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Newsletter and email marketing

Newsletter and email marketing

I recently attended a 2 hour free constant contact workshop at a local library. A social media ad company provided the lecture and Q&A part. Surprisingly it was not a 2 hour sales pitch; instead it was a motivating training session. As a freelancer, I am always on the go for marketing. As soon as […]

April 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Electronic Fax

Electronic Fax

I receive my faxes on my smartphone and I love it! It is a $10/per month full-on flexibility.  When I need to send fax, I prepare it on a word document and send it via my e-fax interface. One major benefit of being a freelance translator is a flexible work schedule and office space. I […]

April 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Why is a freelancer blog important?

Why is a freelancer blog important?

Blogging is certainly more than just a fad despite the fact that millions of blogs are being created all over the world every month and 99% of them are abandoned after the first blog post. For some it is a creative outlet while some call it the mightiest PR tool the civilization has ever come […]

April 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Affordable Hosting

Affordable Hosting

I have accounts on three of those hosting services: godaddy, hostgator, and 1and1. I cannot one is better than the other. They all are good. I prefer hostgator because it is the most inexpensive and also with one click I can download WordPress  one of the many platforms to build a website. They all are responsive […]

April 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review: PeoplePerHour.com

Review: PeoplePerHour.com

PeoplePerHour is a purpose-driven business founded in 2003 by British entrepreneurs. PROs for Translators : Payments guaranteed in both fixed-price and hourly jobs if PeoplePerHour.com Deposit is used Job applications can be edited unlimited times Multiple membership options to offer contractors Fast money withdrawal for paid memberships Free portfolio for contractors   CONs : The […]

March 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review: Freelancer.com

Review: Freelancer.com

Founded in 2004 by Magnus Tibell in Sweden, Freelancer.com is a “roll up” of several outsourcing marketplaces including GetAFreelancer.com and EUFreelance.com, LimeExchange, Freelancer.co.uk (England) , Scriptlance.com (Canada) – One of the early pioneers in freelancing, Freelancer.de Booking Center (Germany), Webmaster-talk.com (USA), a forum for webmasters.   PROs for Translators : Payments guaranteed in both fixed-price […]

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Review: Elance.com

Review: Elance.com

Elance is a global online employment platform. Clients can hire independent freelance professionals and use online collaboration tools to manage remote teams and projects. Independent contractors create online profiles and portfolios, submit proposals for jobs, and collaborate and receive payment through the Elance website.   PROs for Translators : Payments guaranteed in both fixed-price and […]

March 5, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review: Odesk.com

Review: Odesk.com

 O D E S K oDesk is claimed to be the largest and fastest growing online workspace for both clients (employers) and contractors (freelancers). It’s been founded in 2003 and ever since then it has been operated as a pioneer and leader of the sector. Unlike the majority of the other sites in this sector, […]

March 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review: TheFreelanceNation.com

Review: TheFreelanceNation.com

TheFreelanceNation.com Company managers try to find independent contractors. They do not post the bids. Site offers blind bidding 119 city-specific freelance job boards the site also allows vendors who sell to self-employed freelancers to post a profile of their offerings. Customizable membership rates Search engine optimized profiles and projects 500 skill sets in 23 professions Self-employment […]

March 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review: Ifreelance.com

Review: Ifreelance.com

Ifreelance is an internet job site where buyers can post projects and freelancers can bid on them. The program brings buyers and freelancers together in one area, making it easier for everyone to search for what they need. The jobs that are posted for freelancers are things such as website developing, graphic arts, writing, editing […]

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