Reader question for me if I had to start from Scratch as an Android developer, how will I go about fetching my first client on Upwork
There isn’t a general rule of creating an individual profile or an agency profile on Upwork. It depends on your needs based on the 3 scenario
I share my struggles as a freelancer when I wanted to quit my high paying job in an MNC to start freelancing and work from home.
A simple email to communicate important updates with clients can often help grab a lot of repeat work and boost your revenue significantly
If you are among the first few freelancers to submit a proposal you can have an undue advantage of an increase in the chance of client interaction.
Upwork has recently up the ante of suspending accounts and it is definitely for the good. Reasons why Upwork accounts are suspended.
As a small business or an individual freelancer, how to calculate the break-even point for software development services business
What if a client wants to clone few sites major functionality in 30 calendar days? How to identify such vague clients and requirements in advance
10 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
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
When I decline an invite in Upwork, I still take it as an opportunity help the client with whatever little I can to build a relationship.
How freelancers can request clients for payment without making it too pushy for clients to pay and yet get paid on time.
Here is the list of things that I like to work in my free time to remain occupied between projects or when I take a break from freelancing
There is a difference in approach to part-time freelancing & full-time freelancing. Part time freelancers have a clear advantage over full-time freelancers
Diversifying income for freelancers can be tough and as you grow as a freelancer, income becomes more focused and concentrated than diversified.
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.
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.
A decade as a blogger, and freelancer I had it all and so let me share with you key aspects of managing your money and finance efficiently.
Success is a moving target. So instead of chasing it, here are the 15 success mantras to be successful in whatever you do
I know why your Upwork proposals are getting rejected and help you write proposals with much better response from clients now.
No one wants to lose clients but it will happen to every freelancer. Let me share how I recovered when I lost a long-term high-paying client
Understand the risk of sharing the Cpanel, FTP, or admin access with developers. Precautions to take and how to revoke the access correctly
Answer to all the common questions for trade license that freelancers, bloggers or solopreneurs may have when working from home
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.
I generally don’t offer a discount but here are 5 occasions where I offer a discount and I think every freelancer should offer the same
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.
Do you want to scale up your freelance business? Let us look at the top Indian IT services company to learn to grow a freelance business
Strength, Weakness, Opportunites, and Threat or SWOT Analysis of Freelancing for Self-Employed Individual Freelancers Working from Home
As an Indian Freelancer, what is the right way to calculate the hourly rate for client services for a sustainable workload
If you are working, be it in an MNC or any other company, can you ethically and legally do freelancing.
Let us analyze all the options to help PHP Developer decide if they should hire or partner with designers as a work from home freelancer
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.
Should a developer become a full-time freelancer or continue doing the job along with some here and there part-time freelancing?
Can Freelancing Be a Possible Choice of Career in India? The short answer is YES but let me share how to make it a choice of career
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
The client changed his FTP and CPanel password and did not pay me for my work. What can I do to get paid from the client who refuses to pay?
How to get your first client from any freelancing sites like PeoplePerHour, Guru, Freelancer.com, or 99Designs or even Upwork
Let me share 14 of the most common of the mistakes new freelancers make that often keep them broke and don’t get paid what they are worth
The main reason why I moved out of Kolkata in Surat has nothing to do with a business opportunity that one assumes is available in Gujarat
9 client acquisition strategies I used in the past for some of my software as a services saas startups that help us grow exponentially.
What is a Fake Overseas Job Scam? How they scam people for overseas jobs? Can one detect it and more importantly, how one can avoid it?
Review of vWorker formerly known as RentACoder. I have a soft corner towards RentACoder as it was the first site where I won the first few of my freelancing work.