How Should a Freelancer Deal with Dry Spells? As much as there are days filled with jobs, jobs and more jobs, there are also some terribly dry days in freelancing. One freelancer calls it the land of Peaks and Pits. The peaks are those never –ending days filled with jobs, while the pits are those … Continue reading Some Days are Dull
Many companies today can be described in one sentence sometimes even a word. You name a company and a picture comes straight to your mind, this is the effect of branding. These companies have worked over the years to develop their brand, by painting themselves in a particular manner so that the public will associate … Continue reading Branding 101 for Freelancers
Dealing with a familiar platform can be a challenging thing to do in Freelancing because it tends to lead to what can be referred to as a breach of professionalism. What is a familiar platform? A platform is familiar when the founder/curator of the platform is known to you either as a friend, acquaintance or … Continue reading Dear Writer: When the Platform is Familiar. . .
Heyyyy! freelancers, here is the second part of the free tutorial by Remi Roy on how to How to Create a Book Design in Canva. If you missed the first part, here is it: https://africanfreelancers.com/2017/06/08/video-learn-how-to-create-a-book-design-in-canva/ Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkW5sEn8E0c
Finding a job as a freelance writer can be a difficult thing, it can sometimes leave you frustrated. Are you tired of scouring the internet in an endless search for sites that pay well? It is hard to find these well-paying blogs, but with much effort and a lot of searching, I bring to you … Continue reading 3 Writing Platforms That Will Make You $100 Richer For Every Article
In the freelance business, as in any other, the proof that your work has been appreciated, and that you have succeeded in communicating trust to your clients is that they keep coming back to you with more work which they would like you to do. But as in all other businesses, we know that not … Continue reading WANT TO KNOW HOW TO KEEP IN CONTACT WITH AN OLD CLIENT? READ THIS!
Are you an author or a soon-to-be author? You know that your book design is on of the important things you need to consider when publishing. And so, watch this video and learn how to create a book cover design in Canva! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcKWSjNhvGU
Reading…that great almost lost art which opens us to so many possibilities! We all know the thing about great individuals, and leaders in almost every sphere of life, being great readers. In other words, if you would be great at something, you would be greatly benefited by taking a peek view into the lives of those who … Continue reading 5 BOOKS EVERY FREELANCER SHOULD READ
Adebisi Adewusi is a freelance writer and photographer. While she writes on various issues, she is particularly interested in issues relating to gender, feminism and social justice. Her writings have appeared in The Huffington Post, SheLeadsAfrica, Circumspecte, Okay Player and Okay Africa. She is a permanent writer at African Feminism and blogs weekly on issues … Continue reading Don’t be scared of putting yourself out there – Adebisi Adewusi
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