Category Archives Starting Up

How to Set Up Your Freelancing Rates

This is the most common question among both new and established freelancers.

How much should I charge?

There are many factors to consider while setting up your rates. Some of them are: your experience, your location, cost of living etc. Setting up and negotiating your freelancing rate seems like one of the most complicated and frightening things in freelancing.

However, that need not be the case.

Even though the majority of our clients need services such as marketing or advertising, we believe that the following practices are applicable to any freelancing-based business.

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4 Steps I Followed to Successfully Start My Freelancing Career

Before becoming a full time freelancer, I spent some time researching the best possible way to do something like that. Even though I had years of experience in my profession, I was more than aware that moving from a local to a global market was not something to underestimate.

I was already familiar with the best freelancing websites where I could find new job gigs, so the only thing missing was a plan on how to switch from my regular job to a freelancing career.

So what’s the best way to start working as a freelancer?

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freelancing mistakes

“We learn from failure, not from success!”
― Bram Stoker, Dracula

 

Mistakes? We all make mistakes. The thing you should remember is that once you realize that you’ve made a mistake, it’s really important to analyze it and try not to make it again.

When it comes to your career as a new freelancer there are many obstacles on the way, so let’s get started by enumerating the 10 most common freelancing mistakes and how to avoid them:

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freelance websites

Whether you are looking for extra money to pay your bills, or you want to earn some extra cash in your free time, freelancing websites offer you more than just that.

Nowadays, more and more people are discovering the benefits of professional freelancing and are getting outsourced for online work. Freelancing is a great way to earn money online and perhaps you’ll even make a career as a successful freelancer.

Here is a list of the eight best freelancing websites:

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Why We Started Nomadship?

It all started at the beginning of summer 2015. David just got back home to Croatia after his trip to Thailand, while I was about to make a big change in my life: quitting my job and becoming a full-time freelancer.

The idea of building a community (or at least, aspire to build one) of like-minded people was naturally born since many of our friends were starting with freelancing. We imagined creating a place where we would share ideas, experiences, tips and tricks on how to become a freelancer, how to improve your skills and how to work and live as a digital nomad.

Nomadship in short – How to grow, both personally and professionally.

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