If you were in the middle of something and you receive a message from a new prospective client; and upon checking, you realize that the client is a fortune 500 company; what will you do? Well, in this, reactions will vary depending on your experience in the freelancing business. A common reaction will be excitement. […]
It will matter a lot where or the platform you use to share your feelings/advice. Before you start sharing, here are questions you should ask yourself;
Is what I am sharing truly helpful to the person reading it?
Is social media a good platform to share the information?
What do I expect to gain from it? is it fame, appreciation e.t.c
It’s exciting when you hear how people start as freelancers then turn their experience into something beyond just freelancing- an online business enterprise. The beauty about the process is – you never know when it happens because you are having fun while at it.
We are all wired to look for the best in everything- so long we can afford to pay for it. We feel bad when fail to find the best or when we are tricked to believe its best when it isn’t.
Many freelancers leave money on the table because they are not able to handle additional tasks proposed to them by their existing clients. Reason? Most of them are worried that they will fail to deliver because they lack the desired skills to do the job. Moreover, they are afraid to hire their fellow freelancers to do the job.
So, who is a serious client and who is a time killer? It’s really harder to differentiate the two because both of them will definitely hire and pay you. Most seasoned Freelancers with experience and those who have built a reputation online are the ones who can differentiate the two type of clients.
Overnight successes don’t last so you should avoid at all cost the temptations to fall into it.
This blog-post is written for people who are interested in building a long lasting reputation online. Before you read further, I am assuming that you have considered the following things before launching your business online.
We all know the obvious reasons most people would hire a freelancer – when he/she has a lot of work at hand. Most entrepreneurs will wait until demand for their services skyrocket then they start to hire.
While this; realistically is the best approach to hiring a freelancer as you only hire on demand, the same approach is so predictable and in a long run, it tends to crash when dry spell hits.
When most startups or a new clients fresh at hiring freelancers hear about a ‘Freelance Agency’ they picture a big company charging a lot of money to accomplish a given freelancing task. They overthink and imagine that they can’t afford to hire one.
One of the ways mostly recommended to market a mobile app in App store or Google playstore is through a demo video. Now, the way you create and present the video is up to you.
The common and most effective way to do this, is by developing a professional screencast demo video. So, what is an app demo video? It’s a video demonstrating how an app works in real time. This way, interested users can watch it before downloading the application.