Just the other day one of my associates asked me why I write too much about freelancing. I told him freelancing is my thing. It is where I got started. It’s played a big role in my life and I’m willing to share everything I know about the trade.
With more and more people losing their jobs, the employment rate is rising up, and more companies hiring freelancers, there is no way you can stop talking about freelancing.
Freelancing is the future. Sites like Odesk have reported over a billion dollars spent on their platforms by businesses and companies. Here is why freelancing is the future, and why you should care.
If you've been doing freelancing for a while, you should know that the industry is changing pretty fast, it's growing so fast and the competition is growing too. So I looked around and tried to get you some resources that I have personally used to make me a better freelancer.
The first one is a post that was made by Brennan Dunn. He's a successful freelancer and he writes about how to start freelancing business that won't fail. This is great for anyone who is just starting out. If you're in the business for some time, this will also help you with some great tips to improve your freelance career or business.
One of the mega problems freelancers get is actually staying motivated, staying focused and productive. Here's a simple strategy to increase your productivity by up to three times.
Having problems with pricing your services or products? I got you covered. Brennan Dunn also has this great tool called the freelance rate calculator. That will help you figure out how much to charge and how long it will take you to get to your goal.
Lastly, I’d love to leave you with some great tools and web apps that every freelancer needs to have in their tool box. It is always important to equip your tool box with the right tools for the job.
In the comments section below, please share what you think has made or will make you a better freelancer.
Have a great day!