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How To Work Effectively with Your Freelance Graphic Designer: 3 Tips to Know

January, 18, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Are you looking to work with a freelance graphic designer? Meet Helder, an experienced Graphic and Industrial Designer. Helder has worked for top companies in the automotive and aerospace industry. Helder also moonlights as a freelancer. We interviewed Helder to get a glimpse into his life. For Helder, freelancing is a creative outlet. Freelancers get… Read the full article

8 Tips on Negotiating a Freelance Contract

January, 18, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Negotiating a freelance contract is one of the most stressful tasks. For talented freelancers who like to concentrate their efforts on developing their skills, negotiating a freelance contract might be the least pleasant moment in developing client relationships. So here are some critical tips on how to reach a fruitful freelance contract: When Negotiating a… Read the full article

4 Tips to Hiring a Digital Marketing Consultant

January, 06, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Abby started her Marketing career 14 years ago. It all started with full-time positions in a variety of functions that gave her a broader vision of the marketing aspect of a company. As Client Relations, Business development coordinator, Communication coordinator, Administrative operations community, Abby developed different skills that will be the base for her career… Read the full article

6 Tips on How to Start Freelancing

December, 21, 2020 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

The pandemic has many thinking about how to start freelancing. COVID has forced thousands of businesses to close and yet there is a considerable rise in the number of entrepreneurs looking to start a new business. According to the U.S. Census Bureau there has been an increase of 38% over last year in number of… Read the full article

5 Secrets to Hiring contract help: No staffing agencies

December, 18, 2020 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

As an employer you may have come across times when you need to hire a temporary employee. Temporary help can include filling in for a maternity leave, seasonal or gig help. For example,  your team may have a special project and need to hire a specific skill like a graphic designer for a new logo,… Read the full article

Ultimate Guide to Grow your Business with Freelancers

December, 18, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Globalization, the internet revolution and more recently Covid-19 pandemic have been leading more and more people to look for independent work.   This is a great opportunity for small businesses and entrepreneurs. They can now take advantage of a pool of talented professionals with varying skills. And it has never been easy to grow your business… Read the full article

Hiring freelance game developers to stay competitive

November, 25, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Ironbelly Studios, based in Montreal Quebec has been rocking the gaming world since 2009 thanks to talented freelance game developers. They have literally changed the way games are made. Ironbelly provides creative and technical services to Indie game studios as well as medium to large studios. Specialized in both, game development as well as non-gaming… Read the full article

Which freelancing site is best for your project

November, 18, 2020 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Over the last decade we have seen an increase in the number of freelance marketplaces. The first freelance marketplace began in 1999 and now the list has grown to close to 100 places . Companies now have many options to hire a professional for a gig or a project. This leads to the question: How… Read the full article

5 Freelance Podcasts Every Freelancer Needs To Hear

September, 08, 2020 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

It’s a well-known fact that freelancers are some of the busiest people on the planet. Running your own business, balancing client needs and delivering work product, on time, can be exhausting. Podcasts are a great way to multitask so that when you’re working out in the gym or cooking up dinner you’re still growing as… Read the full article

Making Your Home-Based Business a Reality

August, 24, 2020 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Starting a home-based business can be liberating for people who have always worked for someone else. However, there’s plenty to learn as you get started: how to get your first clients, learning what goes into becoming a consultant, and how to stay productive when you’re the boss. How to find customers Some of the startup… Read the full article