How to Use Upwork to Grow Your Freelance Business

How to Use Upwork to Grow Your Freelance Business

I love Upwork. I've been with the platform from the very start of my freelancing career, and it was still named oDesk then. Fast forward 10 years later and I am still using the job marketplace as a source of a number of my leads. In fact, about 70% of my clients I get...

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10 Most Important Parts to Have in Your Freelancer Website

10 Most Important Parts to Have in Your Freelancer Website

When I was starting out as a freelancer, one of my biggest struggles was putting together my portfolio. It's very difficult to showcase your work when you have no experience in the first place... and this basically becomes a question of which came first, the chicken...

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The Most In-Demand Services You Can Offer As A Virtual Assistant

The Most In-Demand Services You Can Offer As A Virtual Assistant

Crazy how the past year has turned our lives 180 degrees. A lot of people used to scorn people who work online... thinking that it's nothing but a side gig and that work stability and financial security can never be replaced by traditional, corporate jobs. Well... it...

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Freelancing Career

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Freelancing Career

I've been freelancing since my college days - more than 10 years ago as of writing. WordPress was just five years old and I was just learning to blog. If I remember it correctly, my blogs started with Friendster and Multiply until I eventually moved to Blogger then...

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6 Other Essential Skills That Freelance Writers Should Have

6 Other Essential Skills That Freelance Writers Should Have

So you’ve finally made a jump into beginning a freelance writing career. But, let me tell you something: competition is tough. And, unless you decide to up your game, getting a long-term client or simply snagging a one-off gig can be difficult. Most companies...

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Improve Your Blog Visibility with these 3-Minute Solutions

Improve Your Blog Visibility with these 3-Minute Solutions

Blogging has become very popular nowadays and quite understandably so: it is extremely uncomplicated to set up. However, when you get all caught up with the hype, it becomes pretty easy to screw things up. We tend to think over the bigger picture too much but it's...

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