Why Should You Have a Portfolio Website as a Freelancer

Do I need a website if I want to become a freelancer? Why is it important to have a portfolio website as a freelancer when I already have my Upwork and Linkedin profile? I always receive these

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UP Innovation Hub Review: A Coworking Space in the South!

Finally, a coworking space in the south! There are a lot of benefits when you work from home so a lot of people are now switching from the typical day (or night) job to working online. However,

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An Open Letter to Upwork in Regard to Job Success Score

Dear Upwork,I’ve been using your platform for more than 6 years already and I witnessed so many changes through the years – from the time it was still oDesk with the blue logo, to oDesk with green

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How to Use Offline eBIRForms Package for Filing Tax Return

Hello readers! It’s been a while. I know you guys have been waiting for this post as I promised from my last post about taxes. However, I’ve been too busy doing stuffs for my clients and travelling

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How my 4-year Old Started Earning His Own Monthly Income

Okay, it all started when my son Wyatt Maktrav received money from his godparents and other family members during his baptism, birthdays and Christmas seasons. It’s not that much but of course, all

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4 Signs that Freelancing is Not for You

Working from home has now hit the spotlight and a lot of people are becoming curious about the so-called "freelancing". You can see about freelancing on television shows, news articles and social media

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This is How I Won the Case versus a Client on Upwork

Freelancing isn’t always a happy experience. There are times that you will encounter some problems and misunderstanding with your client. This happened to me several times already and the last one

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Calle Uno: An Awesome Coworking Space in Baguio City

Working online is becoming a trend nowadays. People can make use of their laptops and work everywhere they go. But the big problem is having a stable internet connection. Even if you have a pocket

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File and Pay Taxes Online Using Taxumo

For freelancers working online, we want everything to be done online as well like paying bills. True enough, it is very convenient. Now that I have registered to BIR and ready to file and pay

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Taxes for Filipino Freelancers (and How to Compute Them)

Before we dive in to the computation of taxes, I'd like to thank my fellow freelancers for the very nice comments on the Facebook group about my post Online Filipino Freelancers BIR Registration

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Online Filipino Freelancers BIR Registration Guide

Congratulations! If you are here, it means that you are "somehow" interested about paying taxes or curious about the procedure you have to take in order to register at the BIR. But, first things first."How

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CoffeeMags Hosting Review Based on my Experience

A lot of people are asking me what hosting do I use or what hosting can I recommend so I decided to write this article.Last year, I've decided to create my own website to showcase my portfolio. To

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Different Response When I Say I Work from Home or Online

I've been working from home (or should I say anywhere?) for about 6 years already and I never regret leaving the corporate world. Whenever I was asked by friends, relatives, former officemates, and

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How I Upgrade Skills from Data Entry All the Way to Web Development

I've been working as an online freelancer for almost 6 years now. But before I became a full-time freelancer, I was once a slave in the BPO industry. I started with data entry and research, and

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