Category Archives for Freelancing

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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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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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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How to Turn Down a Client Politely?

It can be very difficult to turn down a client who is willing and ready to pay for your work. In most cases, freelancers will fidget in their chairs just trying to think of the best way to tell a client

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How to Spot Scammers on Upwork and Other Freelancing Platforms

The internet has come up with numerous benefits with freelancing being a pillar on how professionals can make money while working at home. There are also numerous platforms that have come up with varying

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Payoneer is the Best Payment Method on Upwork I’ve Ever Used

Are you one of those people who decided to leave corporate job and become a full-time freelancer? If you choose Upwork to work online, there are a lot of payment methods to choose from.

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Common Tasks of Virtual Assistants and What They Actually Do

There are quite a number of tasks that you can actually outsource to Virtual Assistants. It all depends on your very business model, and what you think will save you time and money in the long run.

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7 Ways to Make Your Client Stay Long-Term (and for Good!)

There is nothing good like having a long-term client who is willing and ready to pay top dollar for your work. As a freelancer, it will not only help you pay bills but also improve your portfolio.

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Freelancing Dilemma: Hourly Rate or Fixed-Price Contract?

This freelancing dilemma is as old as freelancing itself - both online and offline. While the debate still rages on which is the best method to charge clients, you need to understand some of the things

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Why Working from Home Can Make You Fat

There are innumerable benefits associated with working from home as compared to commuting to a 9-5 job. However, in as much as you will enjoy this kind of life, if you are not keen with what you eat

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Dealing with Unreasonable and Demanding Clients

Freelancing career has its ups and downs and sometimes clients can get on your nerves for no good reason. Oftentimes, this happens to everyone who has decided to choose this career path. If you are

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How to Convince the Client to Hire You Despite Your High Bid

It is very possible to convince the client to pay your high rates without necessarily begging them to do so. It is all about strategy, and avoiding regular bids and other pitfalls that a large number

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