If you buy any daily newspaper today in 2021, you cannot not help but notice that 2-3 pages of the paper are of Auction Notices for properties and valuables due to bankruptcy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Does delivering your freelance services faster than the others means more work and more pay? My answer is no. But again It depends. In some occasions, yes. But if you are thinking of offering this in a long term, it’s not sustainable. I am saying this based on my personal experience.
This is a motivational approach that top hiring managers use to achieve the best of every freelance talent or creative they engage in their project.
What will you do if you run out of both cash and Bank credit today? Will you go to Google and search for a solution? e.g ‘What to do when you run of money?’ That will be so lame unless you have time to do so.
Before the covid-19 pandemic hit the world, I was working from home for close to 8 months. I decided to close my company office so as to adopt a new business model of operating legitimately from home with my team working from wherever they are.
I am writing this blog-post for people who love what they do and are getting well paid for it. When starting out to sell a skill that you love, it’s fun. You will take every chance that comes your way to perfect it. You will be less picky when offered an opportunity. The experience will be even sweeter when an opportunity is bundled with a good pay.
It’s clear that Covid-19 pandemic has affected the economy negatively worldwide.
But does this mean you should compromise with your regular rates and serve clients based on ‘their’ budget and not ‘your’ budget? Does this mean you should offer your freelance services for free?
Many prospective clients new to the ‘Freelance economy’ will use this season of pandemic to get the most from unsuspecting freelancers for less or even free.