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    Freelance News New Study: Health Care Is Freelancers' Biggest Concern

    New Study: Health Care Is Freelancers' Biggest Concern Freelancers want laws that promote more flexible working conditions, a more equitable tax system and higher wages. Continue reading...
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    Freelance News What's Your Freelancer Happiness Score? Why Employer Branding Needs to Rethink the Future of Work

    What's Your Freelancer Happiness Score? Why Employer Branding Needs to Rethink the Future of Work Given the seismic shift in the world of work, you'd think employers would place more value on their freelance workforce. You'd be wrong. Continue reading fa-external-link
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    Freelance News Stop Trying to Pay Freelancers in “Exposure”

    Stop Trying to Pay Freelancers in “Exposure” Becoming a freelancer — even if it’s just a side gig — is probably one of the most terrifying and exciting leaps of faith you can make. The freelancing world presents a lot of ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News The new Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program launches in MENA

    The new Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program launches in MENA This new Nanodegree program will help empower aspiring learners in the region to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in the global digital economy, with a special emphasis on women, and young work... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News 7 Things I Did When Things Got Slow As A Freelancer

    7 Things I Did When Things Got Slow As A Freelancer A friend sent me a photo today. It was a reminder of a project I did back in 2012 or 2013. I was a “Freelancer” at that time. Which really meant I was just doing whatever I could to make money. Continue reading...
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    Freelance News What is lost when contracts bar freelancers from discussing pay?

    What is lost when contracts bar freelancers from discussing pay? The pay seemed too low for the time commitment, so I declined. Not long afterward, a fellow freelancer mentioned that he’d been approached with the same assignment for higher pay. I don’t know why thi... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News 6 (Easy) Ways to Make Money Online

    6 (Easy) Ways to Make Money Online You can join one of the top freelance networks such as Freelancer or Upwork to kick start making money online through freelancing. After signing up and completing your profile, upload some samples of ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News How to manage your finances as a freelancer

    How to manage your finances as a freelancer Freelancers need to be especially proactive with their finances, says financial advisor Winnie Sun. The first step, Sun says, is to consider expenses and put a budget in place. And if you don't have a ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News The role of the creative freelancer in the modern advertising world

    The role of the creative freelancer in the modern advertising world You need only step into a coffee shop in any major city to observe that the freelance economy is thriving. Armed with laptops and lattes, this emergent creative elite flits between projects as it does ... Continue reading...
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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...