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How to Brand Yourself as A Freelancer How to Brand Yourself as A Freelancer

Guest writer Joe Balestrino is a Search Marketing Expert who has been helping business both large and small market their businesses online for over 7 years. Check out his blog Blog on internet marketing. If you’re a freelancer, you know there’s a lot of competition out there. Regardless of what field you’re in, it’s imperative... [Read more]

Tips for Improving Your Social Media Presence Tips for Improving Your Social Media Presence

Before we get into tactics for improving your social media presence, it must be said that solid marketing is all about the ideas behind your product or service. These ideas need to be communicated on your website with clear messaging and visual appeal (which good creative advertising firms can help you with), as well as through a variety of channels.... [Read more]

What Freelancers Need to Keep in Mind When Looking for Online Backup What Freelancers Need to Keep in Mind When Looking for Online Backup

It’s happened to all of us. We start off with the best of intentions in creating a new habit of backing up every day, and we’re committed to sticking to it. But just like any diet or New Year’s resolution, “real life” creeps in and pulls your attention away towards more important things. At first you only skip a day here or there. But eventually,... [Read more]

Freelancers – The New Workforce Freelancers – The New Workforce

Founder of the Freelancers Union Sara Horowitz explains why the self-employed are a bigger factor in today’s economy. Check out this video from CNNMoney:  Read More →

What is Hosted Exchange? What is Hosted Exchange?

If you have worked in any corporate environment, most likely you were using a Microsoft Exchange powered e-mail solution. The powerful service is used in the vast majority of the businesses today, and many of these servers are administered and maintained by the company I.T. department. Hosted Exchange is a viable option for those individuals and freelancers... [Read more]

Online Printing for Your Small Business Online Printing for Your Small Business

Even today in our virtual world of telecommuting, Skype, and home offices, freelancers still have to get professional materials printed on occasion. As an independent web publisher, I have to admit that most of my working relationships are virtual, but I still find value (and contracts) in local networking and industry events. Handing out business... [Read more]

Top 4 Ways To Apply Your Marketing Knowledge To Blogging Top 4 Ways To Apply Your Marketing Knowledge To Blogging

From the marketing perspective, a blog is not really that different from an “old-fashion” media form. Surprisingly, some people, including your typical business and marketing majors don’t know this. Sure, the medium has changed, but the same marketing principle is still valid. As marketers, we need to strike a conversation with our audience. The... [Read more]

Looking for the Right Free Web Hosting? Looking for the Right Free Web Hosting?

There are many free hosts on the web and the number increases almost on a daily basis. This is because, on the contrary to most people thought, setting up a new free web hosting company is really easy. Therefore, the chances of getting scammed are a bit high, not to mention, the other companies which aren’t reliable enough to support your website... [Read more]

Building an Awesome Navigation Menu with jQuery: Part 2 Building an Awesome Navigation Menu with jQuery: Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part series that will help you build a complex sliding menu, enhanced with modal windows. Click here to read Part 1 of Building an Awesome Navigation Menu with jQuery This second part will cover building a modal window and coding its behavior. If you don’t know what I already explained, please go back to the first... [Read more]

7 Deadly Sins of Blogging 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging

Guest blogger Jimi Olaghere is a young business owner who runs Broke Tycoon, a blog and forum with advice for business and marketing techniques. Seems like everyone is a blogger these days, publishing articles on personal or freelance business blogs, updating statuses on twitter – even commenting on previously written articles. Face it, we’re... [Read more]

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