Freelancer Spotlight: Gel Niñofranco’s #MyPayoneerStory

Freelancer Spotlight is back! A big thanks to our partner, Payoneer, for hosting #MyPayoneerStory competition last month. We received a lot of interesting and inspiring freelancer stories and it was really hard to pick the winners. Rebecca Jacobs, Payoneer’s* Community Manager, personally helped in the process and we announced it live. Now, be inspired with one of our winner’s encouraging story. Meet Gel Niñofranco, a work at home mom.

 

 

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Are You a Freelancer? Here’s Why You Should Stop Acting Like One

If you are a freelancer who has been chasing after clients and worrying where to find your next gig even before your current project is completed, then you might be doing the wrong thing. And guess what — before you know it, you’ll risk burning yourself out.

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Freelance Blend Covers AMA at Freelancer Forum PH

We’re privileged that an industry friend covered the Ask Me Anything session during the Freelancer Forum PH last October 22, 2016. The podcast features the most pressing issues our freelancers are struggling with. Thanks to our world-class speaker line up who shared their wisdom and experiences in tackling these challenges.

 

If you missed the event, here’s your chance to listen to the Q&A. Check out the podcast and transcription below. Thanks again Marv De Leon and Freelance Blend!

 

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[Infographics] 2016 Annual Freelancer Report

At Freelancing.ph, we pride ourselves that in all that we do, we base it on the freelancers’ voice. We pioneered in publishing Freelancer Salary Reports for 2015 and 2016. Now to start 2017 right, we surveyed 120 Filipino freelancers to help us craft the first Freelancer Annual Report for the Philippines.

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Payoneer Interview Series: Getting Started as a Freelancer

As a freelancing advocate, I take interview opportunities seriously. I feel it’s my own little way of reaching out to someone who might be losing hope or struggling to make ends meet. If I can inspire just one reader, then I’ve done my job.

 

Sharing my latest interview in collaboration with Payoneer*. I talked about how I got started, what my normal work day is like, and some advice to fellow freelancers. Forward to a friend who might need a little career push.

 

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Share your Freelancing Story, Win $50 on Payoneer!

Hello freelancing community!

 

We’re welcoming 2017 with a fantastic giveaway. Our long-time industry friend, Payoneer, is partnering with us once again for an exciting competition. The mechanics of #MyPayoneerStory are simple. All we want is to hear your freelancing story. Are you ready?

 

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[Survey]: 2016 Annual Freelancer Report

Welcome 2017! It’s a brand new year. In our mission to be the main go-to resource for Filipino Freelancers, we will be publishing an annual report. This will help us understand how we are positioned in the freelancing industry and serve as a benchmark for the coming years.

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BIR Requirements Every Filipino Freelancer Should Know

Tax, a dreaded word, especially among freelancers. Last Nov 25, in a #CoffeeBreakSession, we decided to conquer our fears and face it head on. We invited Mark Ong, Chief Financial Officer of Taxumo, to answer the common tax-related questions we get from the freelancing community. And as requested, we are turning this Ask Me Anything session as a resource page for you. Bookmark this, save this, share this.

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How to Start a Freelancer Website from Scratch

Having your own website is a proven way to get client leads because it helps with your reputation. In the world of online work, image is everything. You’ll need a place to sell yourself and showcase your experience. However, building a website may sound scary or intimidating. Don’t worry, you wouldn’t need to learn how to code in order to put up one. Whether doing a website for your portfolio or for a client, here’s your ultimate guide on how to do it from scratch.

 

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PayMaya X Paypal Unite for Freelancers

What is one thing that freelancers struggle with, you ask?

 

You’ll be surprised that a good number find it hard to apply for their very own credit card. I’m all for maintaining financial health, meaning not spending more than you earn, but there are times when having a credit card comes in handy. Case in point – booking for flights online, hotel reservations, hospital bills and even your monthly groceries. This post will offer a solution or alternative to this common freelancer problem.

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