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How to make your freelance quotations shine

No matter how far you are in your freelance career, sending quotations is probably an inevitable part of your work. It can also be very tricky, especially if you lack relevant data about your clients. So, let’s explore how to make quoting more enjoyable and successful. Below you can find three steps that will help you prepare a better quote.   1....

How to promote your freelance business when you’re just starting out

Building a freelance business may be both an exciting and overwhelming process. Sometimes it can become especially challenging, for example if you lack relevant experience in areas that are key to keep your business blooming. One such area is marketing. Without regular paying clients you won’t be able to keep your business afloat. Finding the first...

Three ways to overcome your fear about growing your business

No matter how long you’ve been on your freelancing or entrepreneurial adventure, at some point you’ll probably get stuck. There are many events, beliefs or factors that can limit your growth and stifle your creativity. But very often it’s not the lack of skills that stops you from moving your business forward. It’s the fear. How can you overcome...

Four productivity tips for busy freelancers

To make your freelance business grow, you need much more than a strong determination to wake up every morning and go to work. As there’s no one else above you to define your schedule and responsibilities, it’s easy to get carried away with the flexibility and freedom. So, how can you stay focused and productive when there’s so much going on around?...

Changes outside, changes inside – all online courses in one place

  Although the lockdown put many small and big business on hold, it also became a good opportunity to improve, enhance and update many aspects of business and private life. Taking advantage of the slower flow, I’ve transferred all my online courses spread on other platforms to my own website. That’s a step that should have probably been...

How to keep your freelance business afloat during the pandemic?

As the coronavirus sweeps across the globe damaging the world’s economy, many business are facing their biggest challenge ever. One of the most affected groups are freelancers and small business owners who were forced to put their activity on hold. If you’re in this group as well, it’s time to put all the concerns aside and roll up your sleeves....

Four time management tips for busy freelancers

As a small business owner or freelancer the way you manage your time can be a decisive success factor. Setting realistic goals, prioritising, eliminating distractions – these are all important skills that can help you establish a smart and  structured approach to your work and time. There are many tools and strategies that you can apply to schedule...

How to work from home effectively

Whether it’s a virus, public transport strike or major renovation in your office, at some point in your career you may find yourself forced to work from home. Getting used to the home environment while keeping the same level of productivity might be challenging, but with little tweaks here and there you can turn your home into a constructive and...

Three reasons why growing businesses need to focus on localisation

Growing your business and entering new markets can be an exciting, but also challenging journey. From hiring the right team, through effective finance management, to boosting your marketing efforts – each and every aspect of scaling up can make your expansion process bloom or fail, depending on how your approach it. If your growth strategy...

How to translate mobile apps. Part 1: Keep it simple

Character restrictions, small screen resolution, lack of context, various file formats – translation and localisation of mobile apps may be a challenging and painful process. But it can also be fun and rewarding, if you know the tricks of the trade. If you are starting your career as a translator or want to specialise in mobile app translation this...

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