Best practices to negotiate your freelance rate

November, 08, 2017 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

As a freelancer or entrepreneur one of the most important skills that you have to master is negotiation. Negotiating your freelance rate is key to your success. Negotiation is not necessarily a natural skill but luckily it is something you can acquire with knowledge and practice. Most freelancers would prefer to invest all their time… Read the full article

Web Design Inspiration, life as a freelancer

November, 24, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Workhoppers got a chance to sit down with Karina Perez-Tristan, a freelance web designer and artist based in Montreal. Karina’s main freelance work involves creating websites for artists’ portfolios and art galleries. We wanted to learn about how is life as a freelancer in Montreal and her web design inspiration-what made her become the web… Read the full article

How To Become a Successful Blogger

August, 14, 2015 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

As a professional consultant or freelancer, you probably have a lot to say about your field of expertise—after all, it’s this specialized skill set upon which you have based a business. Your knowledge base is what makes you marketable in your industry, and simply sharing your ideas online with a blog can do a lot… Read the full article

5 Tips on Working from Home

April, 15, 2014 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

  A work from home job can be a pretty cushy gig, and if you’re a mother, chances are you’ve wondered if this flexible job scenario is right for you. Freedom, control of your schedule, and not having to commute are just a few of the benefits that make achieving work-life balance easier.  But, work… Read the full article