Self-marketing may not be easy, but it is essential for success. And it’s not something that you do when you have little to no work, it should be a part of your daily routine. It’s all about showing people what you can do, what your skills are and what you bring to the table.
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...
The hottest new app in town, Clubhouse is an audio-based social platform that allows users to have real conversations with each other. But Clubhouse can also help you as a freelancer and can be used to grow your online network. Not only is it a great place to find potential clients, it can help you get in touch with leaders and members from your...
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.
It’s often better to be a master of one trade than jack of all. In freelancing, finding your niche can have an extremely positive impact on your career. If you’re very good in a specific field of your work which you also enjoy doing more than others, making use of this niche is the best way to take your business to the next level.
The end of a year can be a special time for many people. It might seem silly that we chose a certain day and thought to ourselves: “Out with the old, in with the new”- but this is how our brains work. We like to think in closed periods of time. And that can be quite helpful to a freelancer’s business.