There is no doubt that a large chunk of what determines the fortune of a person is rooted in the little things that we as people do every single day. As such, the power that lies in a habit, good or bad, cannot be overlooked as we all find a means to get ahead in this busy world.
As many of us are self-employed, freelancing and/or independent workers in some way or another, the requirement for getting paid in a timely manner is paramount to our very professional existence.
So you’ve got a few thousand followers on Twitter and some connections on Google+ or Facebook. Where are the people who want to pay me for doing good work? Well, believe it or not, these potential ‘clients’ are out there using social networks, and they’re willing to pay good money for a job you can do well.
Wanna Get Rich Quick? Welcome to my most scammy-sounding article to date. But is it?
Getting ‘rich’, well maybe not immediately, but could there be some true-tested ways for freelancers like us to generate some cashflow over days instead of months, especially in tough times?
I’ve been reading some fascinating stuff about putting together business models for a new venture I’m working on. Through doing the research, I’ve realised that formulating a business model that applies to freelance creative professionals is just as important as a model for any other minor and major business organisation.
As a freelancer, you’re a small business owner. Whether you’re a writer, a performer or a web site designer, all freelancers need to track their performance in monetary terms in order to make appropriate business decisions and to accurately report their income to the taxing authorities.
Yes, those of you strongly against the concepts of ‘crowdsourcing’ and stout defenders of the rights of creative professionals may cringe at the idea of a post advocating the contribution of imagery to stock sites.
To be happy and fulfilled, creatives need to spend the majority of their time creating. To be successful in business, creatives need to spend some time (not a lot!) taking care of basic business concerns. Here’s a list of essential business tips to keep you focused on what’s most important.
It’s often worth thinking about how to use the web to make extra income when you aren’t working on commissions or with clients. The internet is a great source of sites through which you can make some extra cash.