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 CANVA IN 2018

Canva is arguably one of the graphic design tools. Founded in January 2012, Canva is a one-stop shop for free graphic-design tools. With handy tools and features, Canva offers you the opportunity to create images in little or no time. Canva provides access to over 1 million stock photos, graphics, and fonts. Loved by amateurs … Continue reading 5 ALTERNATIVES TO CANVA IN 2018

10 reasons why you should join African Freelancers

The freelance world is experiencing new changes and improvements on a daily basis. Every day, more people are leaving conventional 9-5 jobs to work from the comfort of their homes. There is a sudden discovery that people can make much more from going into full time freelancing.and with the increase in the number of freelancers, … Continue reading 10 reasons why you should join African Freelancers

A guideline to digital marketing for freelancers: Local SEO

Marketing has always been an important area for the success of any business, many businesses including freelance invest both time and money into marketing their services. Various methods have been known to be used to market goods and services ranging from sharing handbills to printing posters and erecting billboards, however, with time, these traditional methods … Continue reading A guideline to digital marketing for freelancers: Local SEO

Why You Shouldn’t be Insecure about Your Writing

I happen to know a lot of writers. Some traits can be smelt (detected) a mile away, and one of them is passion. One other “sniffable” trait? Insecurity. I have attempted to piece together reasons for this state of insecurity, and one reason which comes up frequently is rejection. There is something immensely creative about … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t be Insecure about Your Writing

WHAT TO DO WHEN A CLIENT DOESN’T WANT TO PAY FOR YOUR SERVICES

One of the unusual but sometimes experienced and encountered in the Freelance industry is the issue of certain clients struggling/resisting to pay for the services enjoyed. First, it is wisdom to establish that this ailment is not a Freelance ailment. This is an issue that bothers every industry, business and career and you begin to … Continue reading WHAT TO DO WHEN A CLIENT DOESN’T WANT TO PAY FOR YOUR SERVICES

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

10 places to get freelance digital marketing jobs in Africa

Digital marketing sums up the activities involved in the promotion of products/services using online digital technologies and other digital media including mobile phones as well as display advertising. Digital Marketing is also referred to as online marketing, internet marketing or web marketing. Digital marketing assumed widespread use with the proliferation of smartphones and other devices, … Continue reading 10 places to get freelance digital marketing jobs in Africa