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How freelancers can deal with the internet information explosion?

Freelancers need to know how to cope with the internet information explosion. How freelancers at all stages of their career can manage anxiety? How to manage your mood to increase productivity? Why exercise should be a part of your work life balance? The rule of three is...

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Why emotional intelligence matters to freelancers

Emotional intelligence matters to freelancers because it is how you deal with clients across the road or across the world. Is your personality suited to the freelancing life and why you need to find out! Freelancers need to know that depression lowers productivity and what

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How you can start freelancing even if you are over 55!

How you can start freelancing after the age of 55 to earn money and retire part time? Should you tell your bank you are moving from a 9 to 5 employee role to freelancing fulltime? If you use public transport, what did you do when you were commuting to your 9 to 5 job?

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Use These Brain Boosting Tips to Improve Your Freelancing Career

Freelancers can use these brain boosting tips to improve their freelancing career. Get social-- in the real world, Get active, Break away - these all are very effective ways to boost your brain.

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Yes, you can start freelancing even if you over 55!

You can start freelancing after the age of 55 to earn money and retire part time. How to build your credibility as a freelancer! How to overcome procrastination to increase your productivity? Meditation can help millennials with work-life balance. Tell your boss that you...

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As a freelancer, do you know how to handle your unknown unknowns?

As a freelancer starting out, your unknown unknowns can cause problems and that is why you should try to find out what they are.

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Fashion Tips for Freelancers

Fashion tips for freelancers to make a good impression at client meetings.

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Retiring part-time can make your money last longer

Retiring part-time can make a retiree’s money last longer. In this part-time retiring, retiree can develop his/her skills for freelancing.

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How can you manage and develop trust with a virtual client?

Imagine that you lived in Australia and needed to build trust with virtual clients in United Kingdom, how could you do it? This is the situation that is frequently faced by freelancers working online.

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Freelancing Can Help You Repay Housing Negative Equity

Freelancing can help you repay your housing negative equity

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Sitemap of Freelance Work Guide

Sitemap of Freelance Work Guide

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How Moonlighting Mastermind Groups Can Help Freelancers

Moonlighting Mastermind Groups can help freelancers in a number of ways. They help each other to find the solutions to any problem. This article contains a section describing how they work and why they are important for the Moonlighting freelancers.

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Moonlighting Matters When Your Family Budget Needs Help

Moonlighting matters when your family budget needs help. Check out the tips to support your family budget successfully.

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9 Negotiation Skills Every Freelancer Needs

As a freelancer, success can depend on having good negotiation skills, but many people find this part of the job to be just a little bit intimidating. Learn how to make it a strength. Check out the required negotiation skills for freelancers.

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Subscribe to Our Freelancer Newsletter

Subscribe to our Weekly Freelancer Newsletter and receive 13 free listicles that explain all you need to know about successfully working from home.

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8 Office Design Tips For Freelancers

As a freelancer, one of the best investments you can make is in your workstation. If you are going to be spending hours a day in that environment, it might as well be a place you enjoy.

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12 Questions For Freelancers To Ask Their Retirement Financial Planner

As a freelancer, meeting with a retirement financial planner could be one of the most important things you do for both your peace of mind and future security.

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8 Steps To Become A Freelance Social Media Manager

If you are thinking about becoming a freelance social media manager, now is the time to step out and start working toward your dream. Learn how...

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Resources for Freelancers and Freelancing Tools

Here's a wide selection of resources for freelancers, freelancing tools for both new and established freelancers to build and market a business online.

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13 Reasons To Become A Social Media Manager

Every company – at least those that wish to survive in today's marketplace – knows the importance of having an online presence. And they need you. Here are 13 reasons to become a social media manager.

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Is your computer slow or is it your internet connection?

Working on a slow computer is really time consuming. Monitor your PC's performance to keep it smooth. Continuously get poor performance? It is time to find out whether it is your PC or your computer internet slowing you down. You can easily figure it out.

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Top Five Tips for Moonlighting as a Freelancer

Top tips for moonlighting matters when your family budget needs help and you have to freelance. This article will help you to think before you jump into freelancing as a second job. We've discussed the reality, some of the problems, and how to face and overcome them.

