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    Freelance News Mapping the emotional labor and work of visual journalism

    Mapping the emotional labor and work of visual journalism A QUT journalism academic says the current freelancer-heavy market for media professionals could be preventing photographers and video journalists who report on traumatic news events from accessing th... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Small business human capital management platform - Veristo - launches for freelancer management

    Small business human capital management platform - Veristo - launches for freelancer management MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mile Out Inc. (Mile Out), has launched Veristo, a human capital management software platform for small businesses to source, engage, and manage the...
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    Freelance News QuiGig Launches New Mobile Application to Offer On-the-Go Access to Freelance Marketplace and Community

    QuiGig Launches New Mobile Application to Offer On-the-Go Access to Freelance Marketplace and Community HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- QuiGig, the decentralized, community-driven freelancer marketplace, is now available as a mobile app, providing freelancers and employers with one-click...
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    Freelance News Should You Ever Work For Free, As A Freelancer?

    Should You Ever Work For Free, As A Freelancer? As news emerges of a freelance producer doing an unpaid shift at the BBC World Service last month and then being denied a taxi home at the end of his shift at midnight, the question surrounding freela... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Big Considerations When Traveling for Work

    Big Considerations When Traveling for Work When traveling for work when self-employed, you can book your travel any way you want, but it is important to look at your budget, taxes, and other concerns before booking a work trip as a freelancer ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News This New Platform Aims to Help Freelancers Boost Their Marketing Skills

    This New Platform Aims to Help Freelancers Boost Their Marketing Skills Fiverr is rolling out a program called Learn. Continue reading fa-external-link
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    Freelance News 5 Challenges of a Nigerian Freelancer

    5 Challenges of a Nigerian Freelancer With unemployment on the rise in Nigeria, Nigerians have turned to the one thing that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon: the internet. With every hour, more Nigerians are ditching ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News How to be a more inclusive freelancer

    How to be a more inclusive freelancer I recently landed the sort of high-profile, handsomely paid freelance gig I used to only dream about. The editor, a freelancer herself who was new to the client’s team, took a look at the client’s all ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Freelancer.com cash receipts up 4% in Q3; notes letter from California

    Freelancer.com cash receipts up 4% in Q3; notes letter from California Freelancer Ltd., the operator of online staffing firm Freelancer.com, reported cash receipts increased by 4% year over year in the third quarter to approximately AUD 13.0 million (US$9.2 million). Continue reading...
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    Freelance News 3 Top Tips to Help You, as a Freelancer, Establish Long-Term Relationships With Clients

    3 Top Tips to Help You, as a Freelancer, Establish Long-Term Relationships With Clients The world of work is changing as, increasingly, more and more of the workforce turns to the freelance life. A study by Edelman Intelligence found the U.S. freelance workforce growing faster than the o...
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    Freelance News Don’t Become a Freelancer

    Don’t Become a Freelancer Entrepreneurs are successful because they think big and are willing to take risks. Freelancers are the future because they work smarter and more efficiently. Or so the stories say. Every day I see ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Can we make digital money transfer great again?

    Can we make digital money transfer great again? As a freelancer working with people around the world, I tend to use these tools not because I particularly like any one of them, but because I don’t have a choice. I grudgingly accept the long ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Photographer Tests Out Some of Fiverr's Retouchers, and the Results Are Hilarious

    Photographer Tests Out Some of Fiverr's Retouchers, and the Results Are Hilarious Fiverr, Upwork, and Freelancer are all companies that make creatives shudder as they lament the race to the bottom of the pricing market. But, when some photographers find that they've bitten ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News A contractor, a winning bid and a broken promise

    A contractor, a winning bid and a broken promise The National Conflict Resolution Center handles many disputes involving business contracts. We explore this category today by using an example of a freelancer who helped a client submit a bid for a go... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News A living compendium of tools, approaches and ideas for journalists

    A living compendium of tools, approaches and ideas for journalists As a freelancer overseas I felt a little starved for both of those things. So this is a growing compilation from grad school to my freelancer self, in case anyone who is still out there on the ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News How To Run A Successful Small Business And Protect Your Mental Health

    How To Run A Successful Small Business And Protect Your Mental Health I've been running my micro business for over 20 years. In that time I have suffered the ups and downs of working as a freelancer. The famine and feast cycle persists, which can bring with it dark days ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Insurance When You’re a Freelancer

    Insurance When You’re a Freelancer When you’re a 9 to 5er, it’s easy to take your company’s benefits for granted. And now that you’re a freelancer, one of the things you need to tend to is creating your own benefits package. Plus, as a... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News How to Save for Retirement as a Freelancer

    How to Save for Retirement as a Freelancer These days, the gig economy is alive and well, with 36% of the U.S. workforce doing some kind of freelance work, according to a recent study by Upwork and the Freelancers Union. As self-employment ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Myanmar freelancer platform Chate Sat raises 6-digit funding to expand its team

    Myanmar freelancer platform Chate Sat raises 6-digit funding to expand its team Technolic, the parent company of Myanmar-based freelancer platform Chate Sat, has raised a six-digit funding in a Pre-Series A round led by Singapore-based angel investors, Willy Ballmann and Keizo Fu... Continue...
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    Freelance News Upwork opens its first day at $23

    Upwork opens its first day at $23 Freelancer hiring and payment platform Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) starts its first day of trading at $23 after pricing at $15/share. Competitors: Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) LinkedIn and GitHub ... Continue reading...