On our last post, we’ve talked about popular social tools that can help you manage your remote workers online. Now, we’ve got hot news for you: Your Brand is at Stake! For this, Ajeva brings you practical, no-brainer tips on how to build your brand on the Social Web, on how to create that Wow Factor as you engage an ever-discerning, tech-savvy social crowd. One word of advice though: There’s no such thing as a quick fix when it comes to building your brand using social media and it’s all just a matter of consistency and time.
Opportunities in freelancing come and go like the wind. How ready are you when it finally comes knocking on your door?
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Google has lots to offer to boost your freelancing business and you may not even be taking advantage of these tools…
You’re bored of your freelancing career and suddenly, a novel idea sparks: You want a challenge! Whether it’s for learning’s sake or for taking off your skills to newer heights, you can’t simply resist the lure of something new – so you finally decide that you’ll sign up for that new project ’round the freelancer’s block. You’ve never done anything like that before, but deep inside, you know you can do the work. It’s one of those gut feelings you simply can’t ignore. Have you ever felt this way? Know that you’re not alone.
Everyone’s going social these days and social media is more than just a fancy way of getting connected with friends. We saw businesses like Dell and Zappos leverage the social Web for their success and business owners can also take advantage of these sites to manage their virtual workers. Just because something is new doesn’t mean you have to sign up for it, but there are social media services that can help keep you updated on your team’s progress – for free!
The internet made our lives much easier… it’s faster for us to connect with people, to transfer data and sadly, to steal ideas from someone’s creative genius with a mouse click. When search engines give you constant and fresh content everyday, it’s so fast for anyone to make an image search, copy your work and pass it off as their own. The truth is whatever you post online is always public and you may never know the proportion of people who are copying, borrowing or stealing your original work. How do you deal with this scenario?
It’s dead quiet in your business blog and it has been more than a month since you’ve written incessantly that makes you wonder what you could have been doing wrong? Before you even start the ‘It’s You Not Me‘ thing with your blogging, try stepping into the shoes of your readers and ask yourself if your corporate blog is worth the time commenting to? Many a times, people don’t simply want to comment in a blog without one because it’s like shouting at an empty space, where no one’s listening.
Sometimes, freelance writers take a time off from all those writing works and countless deadlines – and it can take quite a while… a long while, that is. If it had been more than three months that you’re out of the freelance writing scene, coming back to bid for freelance writing projects can be your monster in the dark. Your prospects may have forgotten that you even exist or worse, you got better competition out there. How can you make that stellar comeback?
Rumors has it that 2011 is the year of great possibilities and this idea extends to the world of design on the World Wide Web. We all know that design is a huge factor in building that relationship between small businesses and customers. As new technologies are introduced, we have scoured the net for the most talked about trends that will help brands get that social leverage. The old is out and the in is new. Any guess?
You have defined yourself as a freelancer, someone who bids on several projects and patiently waiting for work opportunities. You aggressively follow every trend and marketplace you find online to help you in your career among the competition out there. As a seasoned professional who knows the ins and outs of a freelancing business, have you asked yourself: What is your sole aim as a freelancer?