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Freelance Retirees- 12 Tips On How To Make Your Money Last Longer

Freelance retirees can make their money last longer by deciding to retire part time.

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Moonlighting freelancers – Success Tips to balance the family budget

Moonlighting freelancer need tips to help them balances the family budget.

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Cyber security is essential for freelancers

Cyber security is essential for freelancers who are at the cutting edge of the new digital economy.

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About John Cosstick and Freelance-Work-Guide.com

About John Cosstick... my journey to self employment and why I built this website.

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Work From Home Moms -- Where to Start Finding Jobs

Work from home moms can get legitimate work at home jobs from reputable sources.

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Self Employment Ideas... How to Identify Your Best Options

How to identify and evaluate self employment ideas which would be most suitable for you to get started as a freelancer.

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Become a Freelance Writer... How to get Started

How to use your work experience and skills to become a freelance writer.

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3 Tips for Landing Your Dream Freelance Job

Dream freelance jobs are not easy to find they require that you blog, reach out and network.

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3 Reasons Not to Neglect Professional Skills as a Freelancer

Professional skills as a freelancer matter and should not be neglected. The future of work is changing very quickly and freelancers need to be constantly updating and developing their skills.

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A Review of Security in the Digital World by Graham Day

Cybersecurity is critical for freelancers who are at the cutting edge of the new digital economy and Security in the Digital World provides essential information.

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What are your top freelancing concerns for 2018?

Critical to freelancers’ success in 2018 and beyond is identifying the issues that matter to them and then trying to do something about it. Do you agree? Check out the top freelancing concerns of 2018 that may affect you as well as your freelance profession.

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Do you know how to manage the distractions when working from home?

We the freelancers usually work at home. A common problem is that we often feel distracted when working alone. Actually, there are several reasons behind this. Here are some tips especially for the work at home moms to manage their working from home distractions easily.

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Critical changes were made to Facebook – freelancers need to understand them!

Facebook has recently made changes to their algo. It is important for the freelancers to know the changes and understand how to response to the changes in implementing their social media strategy.

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How to overcome the fear of pitching for freelancing gigs

When you start out as a freelancer you have to face one of your greatest fears, it is the fear of pitching for gigs! It is natural for a freelancer. So, learning how to overcome the fear is important.

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Do you know what the The Pomodoro Technique is for getting work done?

Getting stuff done is important for freelancers because that is how they make money! Learning what works for you to get more work done is critical. The Pomodoro Technique is an important approach.

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Freelance Technical Writer Tools and Resources

Freelance technical writer is a great career move for people looking for legitimate work at home jobs.

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Advantages of Outsourcing for Freelancers

The advantages of outsourcing companies want... how you, as a freelancer, can also benefit.

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15 Effective Time Management Strategies for Freelance Success

Time management strategies that helps you maintain the right balance between work and personal time.

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Career Change Advice -- What You Need To Consider

Career change advice for when you are thinking about changing your career.

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Exploring Freelance Journalism Opportunities

Learn about the options for freelance journalism, and what you need to know to get started as a journalist.

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Social Media News Release: Breaking News Fast

Social Media News Release is the latest trend in press release.

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Overcoming Anxiety as a Freelance Writer

It is often heard that my job makes me depressed and anxious. There may be several reasons behind anxiety. This article is about overcoming anxiety as a freelance writer.

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Best Work at Home Jobs for Professional Writing

The Best Work at Home Jobs gives you a review of the different professional jobs that you could do from home.

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Do you know how to cost projects that you are bidding for?

Freelancers should have clear ideas about project cost management techniques. A cost benefit analysis template may help them in their project cost management before bidding in a new project.

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Should a freelancer aim to have passive income and active income?

Many freelancers of varying skill sets have the ability to earn passive income as well as getting paid for their skills. Here are some passive income ideas for the freelancers. Check the discussion.

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Moonlighting Freelancers Need to Know How to Outsource

A critical part of your freelancing moonlighting plan is knowing what you can outsource and still make a profit. Our job is to find the information that will help you.

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Starting out as a Freelancer Should not be: Fire, Ready, Aim!

Starting out as a freelancer without a plan is not a good idea. There I have said it! It needed to be said so that there is no misunderstanding about deciding to become a freelancer.

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