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Female Entrepreneurs at 50: The Best Time to Start a Business

February, 03, 2021 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

        Female entrepreneurs are often seen as young jean wearing women in their 20’s working 100 hours a week. Although this is true for some, many of us are double that age and wearing skirts. Unfortunately, many funders and government grants are only dedicated to young entrepreneurs under the age of 35.… 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

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

Passive Income Ideas for Freelancers – 6 Tips to Earn More

May, 23, 2019 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Today, more people are working as freelancers than ever before. While freelancing platforms like Workhoppers are an awesome way to find a steady stream of freelance projects, working for yourself is a hustle. Any freelancer is constantly juggling finishing up current projects with finding his or her next one. In order to create a little… Read the full article

Tax Season: Hire freelance professionals

May, 16, 2019 by Linda Singer author workhoppers

It is a brand new year and many of us are looking forward to a fresh start, with endless possibilities and opportunities. But before we can completely embark on our new ventures we are faced with the realization that the fast approaching and painful process of preparing for tax season is upon us. Here are… Read the full article

What is a freelancer? 5 types of Freelancers

April, 19, 2019 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Globalization and the pandemic have been leading more and more workers to look for independent work. Freelancers account for $715 billion of the total US economy every year. There are an estimated 57 million Americans freelancing which make up 36% of the entire workforce (2019). This leads us to ask a very important question, that… Read the full article

A Creative Designer. Never knowingly off duty.

January, 31, 2017 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Meet Wendy: A freelance creative designer in Canada. FREELANCING: What attracts me most is the word FREE. To me it means freedom:  freedom of thought, freedom of actions, free hours in the day when needed, free to express, free to bitch, free to be the best for my clients. It does not mean I work for… Read the full article

Life as a Freelancer – Unfiltered

November, 07, 2016 by Guest Contributor author workhoppers

Ana Doru is the $100 grand prize winner of the Workhoppers’ blog contest with  Life as a Freelancer – unfiltered. Do you know that feeling that you get when you wake up in the morning and you know you have to get to work? Yes, that feeling of resistance from your bed calling you and… Read the full article

Quickbooks online changed my professional life

June, 15, 2016 by Vera Gavizon author workhoppers

Up to 2005, Linda worked full-time for almost 20 years in the same company as a Controller. A change of ownership of that company forced her to make a drastic career change. She then decided to become a freelancer. Her freelance career started to boom when Intuit launched Quickbooks online. Not only had she chosen to work on… Read the full article