My Freelance Tips

3 Bad Client Types to Avoid

By March 2, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks, Personal Ramblings

 

Everything in life comes with the good and the bad. Freelancing is no different. I can attest to having had my share of bad clients. In this game, you will probably come across a few of your own regretful experiences. Read More

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Overseas Outsourcing, the Silent American Dream Killer

By March 1, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks

When you begin freelancing, you will soon discover that foreign outsourcing and competition is a big deal in the online world. Overseas outsourcing, the silent American dream killer, has been in full force for a while. Read More

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6 Things a freelancer can, but shouldn’t

By February 23, 2017 Personal Ramblings

One thing about online freelancers. We can be as unconventional as we wish. The number of faux pas one can commit are endless. Seasoned freelancers likely have a story or two to tell about the risk of working in jammies. Here are six things that freelancers can do, but shouldn’t.

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The Bakers Dozen of Online Income Ideas

By February 13, 2017 Reviews, Skills and Opportunities

 

Lately, my head seems to be hanging out somewhere between Cricket Road and Sloth Blvd. This blog is not just about cranking out words. I’m not throwing out a line just to fish for eyeballs for impressions and clicks. If you’ve come to my page, likely you are on the same path. Maybe at the start, somewhere in the middle, or right beside me.  Read More

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Today was the worst-best day of the week.

By February 9, 2017 Personal Ramblings

Today was the worst day but it was the best day. Today was a day I needed. Freelancers can find themselves in the habitual irony of being trapped at home. You go from sitting at a desk inside a stuffy office, to sitting at a desk inside your stuffy house. Not that I’d ever go back to the office grind. Read More

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Blogger Outreach Could Be Your Next Gig

By February 7, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks, Personal Ramblings

What is Blog Outreach and Why? Blog outreach is PR work. It is reaching out to bloggers, who already have an influence on your target audience, to promote your business and products.   Read More

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The funniest security message from Facebook.

By February 7, 2017 Personal Ramblings

This is one of those things that really has no place on my blog and yet here goes. I don’t recall doing this, but apparently I reported an inappropriate picture posted by Barack Obama, or the likes of him. Read More

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Fake it Until You Make it – Writing Your Pitch

By February 7, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks, Personal Ramblings

 

Today, I was pitching new projects on Upwork.com and it occurred to me that those “Fake it Until You Make it” tout-ers might be onto something.  Read More

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Blind date with Bloglovin’

By February 4, 2017 Personal Ramblings

<a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18470063/?claim=84rsjwbfxdx”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Wow, so today I signed up for Bloglovin. Right now it’s just a blind date. This seems like a great tool for networking with other wonderful bloggers.

I am excited to be part of this great community. This is part of the adventures in blogging that I have been delving into. So far I’ve found some really great bloggers with interesting topics. Great place.

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5 Data Mining Tools You Can Buy or Rent

By February 2, 2017 Fun Tips and Tricks, Reviews

My favorite paid mining tools are those that offer nuggets of data where Google has failed. While Google will often land an email address, business phone numbers and street addresses; Google data mining will not always turn up relevant data.

As a data miner, you should have at least one paid tool at your disposal. Today I’m going to share with you 5 Data Mining Tools You Can Buy or Rent.  Read More

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