By now, you probably know that not everyone can be a successful freelancer. Along with good organization, self-discipline, determination, desire to improve and grow, the work principles are yet another reason for freelancers to succeed (or fail).
Almost a month ago, I got a comment on my blog that I have been nominated for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award. I was busy traveling the world and then – catching up with work, blogging, commenting and replies but I am finally here to humbly accept this award and continue the thread.
In the last newsletter I got from Elance, there was a link to their online employment report for Q1 2013. There we can see details about various freelance trends – for what skills there’s increased demand, where most clients are from, where most freelancer are based at, etc. Here are a few points worth mentioning.
If I have to say it in a nutshell, the freelance interview is the chance for the freelancer to land the job! We discussed last week some of the freelance cover letter specifics so this week we’ll speak about the next step – the freelance interview.
I suspect the failure rate of businesses these days is so high because majority of the wanna-be business owners did not do their homework beforehand. Here are a few things to consider before starting a business: