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Do You Know How To Cost Projects That You Are Bidding For?
August 06, 2019

Weekly Newsletter for Freelancers

Do You Know How To Cost Projects That You Are Bidding For?

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Following are the brief summaries of the articles that we've featured in this newsletter. Click on the Go to the Newsletter icon below that links to the newsletter and check the articles.

Project costing is an important issue for freelancers. It is because freelance flash teams that span countries do in fact exist. It is important to manage all the conflicting time zones and wage structures. We look at the issues.

Having a positive mental attitude is of critical importance to freelancers. It is a skill that has to be learnt. We look at the issue of how to train your brain to go positive.

The 50/30/20 rule is a foundation on which you can build your finances. The plan was founded by Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi in their book All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan. We look at its relevance to freelancers.

Imagine that you were starting out as a freelancer and could foresee the future to see all the lessons that you would learn over the forthcoming ten years. We share an article by someone who has gone before you and shares the lessons from ten years of freelancing.

With housing affordability at a crisis stage we look at the issue of how to apply to rent an apartment when you are a freelancer with variable income. It is a global issue and we provide a global perspective.

There is a lot in the news in Australia about workers’ rights and wage theft. As freelancers you are self-employed, but you still have rights. We provide links to articles on freelancers’ rights from three different countries.

Huffington Post has some great articles for freelancers. One of these articles relates to the important topic about using visualization to help achieve your goals. It is an important skill for freelancers to use. We not only discuss the issue, but provide links to a Huffington Post article and an Amazon eBook on the subject.

In the Skills Development and Inspiration section of our newsletter we provide links to articles on freelancer negotiation skills, meditation skills and the top five skills required for freelancing.

Our Amazon AWS news and Associates Case Study latest news is shared along with our regular news on cyber security for freelancers.

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