Freelancer Tips

 

  • From freelancer to consultant: expanding your business

    16.04.2018

    Consulting and freelancing are two careers that go hand-in-hand. Almost any freelancer can get into consulting once they have gained enough experience. Is it time for you?

  • 6 Tips to Repurpose your Articles and Social Media Posts

    11.04.2018

    Do you write, post or otherwise create a ton of content? Do you, like many other content creators, like your content and hate to see it go to waste? If your answer is yes, this article is just for you.

  • The Job of an Automation Engineer | Career Insights

    06.04.2018

    Automation engineers are a hot commodity right now. The rapid increase in production capacity and development of technology is allowing for more and more processes to be automated, which is significantly more efficient.

  • PMP certification: The path to become a project management professional

    05.04.2018

    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is the most important industry-recognized certification around the globe for project managers. Being certified ensures employers that you’re ready to perfom in the role of a PM: completing projects on budget, on time and meeting, if not exceeding, the goals set. But when is taking the PMP worth it, who can do it and what are the requirements? Fatima recently completed this certification, and tells us her experience.

  • Secure Yourself as a Freelancer - Be GDPR Compliant!

    04.04.2018

    New EU regulation is hitting soon – make sure your freelance business is prepared for GDPR!

  • Do I need a university degree to be freelancer?

    30.03.2018

    It’s not easy to become a successful freelancer – you need courage, entrepreneurial spirit, a high degree of motivation and a skill in which you really excel. And while those qualities are certainly not easy to attain, there are no formal requirements for freelancing.

  • 6 Tips to Getting repeat business as a freelancer

    28.03.2018

    Freelancing often means a lack of a steady paycheck. But one of the best ways to ensure a stream of revenue is having clients continuously return for your services. How do you make and maintain that relationship?

  • Getting paid by overseas clients: A cheaper alternative to PayPal

    23.03.2018

    At Freelancermap we want to match you with amazing opportunities that benefit both you and your clients. We support international working relationships and that usually means that clients and freelancers are often not based in the same country.

  • Should I offer different rates for different clients?

    21.03.2018

    A lot of freelancers have a mindset that big clients automatically generate a bigger payout. But is it really that simple?

  • Freelance Work Retreat: Analyse, Set Goals and Boost your Business

    14.03.2018

    There are a few things that can be as helpful to a business as taking the time to look back and think about what you are and have been doing. This is especially true for freelancers.

  • The Job of an Information Security Manager | Career Insights

    09.03.2018

    Welcome to another addition of our career insights series! Today, we'll be covering a position on IT that has become increasingly more important over the last years. We're talking about Information security managers or IT security managers.

  • Freelancers vs Employees - Who earn more?

    07.03.2018

    Many of those considering freelancing have to consider whether they'd make more or less working on their own than in a typical 9-to-5. We decided to reach out to out audience and find out: do freelancers make more than regular workers?

  • Should I put my prices on my freelance website?

    05.03.2018

    Nowadays, prices of pretty much anything seem to be public. When you go looking for a phone or some other piece of tech, you can quickly check out multiple vendors online and decide which one has the best deal.

  • Pomodoro Technique for Freelancers

    28.02.2018

    Time is money, especially in the world of freelance. Learn a new strategy to maximizing your efficiency while working, while at the same time giving yourself regular breaks. Getting things done in an office environment isn’t always rewarding. As a freelancer, that’s not the case.

  • Freelancers also work long hours - a 46 hour working week

    23.02.2018

    For freelancers, time is money. The cliché of lounging around in your pajamas while only doing a couple of hours of work a day couldn't be farther from the truth.

  • Automating your client management as a freelancer: Two essential tools and ideas for using them

    21.02.2018

    Time is the most important resource for a freelancer. Every minute you spend working counts towards your paycheck, most minutes you spend on mundane tasks or distractions don’t. So how do you increase the minute spend in category A and reduce those spent in category B?

  • How to combat clients from using Wix, Weebly or other DIY website builders

    14.02.2018

    "How do you keep your business afloat when people can make their own websites nowadays?" This is probably the number one question that freelance web designers get asked when talking about their careers. And the answer isn't always easy….

  • The Job of an Embedded Software Engineer | Career Insights

    09.02.2018

    In today's addition to our career insights series, we'll be talking about a field that has seen quite a resurgence in the past few years. Largely due to the rise of the Internet of Things and smart wearable devices, good embedded software engineers are in huge demand.