The 2020 freelance software for business management

Due to the coronavirus crisis, freelancers and small business owners too may have cash flow issues or even the inability to operate. However, this troubling period will end, and a new kind of business normality will come. Thus, entrepreneurs around the globe should be aware of all the different freelance management software aiming at business …

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How to write a project proposal: Expert advice for freelancers

Arguably, the business market is a wild world. Competition is relentless. So, professionals should find ways to secure their chances of getting the job. Freelancers that have been around for a long time know it firsthand, and newcomers come to realize it soon enough. The best method of increasing the likelihood of getting more clients …

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The tax deduction list for self-employed professionals

Being self-employed comes with benefits and drawbacks. For many, taxation is one of the latter, but it doesn’t have to be. There are various ways to achieve the much-sought tax deductions that any independent contractor wishes for. Freelancers, startup businesses and SMBs can proceed to job-related expenses deduction. Those expenses should be necessary and relevant to your field of business. To mention …

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Smart tips to list freelance work on your resume

Building the perfect freelance resume is essential to your professional career. Updating it with all your new business experiences is equally imperative. Regardless if you are an independent contractor on the lookout for new clients or a professional transitioning from the land of freelance to the traditional 9 am to 5 pm, you need to …

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Freelance fees guide: 8 extra fees to invoice your clients

When you joined freelancing, you didn’t sign up for free work or a pay-at-your-convenience deal. And yet, you often find yourself doing extra work or in other awkward situations, but hesitate to speak up. Perhaps you’ve even been offering free services without realizing it. Or you don’t pay enough attention to extra freelance charges that …

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Fact or Fiction: The remote work edition

Freelancers, remote workers and members of virtual teams are all relatively new in the business market. They are here to stay, and they are steadily creating their own home based work market. As expected, the freelancers are presented as the unreachable dream of any employee, and their lives seem sparkly perfect. Money, traveling, and freedom …

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8 Common Mistakes New Freelancers Make and how to Avoid Them

As a new freelancer, you are bound to fall into a couple of traps here and there. There’s no need to be harsh on yourself; no one gets it right the first time around. What if you could spare a few freelance mistakes, though? Just for the sake of keeping your spirits up! In this …

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7 common freelance struggles – and how to fight them like a champ!

People out there are saying some pretty cool stuff about freelancers. Rumor has it that you work from the comfort of your home whenever you feel like it, all the while making great money. While there’s some truth to this, freelance struggles and challenges are real might even make you second-guess your career choice. In …

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Stepping Up Your Game: 8 Tips To Raise Your Freelance Rate On Ongoing Clients

The moment you have both waited for and (kind of) dreaded has come: you’ve worked hard, you’ve gained skills and experience…you are a catch! So it’s time you earned more. But how do you about telling ongoing clients that you want to raise your freelance rate without coming off aggressive or apologetic? Will they see it …

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How to Tackle the Freelancer’s Variable Income Problem

Being your own boss is one of the perks of being a freelancer. Self-employment offers flexibility regarding your schedule and the way you work. However, none of this comes without a price. Freelancers assume all the profit from their business, but they also have to carry all the risks and worries. Variable income is the …

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