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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...
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    Freelance News Upwork Is Now A Publicly Traded Company: The World of Work Is Indeed Changing

    Upwork Is Now A Publicly Traded Company: The World of Work Is Indeed Changing Upwork, the world’s largest online freelancer marketplace provider, went public today on the Nasdaq exchange. The IPO has been anticipated since Upwork announced its Form S-1 filing with the Securitie... Continue...
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    Freelance News 5 Money Management Tips for Freelancers

    5 Money Management Tips for Freelancers 1. Build a Budget Income can be tremendously sporadic as a freelancer. For example, you may have negligible income one month and a windfall the next. Although it may seem like a difficult idea to budg... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News The most in demand freelance jobs in Australia

    The most in demand freelance jobs in Australia Web development was one of the dominant growth areas of the online labour market in the third quarter of 2018, according to Freelancer.com’s latest Fast 50 Report. And social media-related jobs and cr... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Upwork to offer 12.3 million shares in IPO, priced at $12 to $14 each

    Upwork to offer 12.3 million shares in IPO, priced at $12 to $14 each Freelancer recruitment company Upwork Inc. set terms for its planned initial public offering on Monday, saying in a regulatory filing that it plans to offer 12.3 million shares priced at $12 to $14 ea... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News You'll Never Work as a Freelancer While You're a Student

    You'll Never Work as a Freelancer While You're a Student I've been trying for more than 6 months to work online and it has been a nightmare. It has been a nightmare because as students we have everything against us. I never thought that studying and ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News The 10 fastest-growing online freelance jobs of Q3 2018

    The 10 fastest-growing online freelance jobs of Q3 2018 Developers, social media experts, and creatives looking to pick up some extra money in the freelance market are in luck, as these skills are among the fastest-growing in online demand, according to a ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Freelancer marketplace Upwork increases proposed IPO deal size

    Freelancer marketplace Upwork increases proposed IPO deal size Upwork, a marketplace for businesses to hire and manage remote freelancers, raised the proposed deal size for its upcoming IPO on Monday. The Mountain View, CA-based company now plans to raise $160 mi... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Why being ultra-professional instantly makes you a top-tier freelancer

    Why being ultra-professional instantly makes you a top-tier freelancer This is a theme I keep harping on about, but it cannot be said enough. Traditionally, there’s a stigma around freelancers: a stereotype that we’re all flaky, unreliable, poor communicators who ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News 7 Organizational Tips For Managing Your Document Flow As A Freelancer

    7 Organizational Tips For Managing Your Document Flow As A Freelancer As a freelancer, you understand the challenge. You are working on multiple projects at once, for multiple clients, and your desktop is a massive mess of documents, files, etc. for those clients. In “p... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Freelancer productivity hacks: How to find your lost motivation

    Freelancer productivity hacks: How to find your lost motivation Sometimes the hardest part of being your own boss isn’t getting clients and earning a steady income. Instead, it’s finding the motivation to actually do the work you’ve been given. At Moonlighting, we ... Continue reading...
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    Freelance News Red-Carpet Talk: Opening Night of 2018 REELING LGBTQ+ Film Fest with ‘Freelancer’s Anonymous’

    Red-Carpet Talk: Opening Night of 2018 REELING LGBTQ+ Film Fest with ‘Freelancer’s Anonymous’ CHICAGO – It was an Opening Night celebration at the 36th REELING LGBTQ+ International Film Festival on September 20th, 2018. The opener was the screwball comedy “Freelancers Anonymous,” and walking...
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