Posts under Freelancing

Seven Skills and Mindsets That Every Freelancer Should Have

Posted September 23, 2011 under Freelancing, Mindsetting | 10 Comments

Earning extra income is something we all want. And for many, doing freelance work is the way to go. But if you’ve ever experienced self-employment or tried freelancing before, then I’m sure you know that it’s not exactly an easy walk in the park. Do you know the catchphrases “working at your own time” and […]

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Eight Steps To Freelance Awesomeness by Jayvee Fernandez

Posted July 22, 2011 under Freelancing | 9 Comments

Jumping ship from being an employee to a freelancer can be scary. In my life, I’ve unfortunately seen so many friends who’ve tried and failed at it. Almost all of them eventually went back to the corporate world with a promise that they’d never try something so “risky” again. On the other hand, I’ve also […]

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The Benefits of Having Health Insurance

Posted March 7, 2011 under Freelancing, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 22 Comments

I must have slept the wrong way or have been careless at lifting weights in the gym yesterday, but whatever it was, I found my right shoulder sore and numb this morning. Several years ago, I might have just popped a pain reliever, massaged some liniment on it and hoped that my shoulders would get […]

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10 Quick Tips When Starting A Home-Based Business

Posted November 13, 2010 under Business, Freelancing | 5 Comments

Whenever I’m asked what’s a good home-based business to start today, my usual answer would be “whatever you believe you can do”. While that’s not exactly what most people are hoping to get as an answer, I do give some tips on how to find the best home-based business that would suit them. And beyond […]

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How To Translate Your Skills Into a Successful Career Switch

Posted November 3, 2010 under Freelancing, Guest Posts | 5 Comments

Have you ever considered switching careers? I have, several times, from being an engineer to a freelance software developer to finally, an entrepreneur and investor. Each shift took a lot of courage and planning. And along the way, I’ve made many mistakes which took me very close to quitting and going back to my previous […]

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Alexis Ohanian: How to Make a Splash in Social Media

Posted March 25, 2010 under Business, Freelancing, Sales and Marketing | 1 Comment

For today, I’m sharing with you a short video taken from TED India last November 2009 entitled, “How to Make a Splash in Social Media” by Alexis Ohanian. For those who don’t know, TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from […]

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Eugene Lin: iPhoning My Way To Retirement

Posted February 26, 2010 under Freelancing, Inspirational, News and Events | 3 Comments

Today, I present to you this funny and interesting video by Eugene Lin called iPhoning My Way To Retirement. This video was taken during Ignite Seattle, held last December 2009. In case you’re wondering, Ignite is an event which started in the US where individuals go up on stage to share stories, ideas and thoughts […]

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Income Opportunities and Good Business Ventures During Philippine Election Time

Posted December 3, 2009 under Business, Freelancing, Income Opps | 9 Comments

The deadline for filing of the Certificates of Candidacy for the 2010 Philippine Elections has passed. And now the country officially enters another nationwide campaign and election period. For most entrepreneurs and freelancers, this time is a great opportunity to earn money. No, this does not involve selling your vote to the highest bidder. But […]

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Is Freelancing Right For You?

Posted November 13, 2009 under Freelancing, Guest Posts, Mindsetting | 19 Comments

Is freelancing right for you? How do you know if you’re ready to become a freelancer? More importantly, do you have what it takes to be successful at freelancing? Those are the questions we’ll answer today with the help of a friend whom I personally invited to write and share some thoughts about freelancing. Let’s […]

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How To Give Good and Proper Handshakes

Posted January 25, 2008 under Freelancing, General Information, Productivity | 5 Comments

One of the basic things that every person should know is how to give proper handshakes. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a party or in a business meeting, if you’re greeting a friend or a client – a good and firm handshake is always necessary. Not only does it create a good and favorable […]