Posts tagged ‘Freelancing’

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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Let Me Teach You How To Become an Online Freelancer

Published: February 1, 2016 | Announcements, News and Events | 1 Comment

If you’d like to transition from being an employee towards working as a freelancer, then I’d like to invite you to learn from me this week as I conduct two webinars about freelancing. The first one will be for Horsepower.ph Power Talks entitled… How To Be A Successful Solopreneur Details: Date: February 2, 2016, Tuesday […]

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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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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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Reader Mail #25: How To Sell Products Online As A Sideline Business

Published: August 19, 2013 | Business, Freelancing, Reader Mail | 5 Comments

It’s time for another Reader Mail and for today, I’m answering a question sent to me recently on how to put up a sideline business selling clothes. The sender wants to particularly learn how to create an online store. Building an eCommerce site can be quite challenging, but I’ve offered below a simple workplan to […]

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