5 Habits of Successful Freelancers

Freelancing is a wonderful path to follow. Indeed, is a hard path to walk on because shaping, ruling, and owning your whole life is something that few can do successfully. We live in a world where we’re accustomed to being led by someone because it is easier and more comfortable. As well, becoming a successful … Read more

Why plagiarism is a huge risk for freelancers and how to avoid it

Plagiarism simply goes by the concept of “stealing or copying someone’s intellectual property or product without giving them the credit and presenting it as your own work.” It is, of course, a bad and unappreciated practice worldwide. You can’t put your nametag on someone else’s property either it’s intellectual or physical, it would be considered … Read more

The Best Link Building Strategies That Build Quality Backlinks

Link building is the process of getting another website to place a hyperlink pointing to your site. People have been using link building to help rank their sites for the last 20 years. And since then, the signal has only been getting stronger. If you’re not sure why you have to build links, or you … Read more

Self-publishing a book on freelancing in 100 days

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Freelance in 30 Days is the first book I’ve written. It’s self-published and I wrote and published the 200-page book in around 100 days, starting late August and finishing in early December.

Along the way I’ve learnt a lot about the self-publishing process and gathered lots of information about how to make it work for you.

Here’s my experience on what worked and what didn’t go so well in the self-publishing journey.

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#Infographic: NSPCC’s Rebuilding Childhoods Campaign

Monday 5 September 2011, saw the public launch of the NSPCC Sexual Abuse theme campaign ‘Rebuilding Childhoods’ in the Metro newspaper. The Metro kicked off the campaign with a front page feature on how young victims of child sex abuse can be driven to suicide without expert help. Child abuse can devastate lives. Its effects can … Read more

Key Areas To Focus On In Your SEO Strategy

One of the best ways to ensure that your website creates a long lasting online presence is to invest in various digital marketing strategies. One example of is Search Engine Optimization (SEO), which uses various processes that allow search engine sites to rank and file your website’s content accordingly. When done properly, you can enjoy … Read more

How to set up a freelance business: Flat Rate VAT vs Regular VAT

If you’re going through the process of setting up a limited company for your freelance business, your accountant may well ask you to choose between the normal VAT scheme and the Flat Rate VAT scheme. It should be pointed that they you will only have to register for VAT of you’re revenue will be above the … Read more