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26 Places For Freelancers To Get Paid

Freelancers Get Paid

How do most freelancers get paid? You know, how do you think most freelancers find work and make money?

From sites that let people looking for work find people who want to pay for that work, or sites that let people post a job they need done and freelancers bid to get the job.

Some people call these sites "reverse auction" sites, most of the sites are where people who need something done put up a listing, and you as the freelancer would bid against other freelancers for the job.

Most people who freelance full time use these types of sites to get work and get paid. There actually aren't that many freelancers out there that actually have clients coming to them from search engines or where ever - not sense the 'reverse auction' type sites got big anyway.

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The ULTIMATE Facebook Marketing Tool For Freelancers!

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I know as a freelancer, sometimes people ask me to mange their social profiles as part of the work they don't want to do. I got sick and tired of dealing with excel sheets, text files and blah, blah. So I went out looking to find an app that would make things a bit easier for me and more organized. Saw lots of apps, lots of promises and all but one failed to deliver on everything. Read More »

5 Open Source Alternatives For Freelancers

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One of the things any smart business owner does is try and save money while still providing top quality services and products and this is no different for a Freelance business owner. As a freelancer, you really need to save as money as possible because your income isn't as steady as it would be working a 9 to 5 type job. The more money you save and still provide good services the more money you can have in your pocket at the end of the day. And let's face it - the software programs and apps we use for our projects can and do cost LOADS of cash sometimes. This is where Open Source software comes into play for you and your freelancing business. Read More »

4 Critical Mistakes Take Can Kill Your Freelance SEO Business

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As a freelance provider sometimes I am asked to handle search engine optimization (SEO) projects for people or companies and over the years I've learned through trial and error about a few things. One thing I've picked up on is some critical mistakes that can cause a freelancer to not only lose what would end up being some unhappy SEO customers, but also mistakes that can end up ruining a business pretty quick to. SEO by itself can be be hard, especially when you're working on someone else’s website. So making sure you know what mistakes NOT to make can save your business. While these mistakes may not all address your business now at some point you'll most likely find yourself dealing with them so read them all. Read More »

7 Freelancing Mistakes – Don’t Get Stuck!

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As a freelancer you most likely spend a lot of time doing the same things over and over again. Bidding or jobs, using the same programs over and over again, sending the same emails, etc... Now even though the same things you repeat over and over again are "normal" for you, there may be a few simple to fix little things hidden within that are causing you to lose lots of time and profits. So, here is a list of things I've personally found as a freelancer myself Read More »

Freelancer’s Virtual ATM Machine – Do YOU Have One?

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Wouldn't it be great if you had a virtual ATM machine that you could tap into any time you would like and see new cash come magically to your Paypal or bank account? It would be cool as all heck, right. Well, you CAN have a virtual ATM sitting right at your finger tips. All you have to do is make a few quick and easy changes to what you're doing right now with your freelancing business, and you can turn on that virtual ATM for yourself almost overnight! Imagine being able to almost literally pull money out of thin air - when you see how easy this is you'll want to smack yourself for not thinking of it earlier. Read More »

Five Easy Steps to Staying Motivated as A Freelance Business Owner

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Motivating yourself to excel in your freelancing business or to be an example to your clients, should not be something you do only when the spirit moves you. It's an ongoing process that should include every facet of your business life. This means your mental attitude, physical well-being and appearance, work atmosphere, your interaction with others (clients and employees alike), and you're off-the-job environment.

Motivational experts get paid big bucks to tell professionals, striving for success, that they must constantly examine these factors. How do you do that?

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Using Flash In Your Freelance Designs – Good Or Bad?

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Flash-based sites have been a craze since the past few years, and as Adobe compiles more and more great features into Flash, we can only predict there will be more and more flash sites around the Internet. However, Flash based sites have been disputed to be bloated and unnecessary. Where exactly do we draw the line? Here's a simple breakdown.

Freelancers Using Flash In Their Designs - The good:

Interactivity

Flash's Actionscript opens up a vast field of possibilities. Programmers and designers have used Flash to create interactve features ranging from very lively feedback forms to attractive Flash-based games. This whole new level of interactivity will always leave visitors coming back for more.

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Sitemaps 101 – Benefits of and Tips on Designing a Sitemap

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Have you ever wondered how a search engine works? It must be fascinating figuring out how this search tool could direct you to several websites that are relevant to your keywords. Or, have you experienced instances where the link that supposedly contains your keywords is not exactly what you have in mind? You would probably think that there must be something wrong with the search engine that it generated irrelevant results. Read More »

Search Engine Optimization And Why You Gotta Use It In Your Freelancing Business

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E-commerce is a cut throat business, especially for freelancers. You have to arm yourself with the proper know-how and the tools to make your site a cut above the rest. Each day, more and more sites are clambering to optimize their rankings in websites and if you lose your guard, you may just get trampled on and be left in the abyss filled with so many failed e-commerce sites.

Search Engine Optimization or SEO is a term widely used today by many e-commerce sites. For the past few years and the next ten years or so, search engines would be the most widely used internet tool to find the sites that they need to go to or the product or information they need.

Most people that use search engines use only the ten top search results in the first page. Making it to the first page, more so to the top three is a barometer of a sites success in search engine optimization. You will get a higher ratio of probability in being clicked on when you rank high. The more traffic for your site, the more business you rake in.

But, it is essential to grab a hold of that spot or make your ranking even better. As I aforementioned, each day is a new day for all e-commerce sites to make them selves rank higher using search engine optimization. It is imperative to make your site better and better everyday.

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