Category: Stories

How to Tell if A Job Posting is A Scam

Technology allows us to earn money from the comforts of our own homes. When we see a job posting online, it’s only too easy to jump at the chance and get right to it. However, one of the best tips for freelancers I can give you is to be doubly wary about the job postings you are responding to. Below are some signs these job postings are scams:  ...

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The pros and cons of working from home

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a fellow freelancer out, feel free to send your blog post to us here. Working from home is every freelancer’s dream, right? Sure, working where I hang my hat has its advantages, but let’s be real here. Some days it’s more like a nightmare. Don’t get me wrong, I love what I do and where I do it. For me, no commute and a flexible schedule means that I can manage...

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This is how most newbie freelancers set themselves up for failure

Let me start this post off with a hard truth: Many freelancers fail to take their business and income to the level they want. Ouch. That’s not a fun thing to think about, right? Sidenote: Once you finish, read how 4 freelancers built recurring revenue models that changed their business. You’ll love it. But it’s true. And after working with many newbie freelancers, I’ve noticed a few common ways they set themselves up for long-term failure. Today, I’m going to talk about those mistakes to help you avoid them. I’ll start with one of the most surprising mistakes – something that many freelancers don’t...

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