Project acquisition is an annoying prospect for many freelancers. Data from freelancermap’s Market Studies proves this, year after year. The search for new projects is one of the greatest challenges of self-employment which is why it is important to optimize the process. freelancermap offers the perfect solution for this: on our platform you can...
It’s that time of the year again - you’re back on the job market and are ready to begin your search for new opportunities. You’ve scoped out possibilities through your own personal networks and have scrolled through numerous job boards looking for front-end developer jobs. The phone rings and when you answer, you hear the voice of a recruitment...
Networking: a simple word, which, weirdly enough, stresses out a lot of freelancers. Freelance networking can be frustrating but it’s also extremely important. Having the right contacts can open doors that otherwise remain closed, especially to a freelancer.
GitHub is a platform that brings all of the world’s developers together and gets them create projects together. Easy, often open-source collaboration with lots of documentation has helped GitHub revolutionize teamwork for coding and development.
For many freelancers, using social media platforms to find leads is something of a foreign concept. However, social media - especially Twitter - is a great place to attract more clients and grow your business. Not sure exactly how to use Twitter to promote your business? We’ve got you covered.
There’s nothing better than seeing a long list of glowing recommendations to convince potential employers that you are the freelancer for them.
Many freelancers love recommending colleagues for freelancing project, and can sometimes receive a referral fee as a result. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with those types of referrals – they are an easy and low-maintenance way to get some extra cash. And as long as all sides profit and nobody is being treated unfairly, paid referrals can be...
Client testimonials are used by all big players online. It has never before been so easy to go online and check reviews for a movie, store, product or service. As it happens, testimonials and reviews can work wonders for freelancers as well!
Outsourcing is something a lot of big companies do today. It can help businesses grow in many ways: finding experts that they don’t have readily available in-house, saving time and money and helping get new points of view and fresh ideas from outside.
Interviews for freelance web designers can be quite challenging. Sometimes your interviewer won’t know the first thing about web design and other times they will be experts in the field. As a result, you never know what to expect.