As Covid-19 continue to claim lives and wreck havoc on businesses across the world, remote way of working has become the new modus operandi. Fraudulent business groups on social media are emerging everyday targeting new and existing freelancers who are desperate to make money online.
If you are a client, the only way you can make a difference in a Freelancers life is hiring with a view of working with them for long term. It’s obvious, by the time you decide to hire, you have already done your due diligence and made sure that they have all that it takes to complete the job.
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.
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.
Anyone who has been collaborating with Freelancers online for longer than 2 years will tell you that the process is not as easy as it sounds. One may argue that they are good at tech, but it’s more than tech because you are dealing with human beings. And if you don’t play along with them well, you will find yourself always distressed.
In this blog post, I share with you 6 common challenges every client goes through before hiring.
Like the Lord’s prayer ‘…lead us not into temptations, but deliver us from evil..’ the following temptations that comes along with sub-contracting or hiring a freelancer to work on your projects (or some of your projects) should be avoided at all costs if you find yourself falling into them. If you are someone enterprising, and you […]
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You see, if you sell online and you have not started using video, then you are missing out on customers who take action after watching a video about your products or services.
According to CISCO, 80% of all internet traffic will be video by 2021. Moreover, Google found that 70% of B2B buyers watch videos on their journey through the sales funnel.