Freelancer Tips


  • Communicating with international clients as a freelancer


    Working remotely gives freelancers perfect opportunities when it comes down to working internationally. Having access to contracts from all over the world is truly a blessing for any freelancer to enjoy. However, cross-cultural communication does not always go as smoothly as planned.

  • Preparing for Virtual Meetings as a Freelancer – tips and advices


    Virtual Meetings are the thing of the future some say, and will regular ones. Others say virtual meetings are the bane of a perfect leader and face-to-face communication is all that really matters.

  • Freelancing VS Regular employment – which one is right for you?


    Freelancing can really be a dream – doing what you deem fit with your time, being the captain of your own ship and working independently is quite the romantic vision. In reality things don’t always work out the way most people imagine they would and any freelancer has to go through significant hardships as well.

  • How to Effectively Manage your Time as a Freelancer


    Time management is an essential skill for any employee, but freelancers depend much more on their effective time-management skills. When working at home, you can find yourself wasting your time, doing little things around the house or simply enjoying the comfort of your place.

  • Social Media Marketing for Freelancers


    Most of you are probably familiar with social media marketing and its benefits. It is, indeed, an extremely convenient way to get your message out there, providing wide reach and spreading fast at the same time.

  • Not Getting Paid – Tips on Avoiding the Freelancer’s Nightmare


    Most freelancers face the problem of non-payment sooner or later. Here on we’ve written a lot about the advantages of being a freelancer, but now it is time to shine some light on one of the biggest disadvantages – not getting paid.

  • Freelancer tips: How to set your rates as a freelancer?


    Freelancers sometimes find it hard to determine what they want to be paid or can be paid. Furthermore, the process of negotiating rates can be, indeed, very difficult for a lot of people. This article provides a few tips and tricks on determining the value of your work and knowing when and how much you have to charge. Here are a few things you have to keep in mind when setting your rates as a freelancer.

  • Five simple steps which will help you deal with unsatisfied clients


    Upset or unsatisfied clients are something any freelancer has to deal with sooner or later. No matter how professional or hard-working you are, there will be someone who gets upset. It may or may not be your fault, but that’s usually not the point. It is important to act quickly and accordingly to your client’s wishes. Following a couple of simple steps will likely help you change their mood and turn that dissatisfaction into satisfaction.

  • Self-Marketing for Freelancers, 5 tips on making a name for yourself


    Self-Marketing is not easy, but it is essential for success. It is not something to be done when there is little to no work, self-marketing has to become a part of your daily routine. It’s all about showing off – yourself, your skills and your attitude. Not bragging of course, rather respectfully advertising your own person. Here are five tips to help you convince future clients that you are the man/woman for the job.

  • Five Tips to help you stay motivated as a freelancer


    Motivation is crucial for any job. As a freelancer you have more freedom than most employees, but that freedom can turn into a disadvantage pretty quickly. If you find yourself postponing that thing you have to do or if you often just don’t feel like working, read on. This article presents five tips that will keep you motivated and help you reach your goals.

  • Global freelancers form a movement!


    Are you a freelancer working in Europe? Then the “freelancer movement” could be an interesting topic for you. In the last years the demand for freelancers has increased tremendously. Weather short-term contractors, self-employed workers, individual consultants or even part-timers, more and more companies nowadays hire freelancers to meet specific requirements a full-time employee may not be able to meet.

  • 15% discount for all freelancermap users at Shutterstock!


    freelancermap is happy to pronounce our new partnership with Shutterstock, a globally interacting stock photography agency. With this new cooperation our freelancermap users will receive a 15% discount on every booked image subscription at Shutterstock!