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Freelancing Market Is Much Bigger Than You Might Think

The report launched recently by Freelancer’s Union reveals that freelancing revenue surpasses the gross domestic products of certain countries. Namely, it amounts to approximately $1 trillion, which makes up for nearly 5% of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP). That is to say, the freelancing market is greater than the Swiss or Saudi Arabic economy. […]

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Vacation or Workation — Which One to Choose?

Whether you choose to refer to it as a working vacation or a workation, two things are certain. Workations are now widespread among freelancers and remote workers that strive to remain available to their customers while globetrotting at the same time.  Nowadays, there are myriads of journeys aimed particularly at companies’ founders. They may range […]

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What to Do If Your Authorship Credit Was Violated

Imagine the following situation: you are a freelance writer, and a local company invites you to come up with content they could publish on their blog. You make no contracts or agreements whatsoever; the only contact was correspondence via emails and one meeting in person.  You agreed to create the content, so the firm published […]

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How Is It to Be Self-Employed?

Everyone has dreamed of being self-employed at one point of their life. The notion of having no bosses or supervisors and doing what you adore sounds like a dream-come-true. Sadly, the grass is rarely greener on the other side. In case you haven’t done all the necessary research, the reality of self-employment can turn into […]

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How to Find and Keep the Ideal Freelancer

Freelancers are well-aware of the gig-economy, particularly the pace and size of its growth. As the statistics published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor indicate, even 15 million individuals were self-employed back in 2016. This comprises over 10% of the total number of the U.S. labor force. What’s more, it is expected that this number […]

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How to Protect Yourself From Cybercrime

According to the research, cybercrime inflicts costs that might amount to approximately $6 trillion by 2021. Everyone is exposed to such a risk, including small businesses. It is not a secret anymore that hackers are a severe threat on the web. They are lurking all over the internet for perfect prey, and no one is […]

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How to Make Your Working Space More Motivating

The internet is full of perfectly arranged minimalistic home offices that lure you into believing that every freelancer’s working environment is designed in such a way. The reality, however, is completely different. The desk is usually a mess, overcrowded with heaps of paper and stationery, with numerous coffee stains all over it.  The greatest drawback […]

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5 Types of Impostorism and Tips to Fight Them Off

Impostorism or impostor syndrome refers to a psychological pattern of behavior when a person lacks confidence in themselves and keeps doubting their accomplishments despite evident proofs of their capacities and success. This phenomenon is mostly present among high or overachievers as well as among those occupying senior or executive positions.  Even though it may serve […]

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3 Attitude Shifts You Need to Become a CEO

eaving a stable corporate job in favor of a freelancing career may be a bit difficult in the beginning. Fortunately, such a decision usually turns out to be highly lucrative regarding not only income but also overall well-being.  However, after a certain period of fruitful freelancing, you may feel the urge and need for something […]

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