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  • MEAN: Everything You Need to Know About the Full-Stack Web Framework.

    25.05.2017

    MEAN is one of the top full-stack web frameworks that everyone should be learning to utilize. In this post we’ll cover exactly what MEAN is, and why it should be our choice for creating applications. We’ll also each component which makes the MEAN technology so powerful and one of the widely-used combination of technology.

  • Freelancing while Studying? Here's Why You Should Start Now.

    24.05.2017

    Freelancing is a rapidly growing way of work, and is especially appealing to younger people. That’s because the younger generation is no longer into the mindset that 9 to 5 is the only way to do it- and that was the thinking for decades. For young people today, the world has changed – and the creative and motivated ones are very likely to go into freelancing...

  • The Ultimate Guide for Freelancers to Market their Businesses

    18.05.2017

    In March 2017, we hosted a new Blog Carnival at freelancermap.com and asked our users: “how do you market your freelance services?”. We wanted to know the marketing strategies that you use frequently for your freelance business to get the best results. But we didn’t just stop there, we also reached out to brand and marketing specialists and asked for their best tips too.

  • 7 Tips to Optimize Your Gmail & Save Precious Time as a Freelancer

    17.05.2017

    Freelancers spend a lot of time reading and writing emails – not just for work but also for our personal and social lives. Thankfully, as with all processes we spend a lot of work time on, email can be optimized. In this article, we look at optimizing your Gmail account for a couple of reasons. It is one of the most popular apps out there and many people can profit from learning how to use it better.

  • How Developing A USP Can Massively Benefit Your Freelance Business

    11.05.2017

    In most instances, when we look at many different businesses, we find a very effective trend of companies trying to differentiate themselves from their competition in a number of ways. Developing your USP (unique selling point) is one such way and is a strategy which is often found to be very effective in creating the required levels of separation from the competition.

  • How to Manage Multiple Freelancers at Once

    10.05.2017

    As a manager, CEO or company owner, there is a lot to learn with it comes to working with freelancers. It is a completely different relationship compared to “regular” full-time employees and takes getting used to. At the same time, more and more bosses and project managers all over the world need that experience.

  • How to Correctly Quote for a Wordpress Project

    04.05.2017

    Many of you have chosen Freelancing as your living. And trust me, I know how important it is for you to get clients attention and trust. “Quote” is a term for estimated pricing a freelancer or a company will be charging to its client. Quoting is an art and as a freelancer, you must master it.

  • Checklist for Digital Nomads: How to Get Ready Before Hitting the Road

    03.05.2017

    Are you interested in becoming a Digital Nomad? If you're a freelancer, taking the leap into travelling and working full-time is easy with a little planning! The most important thing you need to do to become a successful digital nomad is to prepare before you leave for your new lifestyle; here, we've put together the ultimate checklist to getting ready before you hit the road...

  • The 4 Cornerstones of the Perfect Home Office

    26.04.2017

    Having a home office is one of the best things that can happen to a lot of freelancers. Whether you like staying close to your family or working with clients from all over the globe from your hometown, having a home office can be a blessing. But you have to do it right. If you don’t put enough thought into the layout and decor of your office, productivity may decline and even your health can suffer.

  • 4 Reasons why Machine Learning is the Next Big Thing for Freelancers

    19.04.2017

    Machine learning has been the hottest buzzword in tech for a while now. It’s at the core of stuff like self-driving cars, digital assistants like Alexa and is even used for online recommendations like the ones you get on Netflix. Think of any new exciting area in tech and it is very likely that it is connected with machine learning on some level.

  • Freelancing with Children: 4 Tips to Getting it Right

    10.04.2017

    Many people go into freelancing because they want to spend more time with their children at home – and that’s a wonderful thing. Making a living and taking care of your children at the same time hasn’t really been possible for the masses until now.

  • Trend Prediction with LSTM RNNs using Keras (Tensorflow) in 3 Steps

    10.04.2017

    Understanding the up or downward trend in statistical data holds vital importance. It helps in estimation, prediction and forecasting things ahead of time. Its potential application are predicting stock markets, prediction of faults and estimation of remaining useful life of systems, forecasting weather etc. This article covers implementation of LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks to predict the trend in the data.

  • Making Affiliate Sales Work: 5 Tips to Get an Extra Income as a Freelancer

    03.04.2017

    Affiliate marketing is a popular way to earn some extra cash as a freelancer, but making it work isn’t as easy as it sounds. “I’ll just offer people some products on my personal site, one in ten people are bound to buy them – that’s easy money right there!”

  • YouTube for Freelance Creatives: Is it Worth it?

    03.04.2017

    If you’re a freelance creative, you’ve probably looked at all of the social media platforms out there and thought, which one is best for me? Committing to a YouTube channel can be a big time investment, but can also offer huge returns for the work you put into it. So, is a YouTube channel really worth it for you?

  • Developing Websites with WordPress as a Freelancer – The Pros and Cons

    27.03.2017

    Are you thinking about getting into WordPress and are unsure whether this is the right path to take? Asking yourself those questions is the first step to becoming a successful freelancer. Committing to a certain niche can set the tone for your entire career, even if it isn’t a commitment meant to last forever.

  • The Perfect Workplace – Picking Between Your Home, a Café and a Coworking Space!

    20.03.2017

    Freelancing is all about freedom – in determining the work you take, the hours you put in, and the way you run your business. The freedom of picking your workplace is a big part of why freelancing is so awesome. There are many different ways to work and you get to determine what suits you best.

  • The 5 Most Challenging Things I Faced While Freelancing

    20.03.2017

    Freelancing is not easy, and it’s not for everyone either. However, I would never go back to a standard 9 to 5. I became a full-time remote freelancer almost a year and a half ago after being let go from a job. Being let go was hard, but I didn’t want to sit around and apply to similar jobs that I would have to travel at least 50 miles to. I was a senior publicist at a New York City PR firm, however, I was living in South Jersey, and travelling a total of 6 hours per day…

  • How To Get Your Potential Clients to Come to You

    16.03.2017

    We often talk about the right way to approach clients, write an application or find the right contracts. In those kinds of articles, an aspect often goes unmentioned – clients can also make the first step. Obviously, not every freelancing gig is initiated by the freelancer.