Freelancer Tips

 

  • Career Insights: What does an AI Engineer do?

    08.02.2019

    AI Engineer is still kind of a new role within the IT sector. There is still a lot that is unclear about what an AI Engineer does, so we hope to shed some light onto this role in this article!

  • Why every freelancer should find a mentor

    30.01.2019

    “If only I knew X when I started out” – how many times have you heard fellow freelancers say that? There are a lot of mistakes you can make at the beginning of your career and some are not obvious.

  • Organising Meetups in 7 Steps to Boost Your Freelance Career

    28.01.2019

    Nowadays, a lot of people look towards the internet when it comes down to networking or special interests. But you don’t have to meet virtually anymore, thanks to Meetup. If you haven’t heard about this service, you’re in for a ride.

  • Finding balance between teaching code and working as a developer

    23.01.2019

    Francisco Cupen is a Civil Engineer with a master's degree in project management. He is currently working as Senior Angular Web Developer. In this article he's showing us his techniques for balancing between working as a developer and teaching coding.

  • Career Insights: What does a PLC Programmer do?

    18.01.2019

    PLC programmers often work in electrical engineering and IT companies, and are responsible for the maintenance of machines and plants that use programmable logic controllers. Learn more about these professionals and their role.

  • How to Deal with Client Revisions as a Freelancer

    02.01.2019

    One of the most frustrating challenges for many freelancers is dealing with repeated client requests for revisions on a project. This is a factor you need to be prepared to deal with on a regular basis - so check out our tips to dealing with client revisions properly.

  • How to become a specialist in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    20.12.2018

    What are GIS and what are they used for? Maria Osorio, a specialist in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and an expert in ArcGIS version 10.0 explains it all, including the uses of this technology and how to become a specialist in GIS yourself!

  • 8 Ways to convince clients they should outsource

    12.12.2018

    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.

  • Career Insights: What Does a Release Manager Do?

    07.12.2018

    In today’s edition of Career Insights, we’re taking a look at the role of a release manager. Find out what exactly a release manager does, their typical responsibilities, and the qualifications you need to get into this field.

  • 10 skills which no freelancer can do without

    05.12.2018

    We often talk about how many things are needed to be successful as a freelancer, but we rarely say which exactly, mainly because they really are a lot. Everybody who has tried out being a freelancer for at least a year or two, knows just how vast the required skillset can be. For those of you thinking about going into freelancing and wonder what they could do to increase their chances of success, here are the 10 skills you are absolutely going to need:

  • Passive Income for freelancers in 7 Tips

    28.11.2018

    Freelancing is mostly associated with active income – you get paid for the hours you put in or for a certain workload, ideally a finished project. However, there is another way to earn money as a freelancer - passive income.

  • How to Get Started As a Freelancer Without Quitting Your Day Job

    21.11.2018

    Beginning a freelance career can be challenging. It involves giving up financial security, a set routine, and is a usually big step out of your comfort zone. However, transitioning from a regular day job to freelancing doesn’t have to be terrifying, or a huge risk. You can start freelancing on the side.

  • Teardowns: an amazing way to show what you can do

    14.11.2018

    For most freelancers, having a strong portfolio that shows what they can do is far more powerful than simply telling potential clients what they can offer them. One way to really show what you can do is by doing a teardown - in this article, we’re going to explain exactly what this is and how to do one yourself.

  • How to travel and protect your data: 5 Security Tips

    14.11.2018

    Being a travelling freelancer can be great. You get to experience new cultures, dip into the international freelancing community and serve clients from all over the globe. However, protecting your data is an essential part of doing all that carefree. There is nothing worse than losing all of your hard work, getting your gadgets stolen or your email compromised.

  • Career Insights: What Does a Network Engineer Do?

    09.11.2018

    In this edition of our Career Insights series, we’re taking a look at the role of a network engineer and discussing what exactly they do, the skills required, and the average salary an experienced network engineer can expect to make.

  • KPIs for Freelancers: How to Track the Growth of Your Freelance Business

    08.11.2018

    There are many ways you can measure success as a freelancer. How much money you’re getting is one, but it isn’t necessarily the most important. Other aspects you might want to keep track of include how many clients you’re getting, what you’re really earning per hour and the effectiveness of your marketing efforts. If you want your business to do well, “going with the flow” isn’t really going to cut it.

  • 11 Real Freelance Horror Stories

    31.10.2018

    Working as a freelancer is great - you forget the commute, you work your own hours...but it can be also unpredictable! You can work with incredible easy-to-work-with clients, but a crazy one can slip in from time to time. You might have a lot on your plate and with an overloaded schedule, there’s room for mistakes!

  • How to Create a Course and Sell Your Freelance Knowledge

    24.10.2018

    Online courses: how many have you seen on the Internet? If you’re already running your own freelance business, you might be asking yourself whether investing the time and effort into building a course is really worth it. Creating a course could definitely benefit you and your freelance business, especially in the long term.