Freelancing and Taxes: The basics

  Tax is an essential part of every developed society. At a certain time of the year, tax authorities come knocking at the doors to collect taxes, and freelancers are not exempted from this. The smart people during these times are those who have filed their taxes and the others who haven't have the law … Continue reading Freelancing and Taxes: The basics

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5 Alternatives to Paypal in 2018

Paypal is one of the pioneers in the global online financial services sector. Founded in December 1998 with the pioneer name Confinity, Paypal’s idea centred on providing easier payment options to traditional paper methods like cheques and money orders money orders. Paypal has gained and controls a significant share in the Online payment services sector. … Continue reading 5 Alternatives to Paypal in 2018

The Rise of Freelancers in Africa

One of the major problems facing African countries is the escalating rate of unemployment. Nigeria, which has the highest rate of unemployment, for example, recorded an outrageous number of 11 million unemployed people in 2017. This figure continues to increase with the rise in population leaving thousands of youths jobless and unemployed. However, times are … Continue reading The Rise of Freelancers in Africa

7 Ways to Sharpen Your Editorial Skills- Without Breaking a Bank

To be sincere, I’d rather write up an entire lengthy article or book than edit. Editing stresses me, as well as proofreading. I like to get away from work that I’ve done as fast as possible and I’m guilty of not re-reading because it makes me feel like deleting the entire article. Stephen King said … Continue reading 7 Ways to Sharpen Your Editorial Skills- Without Breaking a Bank

Blogging and Freelancing as a Part-time Freelancer

It is very true to say that a good number of Freelance Writers are into Blogging and also, a high percentage of these good numbers are Part-time Freelancers. So, is that a bad thing? No! What then is Part-time Freelancing? Part-time Freelancing is the opposite of Full-time Freelancing. It means having a 9 – 5 … Continue reading Blogging and Freelancing as a Part-time Freelancer

A Comprehensive Guide to Networking for Freelancers

Running a freelance service is fun. It has so many perks attached to it; freedom, flexible working hours, and ability to earn extra money if you're combining it with another job. As attractive as it may seem, freelancing can also be really frustrating especially if you are not getting any projects. This is the dilemma … Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Networking for Freelancers

Who is a freelancer? All your Questions Answered!

Introduction At its most basic, a freelancer is an individual who is self-employed and does not work for any employer in the long term. A common feature with freelancing is that individuals can work with many clients, on different projects within a specific time frame. According to research conducted by Freelancers Union, estimates put the … Continue reading Who is a freelancer? All your Questions Answered!