A gig economy is where you are working for yourself instead of a company, and you work directly with a customer. Sometimes they’re a one-off customer, and other times they’re returning ones that you get over and over again. Here’s why it’s changing the way people look at jobs.
When I started out, there wasn’t much out there for trustworthy online platforms to advertise my services, but now there seems to be one on every virtual corner! If you’re looking at getting involved with freelancing platforms, you’ll want to take the time to figure out what the best one is.
As much as I love words, there are just those that take up space and don’t often give you anything for it. I know that professional writers are supposed to love all words, but that’s overrated. Some words are just completely useless and leave good writers open to ridicule when used in conversation or writing.
As if researching, writing and editing weren’t enough to handle as a professional writer, you also have to figure out creative ways to win over the customer. With all of the competition out there, it may seem that trying to keep the customer interested is an impossible task, but you’ll be pleased to learn that it isn’t. It simply goes back to the core concept of why you’re in business in the first place: because you’re good at what you do.
If you’re looking at hiring a freelance business writer to give you some support and you want to make sure that it’s a profitable relationship on both sides, here are some behaviour tips to help you make the most out of this understated professional relationship with your content writer.
Your writer, be them a freelance writer or a staff writer, may show one or more of these signs that they are no longer cutting it. The more of these they show, the more energy it may take for you to fix the issue!
Sometimes a difficult client can create a bad experience on your end as well no matter how much you may want to be positive and productive. Looking for some tips on how to save yourself the potential frustration, lost time and cancelled orders? Here are some warning behaviours to watch out for.
Since most of us are workaholics, it’s normal to simply keep on working through the holiday with just a few short breaks to make an appearance at the festivities. But what if there was a better way? Spoiler alert: there is!