Posts under Freelancing

How To Price Your Service as a Freelancer

Updated: February 28, 2017 | Freelancing | 4 Comments

Aside from selling stuff, becoming a freelancer is another great way to earn extra income. But how do you calculate and determine your rates as a freelancer? How do you compute the fair cost of your service for your customers? You certainly don’t want to overcharge, but you also don’t want to sell yourself short. […]

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Quick Guide To Starting A Side Business

Updated: October 30, 2018 | Business, Freelancing | 7 Comments

The secret to financial stability is having multiple sources of income. That’s why starting a business on the side is always a good idea, specially for full-time employees. This post will guide you through the initial process of putting up a side business, and give you insights on the things you need to prepare for […]

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Your Guide To Creating Your Dream Job

Updated: January 16, 2019 | Business, Freelancing, Mindsetting | 2 Comments

What’s your dream job? I know someone who dreams of becoming a National Geographic photographer, and another one who wants to be a chef in his own restaurant. Then, there are some who dreams of becoming a famous actor, and those who seek fame as a world-renowned singer. So again, what’s your dream job… and […]

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My List of Things to Accomplish For 2012

Updated: June 22, 2015 | Business, Freelancing | 8 Comments

“What’s your super wish for 2012?” asks a friend during one of our usual coffee hangouts. “SUPERWISH?” I replied back. “Yeah, the things you want to have or accomplish this year,” he clarified. That conversation went on for almost an hour – first starting with his use of the term “super wish”, which I found […]

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Seven Skills and Mindsets That Every Freelancer Should Have

Updated: September 29, 2019 | Freelancing, Mindsetting | 11 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

Updated: July 18, 2018 | Freelancing | 10 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

Updated: March 23, 2018 | Freelancing, Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 24 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

Updated: November 14, 2018 | 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

Updated: September 9, 2018 | 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

Updated: October 24, 2010 | 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

Updated: October 7, 2013 | 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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