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Keep your blog posts shorter

As a serious entrepreneur, you own a great website, with a modern layout. A beautiful presentation of your skills, testimonials, gigs…. …and a blog with relevant, professional life related articles. Which blog of course should contain great posts, interesting information about anything work, freelance, V.A., but never should feel a bore, a pain. In this… Read More

A letter to the European Union

My letter to the lead of the European Union appeared first earlier today on my Facebook account. Dear Europian Union, European Parliament Jean-Claude Juncker, ” The predecessor of the EU was created in the aftermath of the Second World War. The first steps were to foster ECONOMIC cooperation: the idea being that countries that trade with one another become economically… Read More

Freelancing…but what? No.2.

Specific ideas on what to start online as a freelancer. Part II. While it is a terribly personal choice, heavily depending on your personal skills, experiences, hidden talents and education, I thought, it is still a bit worthy to consider a few points on choosing the type of gigs. Specific gig ideas, to be precise.… Read More

Freelancing…but what?

Specific ideas on what to start online as a freelancer. Part I. You decided to make the big and scary step towards independence: you’ll be freelancer! You open your own online business, get your own clients and no more dealing with employer(s), stable pay checks and coworkers. Congratulations, you’ve successfully ruined your future in just… Read More

Freelance reminder note: retirement plan!

Even an independent freelancer gets old once We’re young. So young and always busy, many of us probably never thought of later. The time when one won’t and/or doesn’t want to lead a busy professional life any further. No more writing schedules, company designs, videos. Just resting, free time activities, family! In an ideal situation.… Read More

Your gigs and your rules

Pricing your gigs, availability and descriptions Finally you took the necessary steps, after discovering your key talents, and you’re online with your freelance business. You provide the products of your writing skills, designer talents, and/or musical spirit. Or almost, as you’re not sure about if your pricing is right, your description is adequate, your tags… Read More

Proofreading your documents

Рrооfrеаdіng іs nоt аn еаsу tаsk. Іt rеquіrеs а lоt оf quаlіtіеs. Соnсеntrаtіоn іs thе fіrst quаlіtу. Іf a рrооfrеаdеr іs рrооfrеаdіng аnу dосumеnt thеn hіs mіnd shоuld bе саlm аnd сооl during thе whоlе рrосеss. Не shоuld hаvе excellent knоwlеdgе оf thе lаnguаgе іn whісh hе іs gоіng tо рrооfrеаd. А gооd рrооfrеаdеr аlwауs… Read More

Outsourcing your blog, part 2.

What writer do you need? We already acknowledged together, the last time we talked about blog, there will come a moment when you need to outsource the writing for your blog of your (business) site. You’ll be, hopefully and probably, so busy with your freelance business activities (and a personal blog with that maybe, besides… Read More