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Statistics of The Growth of The Freelance Economy
October 18, 2016
Weekly Newsletter for Freelancers
Freelancing, traditionally, has been the realm of creatives — writers, graphic artists, and designers, for example, all are known to work on a freelance basis. But freelancing is exploding, and if current trends continue, it’s not too far-fetched to think that it may become a permanent new way to facilitate a career.
When it comes to this new way of conducting business, trends are emerging. Technology, for example, plays a major role in the freelance economy. Nearly 70 percent of current freelancers feel that technology has made it easier for them to find work in their field.
Paychex.com analyzed over 400,000 freelancers’ resumes posted on job site Indeed.com to glean valuable insights about freelancing in the US. Whether you’re thinking about taking the plunge or simply curious about the current state of freelancing, you can get all the details in the report. Read the report here.
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certail way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas A. Edison
Entrepreneurs need motivation by the bucketful, but some days it’s easier to stir up than others. It’s fantastic to have big, long-term goals, but don’t underestimate the power of little, daily ones. When motivators become habits, that’s what can make the difference between small business success and failure. Check out these 7 daily practices.that will boost your motivation.
Productivity Tip Of The Week
Time management is a challenge for all of us, but we freelancers face a unique set of issues when it comes to making the most of our time. Not only are we juggling projects, we're juggling several clients and simultaneously trying to find new work. Here are 15 effective time management strategies for freelancers.
Work-Life Balance Tip Of The Week
Freelancers who are also stay-at-home moms or dads have unique challenges. Many work from home freelancers (especially moms) have to juggle caring for their kids as well as their clients. It’s not easy! Here are some tips on working from home while living up to your parenting goal.
Financial Tip Of The Week
When you earn your money through freelance work, it can be even more difficult to stay on track as your income is always fluctuating. So how does one break out of this financial rut? Here are 3 great apps that help freelancers better manage their time and finances and free up time to actually work.
Freelancers And Cyber Security
We have gained approval from Robert Siciliano to bring you extracts from his books related to cyber security for freelancers. Robert Siciliano is an identity theft expert and consultant. He also gives self defense and personal safety seminars. Robert provides safety and identity theft fraud prevention tips and advice on multimedia channels in the United States. We have his approval to bring you weekly extracts from his books:
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