What I Learned at The Freelancer Fair 2017 (And Why You Should Attend the Next One)

More than the learnings from events like The Freelancer Fair is the opportunity to connect and make friends with like-minded people.

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Habits of 15 Successful Filipino Freelancers

Do you ever wonder what successful Filipino freelancers do on a day-to-day basis? How do they apply for work? How do they deal with clients? What are their habits? Read on and find out.

9 Things I Wish I Knew about Virtual Assistance

  In virtual assistance, we all make mistakes. We misjudge situations, make hasty decisions, or create total mess ups. But that’s natural. We’re just human beings, after all. What matters is what we learn from those and what we should do to avoid making the same mistakes again. As a virtual assistant, I have done my…

Ready, Set and Optimize with Payoneer!

  As freelancers, finding a secured and reliable online payment platform where we can send and receive money should be on top of our priorities. If what you’re currently using requires you to wait as long as 5 days to receive your funds on your bank account, or if it gives you a lower conversion…

Looking Through the Eyes of a Newbie Freelancer

  In all of my years as a freelancer, I have met all types of people, both online and offline. I am amazed at how the Internet of Things has given hope to many and provided second chances to those who need it. If you have been reading my blogs, you’ll know that I am…

Virtual Friends: Get Up, Get Out and Mingle

  It’s the same old story. As soon as you get up, you reach for your smartphone to check your emails and social media accounts. Then you gingerly walk into your kitchen, grab some food to eat and bring your laptop or desktop to life. As you wait, you go to the bathroom. Then head…

Is a 7 Figure Freelance Business Possible?

  In years past, I thought that charging clients from $8 to $15 per hour was enough. After listening to John Pagulayan’s 7 Phases To a 7 Figure Freelance Business, I had second thoughts. How can this Filipino freelancer command mind-boggling fees? And considering that he can attend Marvin De Leon’s Mixer and chat with other freelancers…