How to Improve Your Online Portfolio

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[…]

Dealing With Deadlines in Your Freelance Career

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[…]

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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[…]

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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.[…]

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How To Create Structure & Routine For Freelance Living

This is a Guest Post By Yonga Jizana If you are new to this freelancing lifestyle, maybe you have not quite clenched the knack of getting the best out of your free time. One thing you know for sure though is that you are delighted about not sitting in a small cubicle office churning out[…]

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Do you have what it takes to become an “Ecopreneur”?

This is a guest post by Claire Lourens Let’s face it. We are killing ourselves. Gone are the days of concern over Shark fin soup and Global Warming. We have now escalated ourselves to a whole new level entirely! As if we didn’t have enough on our plates, the high rate of unemployment in our[…]

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My Take On Live Video Marketing for Shy Entrepreneurs

The recent rise of video marketing on Social Media platforms have left me feeling quite anxious. I totally understand the appeal and tremendous influence that video marketing has as a part of your social strategy. Your following wants to get a glimpse into the lives of the ‘real’ people behind the brand.

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Dealing With New Clients as a Freelance Writer: How to Hit the Bull’s Eye?

Starting off your career as a freelance writer can be challenging if you do not know the tricks of the trade. It takes time and efforts before you build a reputation as a freelancer and clients turn their heads to your service. The challenge is to retain clients with an effective customer relationship policy. For[…]