Are you thinking of starting your own freelance business? Freelancing is booming and also paying good returns. A study shows that most of the users on Freelance.com are Indians, and India is dominating the wave in the freelance business.
In fact, India is the number one freelance country on Freelancer.com. What’s more important is the fact that Indians are doing higher-end work, as the yield-per-hour is higher. According to oDesk.com, the business from India has been steadily growing over the years.
Nowadays, more and more people prefer freelancing due to the flexible nature of work. As a result, freelancers are a happier lot than they were when they were struggling with long hours at work. Most of them, in fact, are even capable of earning more than what they could earn from their full-time jobs.
However, the most difficult part is the first step – that is getting into freelancing. We came across some very successful freelancers and interviewed each one of them about how they started out. We are sharing with you some tricks that will help you start a freelance business. Read more
Remember what business networking involved a decade ago? You had to fix appointments, meet people, attend conferences, so on and so forth. With the proliferation of social media, networking just got a whole lot easier and even more effective. But little did anyone realize just how effective social media would be. A decade ago, no one would have even imagined that you would be able to connect with people across the globe from the comfort of your home or office!
Among the social media sites, LinkedIn is a fantastic business networking tool that helps you to connect with people across the globe. However, it takes time and effort to be successful in marketing with LinkedIn. We tried countless marketing strategies for LinkedIn and are sharing some of them with you. Try them out! Read more
Are you an avid blogger? Do you use hashtags on micro-blogging and social networking sites? If the answer is still ‘nay’ then you need to start using them right away. The hashtag has exploded and the symbol itself has been redefined; a phenomenon that has gained widespread acceptance with more and more people incorporating hashtags in their messages to give it that extra spark.