You may not have a stellar balance sheet to get the best of the best out there, but when people are the key to your business success: How can you hire top talents for less? With plenty of people out of jobs these days, the filtering gets even more tougher as you get hundreds of applications each day. When productivity is in high demand and everybody’s on the lookout for the best worker in town, you need to get creative to attract the right people to your team.
Opportunities in freelancing come and go like the wind. How ready are you when it finally comes knocking on your door?
Words are very powerful in helping you resolve a conflict with a client. Here are 10 phrases to help you do just that…
Google has lots to offer to boost your freelancing business and you may not even be taking advantage of these tools…
If you’re in the marketing field and your job is to think of something new each day, chances are, you’ve experienced getting stuck in a creative rut and you don’t know how to get out of your slump. We’ve read them all before, inspirational books that guide us in finding back our creative flair – be it a travel to destination unknown, a walk in the park or even stepping out of your freelance hub to smell the sunflowers. But, what if all of these are not enough for you to get that creative spark that leads to your next $1 million dollar concept?
Wouldn’t it be a ‘happily ever after‘ story if you can just build an army of people who loves your brand, who spreads the word about just how great you are? Big businesses have a lot going on for them as they hire celebrities to endorse their brand and get consumers come to love their products as well. For small businesses, getting brand advocates who’ll pass on that positive message can be a little bit tougher to get.
Times are tough. You might be tempted to put up a sign board that says ‘Will Work for Food’ in your futile attempt to earn more money. Don’t lose hope yet! You may not have two sets of brains and four pairs of hands to take as much project as you want. To make more cash these days is a must and for this, we have come up with creative ways on how you can make ends meet with these genius tips. Are you ready to earn more?
Social media can either make you or break you. A social media disaster is the worst thing that any business or brand can ever have. Just ask super brands like BP, Southwest Airlines, or Nestle about it and they will tell you how the social tidal wave of dissatisfied consumers has left them struggling to glue back the pieces of their broken brand’s jar; it’s that tough.
Have you ever considered tweeting your way to your next freelance job? Perhaps not. Twitter, a microblogging service that lets you send out a 140-character tweet, is considered by many as an online chatterbox for the bored and the restless. With an average of 55 million tweets per day, how is it even possible for a job seeker to land a match made in the twitter clouds?
The first item that got my attention while I was checking the hottest news on the Web: ” How Google Cost Me $4 Million. “ My curiosity took me in its iron grip as I continue to read on. It was a series of unfortunate choices that could have been prevented, if only the founder of GourmetGiftBaskets.com knew what to look for in hiring a team to do his SEO works. Website owners, be warned. You can also get banned by Google if you’re not paying close attention to what your team is working on.
Gone were the glorious days of the famous Bauhaus movement where form follows function, of beauty and usability merging to produce something minimalist. When it comes to web design, one can only take inspiration from the lost principles of modernist architecture and apply the very concept to produce an effective website that both people and search engines will love. We all know that SEO or search engine optimization is crucial when it comes to building web content, but design is just as important as well.
Innovation… you hear this word a lot these days, but what does it really mean for your business? No wonder that in this geo-social universe that we live in, we’re constantly seeking for something fresh, something that sparks… into the best ideas around – minus the heavy cost of a market research. It’s all about the attitude and spunk that will take your business to the next level. How?