Posts under Freelancing

FREE Workshop: How to Transition from Solo Freelancer to Solopreneur

Published: November 27, 2017 | Freelancing, News and Events | 4 Comments

When I quit the corporate world, my freelancer earnings became my main source of income. It felt great because the harder I worked, the more money I made. Unlike before when I had a fixed salary as an employee. However, I realized that all my income depended on how much time and effort I could […]

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4 Reasons Why You Should Do Freelancing Even If You Have a Day Job

Published: October 5, 2017 | Freelancing | 1 Comment

Having a day job creates an illusion of financial security for most people. It’s easy to get stuck inside this comfort zone because money comes at a regular schedule. However, there’s a quote I like that says, “A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” Indeed, when you don’t challenge yourself […]

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Common Scams That Online Freelancers Should Watch Out For and How To Avoid Them

Updated: September 8, 2017 | Freelancing | 1 Comment

Are you new to the online freelancing world? If so, then you should know that not everyone can be trusted online. You can search Google for Freelancer scam, Upwork scam, writer scam, work-from-home scam, and other similar terms, and you’ll find hundreds of articles. Some schemes will be obvious, but others can be quite clever […]

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Join Me at the PayPal Summit and Level Up Your Freelancing Career

Published: August 8, 2017 | Freelancing, News and Events | No Comments

Over 1.6 million Filipinos work as an online freelancer. And according to the 2016 Freelancing PH survey, they can earn as much as P200,000 per month. Yes, freelancing can be a financially rewarding career. And because freelancers usually work from home, they can also spend more quality time with their loved ones instead of getting […]

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How to Find a Freelance Job to Make Extra Income

Updated: October 10, 2017 | Freelancing | 7 Comments

Studies reveal that a typical millionaire has around seven income streams. How many do you have? If you have a job, a savings account, stocks, and mutual fund investments — that’s four sources of income already. One is an active source, while the other three are passive sources. Unfortunately, passive sources of income like paper […]

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Where To Find Employees and Freelancers For Your Business

Updated: November 25, 2014 | Business, Freelancing, General Information | 2 Comments

An excellent product, a strong vision and a purposeful mission are not the only factors that make a profitable business. More often than not, a dynamic and innovative leadership coupled with a team of dedicated and hardworking individuals form the larger reason why a business becomes a huge success. Ask any entrepreneur what the most […]

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7 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Get a Virtual Office

Updated: August 28, 2017 | Business, Freelancing, General Information | 9 Comments

Harold is a friend who works as freelance wedding photographer. He meets clients in coffee shops, and he does this at least twice a week. His clients don’t really mind, but sometimes it gets too noisy and they’d have to transfer. His home office is not that presentable to clients. Additionally, he’s also not too […]

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How to Use The Right Words To Sell Your Freelance Services

Updated: December 27, 2014 | Freelancing, Guest Posts | 7 Comments

Before I became an entrepreneur, I was a freelancer first. In fact, one of the reasons why I had the courage to quit the corporate world was because I was able to grow my income from freelancing to match my regular job’s salary. And I know a lot of freelancers who also did the same […]

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Employees vs Professionals: Which One Pays More Taxes?

Updated: September 24, 2014 | Freelancing, Personal Finance | 20 Comments

I met with an accountant friend yesterday and one of the topics of our conversation was how much taxes employees and professionals pay in the Philippines. I listened intently to his explanation, and below is my best effort to share with you the surprising things I learned. — Meet Mr. Employee. He is a graphic […]

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On Serial Entrepreneurship, Blogging and Freelancing

Published: January 10, 2014 | Freelancing, In Focus | 3 Comments

“Anong negosyo mo?” Believe or not, I find it hard to answer this question. Why? Because my honest reply would be, “Marami.” And if I do that, I fear that I’ll give the impression that I’m arrogant. So what I do now is that I try to answer with the most appropriate business for the […]

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