Archive for “Efficiency” Category

10 Ways to Make Your Freelance Brand Stand Out

A strong brand is just as important for you as a freelance professional as it is for a major international corporation. Carefully cultivated branding helps you stand out in a crowded marketplace and makes you memorable. Without a clear and defined brand, your freelance business might find it very difficult to attract the quality of […]
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10 Ways to Get Paid Faster as a Freelancer

Getting paid on time is incredibly important for all freelancers and solo entrepreneurs. Late payments can have a negative impact on your cash flow as well as damaging client-freelancer relations. Chasing clients for late payments also wastes your time and takes your focus away from important paying work. Thankfully, there are ways to increase the […]
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Itemize Your Freelance Invoices for Clearer Billing and Better Working Relationships

For freelancers, getting paid on-time is of the utmost importance. A clear and detailed invoice encourages timely payment and provides an important financial record for both you and your client. It also lets clients see exactly where their money is going, decreasing the chance of misunderstandings and payment disputes. An itemized invoice can help you […]
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3 Benefits of Freelancing at a Co-Working Hub

One of the most enjoyable aspects of the freelancer’s life is the ability to work from anywhere, and increasing numbers are finding personal fulfillment and business success thanks to the rise of co-working. Sure, for many of us, non-virtual tasks are big parts of what we do, from networking and lining up clients to making […]
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What Attracts Coders to Open Source

What Attracts Coders to Open Source Software engineers are generally considered to be a defiant bunch. Whether or not these reputations are legitimate, the stereotypical coder marches to the beat of his own drummer. He keeps odd hours, delivers projects whenever he sees fit, is socially awkward, loves science fiction and is rabidly loyal to […]
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Why is everyone going freelance?

When Joshua Gross tells friends and acquaintances that he is a freelancer, he often receives pitying looks and sometimes even offers of full time jobs. And when he refuses them and says he is perfectly happy with his current arrangement, he gets incredulous looks. But the fact is that freelancing and running small businesses has […]
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