a freelancer?
I have seen many SEO services provider consider themselves as SEO expert by being an active member of few SEO forums. It is great to be doing that but it does not make you an SEO expert.
How can a new freelancer showcase sample of work? Let me share how designers, developer, or writers can showcase examples to grab new clients.
Success is a moving target and so instead of trying to chase a moving target, here are the 10 success mantra you can implement to be successful
You write Upwork proposals after understanding client’s requirement & crafting a custom proposal for each project but there seems to be no response from clients and feel you are wasting your time?
No one wants to lose a high paying long term client but it will happen to everyone eventually. How I recovered from it and how you can recover too.
Web developers can ask for FTP and admin details of your site. It is completely legitimate but still you want to be careful of how much access you give them.
What is Trade License? Do individual Freelancer need a Trade License? What documents are needed for Trade License? What is the timeline for getting a trade license?
What are the freelancing barriers I faced when I started freelancing a decade ago? How they have changed? why everyone should consider being a freelancer
Niche is the term used for a product or services that interest’s a smaller group of people. As a freelancer, it is essential to find your freelancing niche.
Setting, negotiating and offering a discount seems like one of the most complex part of freelancing but it really isn’t as complex as it may sound.
Proposals can be declined almost instantly just because they have wrong price and it is not about price being too high.
Freelancers have the dilemma of going for an hourly or fixed price quote. When you can estimate the amount of work – Go for a fixed price else hourly.
After being an employee for 4 years to become a freelancer, these are the 5 things I wish I knew and so anyone who wants to be a freelancer today knows.
As a freelancer, the right tools can make a lot of difference to efficiently managing clients, increase productivity, and reduce overhead and expenses and miss fewer deadlines.
SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunites, and Threat) Analysis of Self-Employed Individual Freelancers Working from Home on Freelancing sites like Upwork
The bottom up approach to calculate the minimum hourly rate you should be charging your clients as a freelancer to achieve an expected monthly income.
If you are working, be it in an MNC or any other company, can you ethically and legally do freelancing.
As an individual freelancer what are the scenario’s to consider when joining hands with others to form joint ventures and partnerships.
Without increasing rates, individual freelancers can increase their income. Here are the list of 10 services that can be offered to clients and boost income.
Building trust takes time and it is not something that can be tweaked overnight. It is more of a habit building that you need to develop as a freelancer.
You may have assumed reasons for not being a freelancer. Now read the real reasons why aren’t you freelancing.
A question that bugs the mind of every developer with 3 to 4 years experience and is doing averagely ok job. Be a Freelancer or Continue Doing The Job?
Can be a possible career option in India but do need to consider the following 7 aspect to freelancing in India
More work is better. One can increase the hourly rate to reduce the work load for sure. But when one should actually say No to more work from clients?
How to get a constant source of clients on a continuous basis and keep on getting new clients all the time for your web development skills.
If sites like Elance decides to move on, make sure your freelancing career does not and you can adapt to the new platforms like Upwork easily