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

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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

Identifying Types of Clients by the Tone of their E-mails

Your perception game must be strong as a freelancer, especially when you would like to get referrals from clients. Many freelancers work with people whom they’ve never seen, and will probably never see, and this is one of the beauties of freelancing. However, it can also pose as a challenge because at least while looking … Continue reading Identifying Types of Clients by the Tone of their E-mails