Email is a fact of life; there’s no escaping it. And many of us probably have multiple email accounts, perhaps one for work and one for personal life. Double the number of emails and you double the amount of headaches and the potential for organization nightmares. [Read more…]
Archives for October 2019
As of 2016, there are 2 million freelancers in the UK. With this in mind, we want to make sure that those living in the UK who have taken the self-employed route are making the best choices for their income and mental wellbeing, particularly when it comes to contracts between freelancer and client.
After all, you aren’t working as a freelancer because it’s easy. Most freelancers do what they do for: passion, a level of flexibility that can’t be experienced in an office or the possibility of great disposable income and financial freedom. [Read more…]
One distinct advantage of being a freelance writer, blogger or web developer is being able to bring your work along with you, on trips or just nearby for a change of scenery. And with free and public WiFi available in many places, you don’t have to pay for internet connection.
Public internet has had some improvement, in terms of speed and availability. And you don’t have to spend for it. Great, right? Well, actually…not really. Unless you’ve been a hermit in the Himalayas, you’ll know the dangers of using the public WiFi’s that are in airports, coffeeshops, hotels, public libraries, and city WiFis. [Read more…]
Perhaps the biggest buzzwords when it comes to the latest trends in employment are “working in a gig economy.” Today, more than ever, people around the world are choosing to leave traditional employment behind and instead choosing freelance projects, contract work, and short-term assignments.
Workers are shifting from working a classic 9 to 5 job to freelance work, making the transition from being employed by a company to working for themselves. This shift in employment puts workers more in control of their work environment, all the way from when they work to what types of jobs they choose to do. [Read more…]
Travel blogging is something many bloggers and content creators hear about, but it’s often something that as many people will pursue or successfully accomplish. In truth, the concept of ‘travel blogging’ can have many different ideations and business models associated with it.
For example, some freelance travel bloggers might look at this phrase as simply writing content for different travel agencies, hotels, and brands. Others might consider this the art of traveling around the world and documenting your journeys, while also having a blog and figuring out a way to make some money in the process. Another concept might be to combine both of these ideas, then use the power of social media platforms like Instagram to reach new audiences and build a following of your own.
In this era of super-fast internet, information is available all around, and every piece of data is competing to make itself visible to a broader audience. SEO or search engine optimization is widely used by freelancers to make their content stand out and gain organic traffic.
But sometimes, good content is not enough to get a high search engine ranking. The latest method of perfecting SEO is by using expired domains, and it is being used by freelancers very commonly. [Read more…]