5 Tips to Improve Your Online Portfolio as a Freelancer

5 Tips to Improve Your Online Portfolio as a Freelancer

  As a freelancer, your portfolio is one of your most powerful career tools. It acts as a resume, and it helps people who may be seeking your services to locate you through organic search. Your portfolio is a testament to all the things you have achieved in your professional life, and crafting the perfect[…]

How to Write a Captivating Proposal That Will Land You Freelance Jobs

How to Write a Captivating Proposal That Will Land You Freelance Jobs

One of the most frustrating things about freelancing is finding steady and reliable work. Sure, you can go through a bidding site, spending hours each day applying for jobs in hopes that someone will pick your proposal over literally dozens of others. Or, you can take a new approach and try reaching out to clients[…]

Deadly Deadlines And How To Deal With Them

Deadly Deadlines And How To Deal With Them

Deadlines are part of working life, and we all have to deal with them at some point in our lives. However, when you have a number of deadlines coming up at once, it’s often hard to figure out how to move forward. You can fall into a panic which results in one or more deadlines[…]

Women’s Month Feature | Brainbow Conscious Creatives Founder, Chule Gobodo

Women’s Month Feature | Brainbow Conscious Creatives Founder, Chule Gobodo

In the spirit of Women’s Month, I think it’s important to celebrate fellow female self-starters. Chule Gobodo is such an inspiring example of a woman creating her own destiny. Have a look at what she had to say about being a female entrepreneur in South Africa. What was the most challenging part of starting your[…]

How To Enjoy Success and Stay Relaxed as a Freelancer

How To Enjoy Success and Stay Relaxed as a Freelancer

Guest Post by Sarah Ah, the freelance life.  Freelancing offers a chance of flexibility and freedom, working on your own schedule and tackling projects you enjoy doing.  Working as a freelancer isn’t without stress though.  Lack of work, too much work, and time management can increase anxiety and stress levels which actually hurts productivity.  There[…]

The Most Popular Freelance Industries of 2017

The Most Popular Freelance Industries of 2017

In an ever-demanding, increasingly high-paced work culture, the freelance community is expanding. Hours of commuting between 8-to-5 work boxes leaves the creative mind yearning for more. Clawing at the sides of the cubicle just to peak over the edge and see what else life may have to offer behind these confined walls.  Welcome the Freelancer.[…]